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Greater Good

Greater Good

CFAX Santas Anonymous Society acknowledges that tragic events arise (such as fire or flood) that affect children and youth in the community.  The CFAX Santas Anonymous Funding Committee (eight members) assess and respond to children seeking relief from such loss.  Not all critical health issues are covered by BC Medical or other subsidies, and again the committee will provide resources or financial aid when possible.  The Greater Good is a funding resource that has assisted children with health issues where all provincial and health subsidies have been exhausted.   Donate to help local children year-round here!

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Sport, Fun and Summer Camp

Sport, Fun and Summer Camp

Sport, Fun,  and Physical Activity are all imperative to the well being of children and youth. Encouraging children to participate in outdoor extracurricular activities, such as sports, helps them explore and develop skills which are considered beneficial throughout their lives. By participating in sports, children are exposed to various mental, social, emotional, physical and educational benefits. Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association offers spring break and summer camps that deliver a safe and dynamic experience to children and youth with diverse abilities. By equine assisted learning and therapies, the benefits associated with these activities will help improve the health outcomes of participants....

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Education

Education

Programs supporting literacy and numeracy have been a focus of the CFAX Santas Anonymous funding committee for two decades.   Engineering for Kids Vancouver Island - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is a passion for many children and youth. Santas Anonymous is proud to provide workshop and camp subsidies for children who are unable to attend specialized camps or classes due to income challenges. 1500 kids will be able to attend workshops and camps through the year.  2021    $3,000 1000x5 Children's Book Recycling - Their early intervention program is an example of the importance of reaching children with books...

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Child Hunger

Child Hunger

Over 163,000 children in British Columbia experience food insecurity. British Columbia has one of the highest child poverty rates in Canada, 1 in 5 children grow up living below the poverty line.  The high cost of living:  rent, household expenses and childcare, results in crisis for families in our community. Basic needs like food, shelter and warmth are often compromised. Food banks help, but many families still depend on school breakfast, lunch and snack programs to meet their children’s baseline nutritional needs. In 2015 CFAX Santas Anonymous Society added food insecurity to its funding priorities.   Backpack Buddies Hunger does...

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