Meeting Information

Our Next Meeting ...

Meeting at Mary Winspear

2243 Beacon Ave
Sidney, BC V8L 1W9
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Next Meeting is March 6, 2024 December 6, 2023

Register @ 6:00 pm for social time.

The meeting is 7:00 -8:00 pm

This meeting will be held at Mary Winspear Centre. 

To ease the administrative burden on us Leading Ladies, for tax receipts, the charities will be issuing directly to members; therefore, please ensure your complete address is on your cheque or in the MEMO line. The tax receipt will be issued to the name on the cheque – the woman’s name if a joint account. If you are paying with a business account, please make a note of the member’s name. Please do not fill anything in the ‘Payee’ line of the cheque as the recipient will be decided upon at our meeting. If your donation is to be made in cash, please donate in an envelope with your name and address on the envelope.

Record of our organization

Meeting Archives

Our Last Meeting

Our Thirty Seventh Meeting was December 6th and was held at the Mary Winspear Centre where we celebrated our annual tradition of deserts and prosecco. 

The three charities were: 

1. Cancer Driveline Society

2. First Open Heart Society of BC

3. Saanich Historical Artifacts Society

 

 

First Open Heart Society of BC  received $17,700.

Total donated so far $602,000.

 

Previous Meetings​

Our Thirty Sixth meeting was September 13th and was held at the Mary Winspear Centre

 

The three charities were:

1. Cancer Driveline Society

2. Vancouver Island Kids Klub Society/The Brown Bag Lunch Program

3. The Farmlands Trust Society

Vancouver Island Kids Klub Brown Ba Lunch Program received $16,700

 

Total donated so far $584,300

 

 

Our Thirty Fifth meeting was June 7th, 2023 and was held at the Mary Winspear Centre.

The three charities were:

– 1000 x 5 Children’s Book Recycling Project
– Learning Storm Education Society
– Cycling Without Age Society
 
Learning Storm Education Society received $16,600 
Total donated so far $567,600
 

Our Thirty Fourth Meeting was held March 8, 2023

The three charities were:

The Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation

First Open Heart Society of BC

ArtSea Community Arts Council

The Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation received $16,100

Total donated so far $551,900

Our Thirty Third Meeting was held December 07, 2022

The three charities were:

Learning Storm Education Society

Saanich Peninsula Hospital & Healthcare Foundation

Mount Newton Centre Society

Mount Newton Centre Society received $16,200

Total donated so far $535,800

Our Thirty Second meeting was held September 7, 2022

The three charities were:

Saanich Peninsula Hospital & Healthcare Foundation

HeroWork

Westcoast Reach Association

Westcoast Reach Association received $16,000

Total donated so far

$519,600

Our Thirty First Meeting was held June 01, 2022

The three charities were:

 

The Saanich Peninsula Hospital and Healthcare Foundation

Balfour’s Friends Foundation

HeroWork

Balfour Friends Foundation received $16,000

Total donated so far $503,600

Our Thirtieth Meeting was held March 9, 2022

The three charities were:

Balfour Friends Foundation

Parkinson Wellness Projects

Shoreline Medical

Shoreline Medical received $15,600

Total donated so far:

$487,600

Our Twenty Ninth Meeting was held December 01, 2021

The three charities were The Boys and Girls Club

The Mary Winspear Centre

Resthaven Lodge

Resthaven Lodge received $16,800

Total donated so far $472,000

Our Twenty Eighth Meeting was held September 22, 2021

The three charities were:

Help Fill A Dream

The Mary Winspear Centre

ORCCA

ORCCA received $16,800

Total donated so far $455,200

Our Twenty Seventh Meeting was held June 9, 2021

The three charities were:

Family Caregivers Society of BC

Raincoast conservation Foundation

West Coast Reach Association

Family Caregivers Society of BC received $17,000

Total donated so far $438,400

Our Twenty Sixth meeting was held March 10, 2021

The three charities were:

Shoreline Medica Society

Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

Victoria Hospice Society

Victoria Hospice Society received $17000.

Total donated so far  $421,400

Our Twenty Fifth Meeting was held December 9, 2020.

The three charities were:

Saanich Peninsula Hospital & Healthcare Foundation

Help Fill a Dream

New Roads Therapeutic Community

New Roads Therapeutic Community received $18,500

Total donated so far $404,400

Our Twenty Fourth Meeting was held September 23, 2020 via ZOOM

The three charties were:

Greater Victoria Citizen’s Counselling Centre

Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation

West Coast Reach Association

Citizens Counselling Centre received $19,700.

Total donated so far $385,900

We did not have a June Meeting due to Covid

Our Twenty Third Meeting was held March 04, 2020

The three charities were:

Need 2 Suicide Prevention Education and Support

Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

Beacon Community Services

Need 2 Suicide Prevention Education and Support received $23,000

Total donated so far $366,200

Our Twenty Second Meeting was held December 9th 2020

The three charities were:

Saanich Peninsula & Healthcare Foundation

Help Fill a Dream

New Roads Theraputic Community

New Roads Theraputic Community received $17,800

Total donated so far $343,200

Our Twenty First Meeting was held September 23rd, 2020 via ZOOM

The three charities were:

Greater Victoria Citizens Counselling Centre

Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation

West Coast Reach Association

Citizens Counselling Centre received $19,700

Total donated so far  $324,900

Our Twentieth Meeting was March 4, 2020

The three charities were:

Need 2 Suicide Prevention Education & Support 

Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

Beacon Community Services/Shoal Centre

Need 2 Suicide Prevention Education and Support received $20,300.

Total donated so far $305,200

Our Nineteenth Meeting was December 4th, 2019

The three charities were:

Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation

Mary Winspear Society

Kamps for Kids

Kamps for Kids received $18,800

Total donated so far $284,900

Our Eighteenth Meeting was September 18, 2019

The three charities were:

Victoria Hospice Society

Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation

Cancer Driveline

Cancer Driveline received $17,700

Total donated so far $266,100

Our Seventeenth Meeting was June 05, 2019

The three charities were:

1000 X 5 Early Literacy Book Project

Citizen’s Counselling Centre

Kamps for Kids

1000 X 5 Early Literacy Book Project received $17,400

Total donated so far $248,400

Our Sixteenth Meeting was March 13, 2019

The three charities were:

Juan De Fuca Search and Rescue 

We Rage We Weep Alzheimer Foundation

HeroWork Program Society

HeroWork Program Society Received $17,000

Total donated so far $231,000

Our Fifteenth Meeting was December 06, 2018

The Three Charities were:

Spinal Cord Injury BC

YMCA/YWCA Young Moms Project

Mount Newton Centre Respite Program

Mount Newton Centre Respite Program received $17,000

Total raised so far is $214,000

Our Fourteenth Meeting

was Sept 12, 2018 

The three charities were:

The Mary Winspear Centre

Island Kids Cancer Association

Cornerstone Youth Society/Sanctuary

Cornerstone Youth Sanctuary received $16,600

Total donated so far $197,000

Our Thirteenth Meeting was held May 30, 2018

The three charities were: YMCA/YWCA On Vancouver Island Young Mom’s Program

Kamps for Kids

InterCultural Association

InterCultural Association received $164,000

Total donated so far $180,400

Our Twelfth Meeting was held March 7th, 2018 

The three charities were:

Victoria Women’s Transition Housing Society

Together we Can

Beacon Community Services 1000 X 5 books

Victoria Womens Transition Housing Society received $16,200

Total donated so far is $164,000

Our Eleventh meeting was held Nov 22, 2017 

The three Charities were:

Citizen’s Councelling Centre

Saanich Peninsula Hospital Foundation

Ovarian Cancer Canada

Ovarian Cancer Canada received $16,100

Total donated so far is $147,800

Our Tenth Meeting was Sept 06, 2017

The three charities were: 

We Rage We Weep Alzheimer’s Foundation

Threshold Housing Society

Mt. Newton Centre Society

Threshold Housing Society received $15,00

Total donated so far $131,700

Our Nineth Meeting was June 07, 2017 

The three charities were:

Children’s Heart Network 

Threshold Housing Society

Mary Winspear Centre

Children’s Heart Network received $15,300

Total donated so far is $116,700

Our Eighth Meeting was March 01, 2017 

The three Charites were:

Beacon Community Services

Anawin House

Bridges for Women Society

Bridges for Women Society received $15,300

The total donated so far is $101,400

Our Seventh Meeting was Nov. 30, 2016 

The three charities were:

The Children’s Heart Network

Canadian Foundation of University Women

Sidney Lion’s Food Bank

Sidney Lions Food Bank received $14,000

The total donated so far is $86,100

Our Sixth Meeting was Sept 07, 2016

The three charities were: 

Boys and Girls Club Warrior Women’s Program

Beacon Community Service 1000 X 5 Childrens Book Recycling Project

Victoria Women’s Transition House

Victoria Women’s Transition House received $13,400

Total donated so far is $72,100

Our Fifth Meeting was June 08, 2016

The three charities were:

Children’s Heart Network

Victoria Hospice Society

Canadian Federation of University Women

The Victoria Hospice Society received $13,600

Total donated so far $58,700

Our Fourth Meeting was March 02, 2016

The three charites were:

Jumpstart

ParkinGo Wellness

Bridges for Women Society

ParkinGo Wellness received $13,100

Total donated so far $45,100

Our Third Meeting was Dec 09 2015 

The two Charities were:

ParkinGo Wellness

Artemis Place

Artemis Place received $12,700

Total donated so far $32,000 

Our Second Meeting was  Sept. 16, 2015 

The three Charites were: 

Artemis Place

Victoria Hospice

The Victoria Brain Injury Society

The Victoria Brain Injury Society received $10,900.

Total donated so far is $19300  

Our First Meeting was held May 06, 2015 at Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club

The three charities were:

Artemis Place

Cridge Centre For The Family

Kids Fund

Cridge Centre for the Family received $8400.