Binning dinner raises $40,000

The 2012 Deepak Binning Foundation dinner raised $40,000 for three charitable causes.

The 12th annual Deepak Binning Foundation dinner last weekend raised $40,000 for three charitable causes.

The foundation was able to pledge $30,000  to the new UBC Okanagan Medical School; $5,000 to the cancer center in Kelowna, and $5,000 to the East Meets West Orphans Foundation.

The dinner also saw Kelowna philanthropist Tom Budd give $35,000 to the orphans foundation over the next three years.