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Toys Brighten The Holidays For Local Kids And Families

For Jessica, Christmas was a flurry of drones, remote control cars, and more. While she can’t quite remember the names of everything her kids got for Christmas, she knows they certainly can. After months of unexpected challenges from COVID-19, the amazing gifts made a dreary year much brighter for the family.

New Strategic Partnership To Support Informal Caregivers Through Innovative Telepresence Robot Project

Through the generosity of our supporters and a new strategic partnership with Research Manitoba, The Vic Foundation has invested $180,000 in a new telepresence robot project from researchers at the University of Manitoba, designed to minimize the burden on these caregivers and support individuals living with dementia.

Virtual Trip Supports Well-Being of Vic Staff

Although the COVID-19 pandemic prevents us from travelling around the globe, staff at The Vic experienced a special — and virtual — trip to Mexico.

Happy Holidays from The Vic Foundation!

2020 has been a year unlike any other. As we celebrated our community’s accomplishments in December 2019, none of us could have predicted the challenges, losses, triumphs, heartbreaks and successes we would face over the next 365 days. It has truly been a year for the history books.

Senior Isolation over the Holidays

No matter what you’re celebrating, the winter holidays usually signify a time of togetherness, a time to see friends and family and to catch up with one another. This holiday season, many of us are disappointed that our usual get-togethers may have to be put on hold. But for many seniors the holidays have often been a time of isolation, even before COVID-19.