Donation

Members of the Shuswap Community Foundation’s YPAC receive a $75,000 donation from SASCU president and CEO Barry Delaney (back left). The money will bring SASCU’s Youth Endowment Fund up to $100,000. Interest from the fund goes to support youth-centred projects in the region. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Endowment fund for youth projects in the Shuswap given $75,000 boost

SASCU fund intended to have meaningful impact for youth in the region

 

(Black Press file photo)

Tree of Hope campaign’s strong roots sees $1M raised for Okanagan youth groups

The Stober Foundation closed out the campaign with a gift of $500,000.

 

Local Tim Hortons store owners and General Managers presented the YMCA with a $59,908 donation made possible by their record-breaking Smile Cookie sales. (Photo contributed)

Okanagan YMCA all smiles after cookie campaign cash

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign donates $60,000 YMCA of Southern Interior BC

 

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(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)
From left, Kent Kwasny (AIM Roads area 13 north superintendent), Meranda Dessault (Shuswap SPCA centre manager), Candace Bingham (CFP senior woodlands administrator), and Dale Ogston (AIM Roads area 13 senior foreman) pose for a picture after a $3000 donation was made to the SPCA. (Aim Roads/ Facebook)

Ministry of transportation, AIM Roads give back to Shuswap BC SPCA

AIM Roads, Canoe Forest Products, transportation ministry donate $3000

From left, Kent Kwasny (AIM Roads area 13 north superintendent), Meranda Dessault (Shuswap SPCA centre manager), Candace Bingham (CFP senior woodlands administrator), and Dale Ogston (AIM Roads area 13 senior foreman) pose for a picture after a $3000 donation was made to the SPCA. (Aim Roads/ Facebook)
The Lake Country Fire Department went door to door in the first week of December to collect cash and non-perishable food donations for the local food bank. In the photo from left to right is: Deputy Fire Chief Kynan O’Rourke, Fire Inspector Eric De Gelder, Acting Lt. Station 91 Tanya Chartrand, Chief Darren Lee, Food Bank Vince, FF Colton Preissl Station 91, FF Alex Toering Station 81, Deputy Fire Chief Brent Penner. (Contributed)

Firefighters raise over $10K for Lake Country Food Bank

Over 7,000 pounds of non-perishable foods was also collected

The Lake Country Fire Department went door to door in the first week of December to collect cash and non-perishable food donations for the local food bank. In the photo from left to right is: Deputy Fire Chief Kynan O’Rourke, Fire Inspector Eric De Gelder, Acting Lt. Station 91 Tanya Chartrand, Chief Darren Lee, Food Bank Vince, FF Colton Preissl Station 91, FF Alex Toering Station 81, Deputy Fire Chief Brent Penner. (Contributed)
Rayna Wettberg and her son Blake pick out food at the new Central Okanagan Community Food Bank in Kelowna in 2018. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)

Big White to match donations to Central Okanagan Food Bank

The food bank averaged 200 new clients per month in 2022

Rayna Wettberg and her son Blake pick out food at the new Central Okanagan Community Food Bank in Kelowna in 2018. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)
(YMCA of Southern Interior BC/Submitted)

Childcare coming to Kelowna Airport, opportunities to study early childhood education

KF Aerospace donated $50,000 to the YMCA of Southern Interior B.C.

(YMCA of Southern Interior BC/Submitted)
Rotary Club of Okanagan-Mission gave Kelowna Stands with Ukraine a cheque for $6,800 to buy generators for Ukraine. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Okanagan-Mission Rotary donation to buy 12 generators for Ukrainians without power

Kelowna Stands with Ukraine is using the funds to continue helping people impacted by war

Rotary Club of Okanagan-Mission gave Kelowna Stands with Ukraine a cheque for $6,800 to buy generators for Ukraine. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
(District photo)

Lake Country fire crews collecting donations for food bank

Firefighters will be going door-to-door Dec. 4 and 6

(District photo)
The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation is looking to raise the remaining $900,000 needed for an urgently needed second CT scanner. (Submitted photo)

Donations for new CT scanner at Vernon hospital doubled on Giving Tuesday

VJH has an urgent need for a second CT scanner, Galbraith Foundation gives big today

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation is looking to raise the remaining $900,000 needed for an urgently needed second CT scanner. (Submitted photo)
A plane parked at the BC Aviation Museum. (Courtesy BC Aviation Museum)

BC Aviation Museum seeking donations for new floatplane exhibit

Donations will be used in a new exhibit dedicated to floatplanes during the 1950s

A plane parked at the BC Aviation Museum. (Courtesy BC Aviation Museum)
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery staff. (Submitted)

Get in the spirit and support those in need of a hot meal in Kelowna, Vernon

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery in Vernon and Kelowna launches Holiday Hot Meals campaign

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery staff. (Submitted)
Proceeds benefit Food For Thought, a non-profit aiming to help eliminate hunger in children. (Hotel Eldorado)

Festive fun as Tree of Dreams returns to Kelowna

Hotel Eldorado hosts Tree of Dreams Dec. 5-8

Proceeds benefit Food For Thought, a non-profit aiming to help eliminate hunger in children. (Hotel Eldorado)
The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb campaign is looking to raise the remaining $900,000 needed for an urgently needed second CT scanner. (Submitted photo)

Vernon hospital in desperate need of second CT scanner

This year’s Light a Bulb campaign aims to alleviate the lengthy waitlist for a scan

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb campaign is looking to raise the remaining $900,000 needed for an urgently needed second CT scanner. (Submitted photo)
The Salvation Army is in need of multiple volunteers to man the Christmas kettle donation boxes seen around town during the holidays. The kettles will be in place from Nov. 12 to Dec. 24 this year. (Contributed)

Westside Salvation Army kettle volunteers needed during ‘unprecedented level of need’

More than 150 local families and 300 kids are in need of assistance this holiday season.

The Salvation Army is in need of multiple volunteers to man the Christmas kettle donation boxes seen around town during the holidays. The kettles will be in place from Nov. 12 to Dec. 24 this year. (Contributed)
All Are Family Outreach is trying to help a local grandmother acquire a set of donated winter tires, which she is in desperate need of as winter conditions arrive early. (Pixabay photo)

Outreach society looks to help Vernon family in dire need of winter tires

All Are Family Outreach is hoping somebody can donate winter tires to a grandmother of 6

All Are Family Outreach is trying to help a local grandmother acquire a set of donated winter tires, which she is in desperate need of as winter conditions arrive early. (Pixabay photo)
Al Klar, at left, donated an automated external defibrillator to the community of Summerland. With Klar are members of his family. To the right of the machine are Mayor Toni Boot, Mayor-elect Doug Holmes, bylaw officer Darren Krell, Coun. Richard Barkwill and Councillor-elect Janet Peake. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Man who suffered heart attack donates AED unit for downtown Summerland park

Device can increase chance of survival after heart attack

Al Klar, at left, donated an automated external defibrillator to the community of Summerland. With Klar are members of his family. To the right of the machine are Mayor Toni Boot, Mayor-elect Doug Holmes, bylaw officer Darren Krell, Coun. Richard Barkwill and Councillor-elect Janet Peake. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The All Are Family Outreach Society is in need of more sponsors to help struggling families through the 2022 Christmas season. (Contributed)

More Okanagan families needing help, fewer supports available

All Are Family Outreach desperate for sponsors

The All Are Family Outreach Society is in need of more sponsors to help struggling families through the 2022 Christmas season. (Contributed)