Dec 26, 2013 / 7:52 am
The Cast-A-Light campaign for the Kelowna Community Food Bank is only half way to our goal of $50,000 - can you help?
Dec 17, 2013 / 5:00 am
Tricia fights hard to hold back her tears. She had to move home this year after fifteen years of living on her own.
As a holistic health practitioner, certified herbalist and reflexologist she is used to healing others. But a serious car crash six years ago pushed her towards disability and...
Dec 11, 2013 / 8:00 am
Anne McClymont Elementary students Lucy Dehaas and Madison Dyck present $363.70 to the Kelowna Food Bank. The funds are from their pizza fundraiser last Friday.
The girls treated all three grade six classes to a delicious hot lunch, by donation. “Everybody had a slice even if they...
Dec 10, 2013 / 5:00 am
Justin dropped by the Kelowna Food Bank today just to say thanks. He is a single dad working three jobs while caring for his four-year-old son. He recently earned his Community Support Worker Diploma from Vancouver Career College and is working at both the Bridge Family Services and the Pathways...
Dec 5, 2013 / 12:38 pm
Over $200,000 has been donated through the Cast-A-Light campaign since its inception in 2007, and this year the Kelowna Community Food Bank hopes to raise $50,000.
Dec 4, 2013 / 5:00 am
The Food Bank’s Sponsor-a-Family Program is a special way for people to bring joy to others at Christmas. Our sponsors are matched with deserving families and provided with their personalized “wish list.” Sponsors present their gifts in person at the food bank, making many happy...
Dec 3, 2013 / 1:00 pm
A woman says thank you to the Kelowna Community Food Bank for their great help and support.
Dec 2, 2013 / 9:49 am
At Jodi Quibell's garage sale people don't bring money, they bring food.
"Knowing there are children who are not given enough to eat in our community hurts my heart. Because of this, in December 2012, I decided to take action and started Food for Gifts. My sister-in-law was my...
Nov 28, 2013 / 5:00 am
It’s easy to miss Terry; she stands less than 5 feet tall. She lives alone in her tiny apartment near Pandosy Street.
Terry visits the food bank once a month, she has no choice. Her rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia prevent her from working. Her $900 disability...
Nov 27, 2013 / 5:00 am
There are many reasons to volunteer at the Kelowna Food Bank. Some people enjoy giving back to our community, while others volunteer to learn new skills and gain work experience.
Kim is here twice a week, on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. He is one of our long serving volunteers, busy with a...
Nov 26, 2013 / 5:00 am
The number of Canadians turning to food banks for help is still at record highs, according to Food Banks Canada’s annual national study released today.
HungerCount 2013 reports that in a typical month, food banks in Canada provide food to more than three quarters of a million separate...
Nov 25, 2013 / 5:00 am
Christmas is a magical time of year; sadly not everyone shares in the full joy of the season.
Every December, we team up with the Food Bank to brighten lives in our community at Christmas and throughout the year.
Beginning November 25th, Cast- A-Light, our annual online campaign features...