An Investment in YOUR Community
As a sponsor of this unique Christmas luncheon on Vancouver Island, your message will be heard by thousands, including your very own customers. Through numerous promotional eﬀorts, your brand will be linked to this great cause for weeks before and after the event – in meaningful ways.
Your company will benefit from thousands of impressions, tied to one of the most recognizable brands in British Columbia.
All funds raised from the luncheon will be supporting the local community in need.
We hope you take this opportunity to invest with us.
The Hope in the City Luncheon brings together thought leaders and philanthropists from the Island community. It is an opportunity to come together, ring in the holiday season and recognize and celebrate the importance and impact of philanthropy in our communities.
Meet Our Speaker
Shirley Hunter is a third-generation Victorian who is proud to live in British Columbia. A passionate advocate of the marginalized and of common-sense economic solutions Shirley has worked in community development and property management, and chaired the federal Employment Insurance Appeal Board.
Throughout her career, Shirley has worked with clients whose needs fell in the gap between social services, probation, education, and health. She has assisted neighborhoods in developing local solutions to community problems, and has also worked with resource groups, providing support services to people living in sheltered housing and dealing with mental health and addiction issues.
Shirley has shared her knowledge as a member of The Salvation Army Victoria Advisory Board for several years. In 1988 she was the Founding Director of Crime Stopper Victoria and has since worked with the Greater Victoria Hospital Foundation, BC Women’s Hospital Foundation, the Victoria Foundation and more.
Our Generous Supporters of 2022
Meet Our Host
Anchor, CHEK News
Joe Perkins has been sharing the news on Vancouver Island since 2011 where he began as a reporter and anchor as well as a radio host before joining CHEK News in 2019.
Joe has earned multiple RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association Canada) awards at the regional and national level. A strong believer in helping others, Joe prides himself on contributing in his community and we look forward to having him emcee this year’s Hope in the City Luncheon.