charity

Fundraiser comedy night is Feb. 23 at Runaways Lounge. (Train Wreck Comedy)

Kelowna’s Train Wreck Comedy puts the ‘fun’ in fundraiser

Train Wreck Comedy hosts a fundraiser for HER International on Feb. 23

 

(BGC Okanagan/Submitted)

BGC Okanagan gets boost from mystery donor ahead of Pink Shirt Day

BGC Okanagan breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 22

 

Nicole Frey feeds animals across the world through the Animal Food Bank. (contributed)

Spread the love in Kelowna, sponsor a heart for the Animal Food Bank

The goal is to raise $2,000 to purchase pet food

 

Crystal Hedlund (left), who operates a business, Crystal’s Baked Blessings, helps out families in need with Christmas dinners and gifts. (Submitted photo)

Burnout, death threats, stigma: Inside the life of an Okanagan non-profit operator

Three women who have tasked themselves with helping others share their stories

Crystal Hedlund (left), who operates a business, Crystal’s Baked Blessings, helps out families in need with Christmas dinners and gifts. (Submitted photo)
Rob Balsdon hosts Train Wreck Comedy at Runaways on Feb. 23. (Facebook)

Chuckle for charity with Train Wreck Comedy in Kelowna

Train Wreck hosts a show in support of Kelowna charity Her International

Rob Balsdon hosts Train Wreck Comedy at Runaways on Feb. 23. (Facebook)
(Central Okanagan Food Bank/Contributed)

‘Be An Angel’ campaign raises close to $500k for Central Okanagan Food Bank

In the 27th iteration of the December-based fundraiser, The Thomas Allen Budd Foundation contributed $30,000

(Central Okanagan Food Bank/Contributed)
(Third Space Charity/Instagram)

Kelowna charity offering accessible counselling to fend off winter blues

Third Space Charity is offering up to seven sessions with their masters level practicum interns

(Third Space Charity/Instagram)
Cats found in box in Penticton in Dec. (OHS)

101 reasons to donate and save animals in the Okanagan

Okanagan Humane Society takes on Betty White Challenge

Cats found in box in Penticton in Dec. (OHS)
First Link® Dementia Helpline can provide you with the support and answeres you need.

Stand up against dementia stigma this Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Jana Schulz of Cranbrook, B.C. – a registered social worker, working as…

  • Jan 9, 2023
First Link® Dementia Helpline can provide you with the support and answeres you need.
Golden is on the road to recovery. (AlleyCats/ Facebook)

Emaciated cat staggers the ‘Golden Mile’ to seek refuge at South Okanagan winery

Golden the tabby is now in the care of AlleyCats Alliance

Golden is on the road to recovery. (AlleyCats/ Facebook)
The Smile 23 project will make it possible for 
children ages six to 12 without dental coverage to get a free teeth checkup.

Something to smile about in 2023: Kelowna dentist cleans kids teeth for free

Smile 23 will help 23 children get a free dental cleaning and new electric toothbrush

The Smile 23 project will make it possible for 
children ages six to 12 without dental coverage to get a free teeth checkup.
The Kelowna Community Fridge needs a new home. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Kelowna’s only community fridge out of commission until it finds a new home

The fridge is emptied and filled multiple times each day

The Kelowna Community Fridge needs a new home. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Tanny the cat and Magnus the dog were rescued by OHS. (OHS)

Busiest year ever for Okanagan Humane Society

More than 1,400 animals rescued

  • Dec 30, 2022
Tanny the cat and Magnus the dog were rescued by OHS. (OHS)
(Photo/The Bravery Foundation)

Kelowna foundation urges support for Ukraine orphanage

Donations to Beehouse Love Orphanage can be made through the Bravery Foundation

(Photo/The Bravery Foundation)
A dump site in the Okanagan before the Okanagan Forest Task Force arrived to clean it up (top photo) and how it looks after the cleanup is done (bottom).
(Kane Blake photos)
A dump site in the Okanagan before the Okanagan Forest Task Force arrived to clean it up (top photo) and how it looks after the cleanup is done (bottom).
(Kane Blake photos)
BGC Okanagan provides safe and supportive place for children and youth where they can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. (BGC Okanagan photo0

BGC Okanagan helping kids succeed in 2022

A survey reported 85 per cent of young people stated that they are more confident

  • Dec 23, 2022
BGC Okanagan provides safe and supportive place for children and youth where they can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. (BGC Okanagan photo0
Children outside school in India. (Contributed)

East Meets West charity starts to thrive after pandemic shutdown

The charity helps children from as locally as Kelowna, and as far as India

  • Dec 22, 2022
Children outside school in India. (Contributed)
A group signs waivers in preparation for the start of the charity ride. (Zachary Delaney/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke’s annual charity snowmobile ride returns

The group left the parking lot of Revelstoke’s Snowmobile Club at 9:30 a.m.

A group signs waivers in preparation for the start of the charity ride. (Zachary Delaney/Revelstoke Review)
(Submitted photo)

Okanagan outreach ‘swamped’ trying to help all

All Are Family Outreach hoping to raise $5,000 to get them through first six months of 2023

(Submitted photo)
Rhonda Zakala (YMCA, left middle), Richelle Lecky (BGC Okanagan, right middle) encourage the community to support reaching their $500,000 fundraising goal through the 25th Anniversary of the Tree of Hope Campaign. Donations will be matched by Ken and Linda Stober (far left, far right) of the Stober Foundation until December 31st. (YMCA of Southern Interior/Contributed)

Kelowna’s Tree of Hope almost at finish line of donation goal

The 25th annual Tree of Hope campaign is sitting at $403,000

Rhonda Zakala (YMCA, left middle), Richelle Lecky (BGC Okanagan, right middle) encourage the community to support reaching their $500,000 fundraising goal through the 25th Anniversary of the Tree of Hope Campaign. Donations will be matched by Ken and Linda Stober (far left, far right) of the Stober Foundation until December 31st. (YMCA of Southern Interior/Contributed)
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