We Can Support MAZON with Confidence


We have long supported MAZON because they do wonderful work providing food to those in need across Canada, both Jewish and non-Jewish, including in Victoria.  When I heard it said that MAZON has “left Victoria behind,” I contacted Director Izzy Waxman and she quickly reassured me that the rumour was baseless.

MAZON supported three programs in Victoria in 2019: the Mustard Seed Food Bank, the Preschool Nutrition Program at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre, and the Emergency Food Subsidy Program at Jewish Family Services of Vancouver Island. Continue reading We Can Support MAZON with Confidence

A musical feast with Ken Lavigne Food Bank Fundraiser

Ken LavigneWednesday, November 21, 7:00 pmSt. John the Divine and Pacific Opera present “A Musical Feast with Ken Lavigne” on Wednesday, November 21, 7:00 pm at the Baumann Centre, 925 Balmoral Road, Victoria.  $100/Person (Complementary Appetizers/Cash Bar); Patron Ticket: $150/Person (includes champagne reception with the artists at 6:00 pm) available only from Carol-Ann Zenger in the church of office of St. John the Divine 250-383-7169 ext. 226 or carolann.zenger@stjohnthedivine.bc.ca.  Proceeds are to benefit the Food Bank at St. John the Divine.

Food Bank Benefit Concert

Soul GospelSaturday, May 12, 7:30 pm, St. John the Divine Church — Victoria Soul Gospel Choir presents a benefit Mother’s Day Concert on Saturday, May 12 at 7:30 pm at St. John the Divine Church, 1611 Quadra Street, Victoria V8W 2L5.  Tickets are $20 (children under 10 free) available at Ivy’s Bookshop, Munro’s Books, St. John the Divine Church office and online at www.victoriasoulgospel.ca. Concert is a benefit for the Food Bank at St. John the Divine.