Cast-A-Light

Community Skate for the Food Bank

Dec 17, 2014 / 8:00 am

About the Food Bank

Dec 17, 2014 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Community Food Bank is a self-supporting non-profit organization, raising food and funds through donations, special events, community food drives and local and national sponsors. The Food Bank is operated by a volunteer board of directors, ten full and part-time staff and more than 100...

Tyler wants to be a fireman

Dec 27, 2013 / 7:34 am

This girl wants to sing, but not for food

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?

Feeding Hope

Dec 23, 2013 / 8:50 am

Sarah wants to be an astronaut

Dec 22, 2013 / 8:32 am

Chefs cook up help for the food bank

Dec 19, 2013 / 11:04 am



Food for Christmas

Dec 18, 2013 / 12:01 pm

Heal yourself first

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...

Jenny wants to be a ballerina

Dec 16, 2013 / 10:00 am

Zookeeper wants to feed animals

Dec 14, 2013 / 8:24 am

Making babies smile

Dec 13, 2013 / 8:56 am

Grade six social entrepreneurs!

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...

Working three jobs to make ends meet

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...

Casting a light for the last 7 years

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.

How to sponsor a local family

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...

Giving thanks to the food bank

Dec 3, 2013 / 1:00 pm

A woman says thank you to the Kelowna Community Food Bank for their great help and support.

Food bank donations used as currency

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...

Big things come in small packages

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...

Kim: One of our brightest lights

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...

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Top Cast-a-light Donors

Personal

  1. Pirjo Boucher $1,000.00
  2. Shaundra Ihas $1,000.00
  3. Stuart Morton $1,000.00

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Cast-a-light Donors

  • Bob Hemmerling $1000.00
  • Stuart Morton $1000.00
  • Shaundra Ihas $1000.00
  • Pirjo Boucher $1000.00
  • Keith Wemp $500.00
  • Michael Sidoni $500.00
  • John Oliver $500.00
  • Timothy Scott $500.00
  • William Farley $500.00
  • Richard Boyd $500.00
  • Gordon Wallace $500.00
  • Jodie Capling $400.00
  • Carol King $400.00
  • Mona Steinberg $250.00
  • Carolyn Keay $250.00
  • Marie Baldigara $200.00
  • Gilbert Strauss $200.00
  • Janet Stein $200.00
  • Mary T Fabris $200.00
  • Melanie Hall $100.00
  • Adrian Rizzo $100.00
  • Dana Zovko $100.00
  • Lindsay Sill $100.00
  • Karen Tonn $100.00
  • Roger Hume $100.00
  • Nicki Hokazono $100.00
  • Sue Andres $100.00
  • Kevin Bohnet $100.00
  • Jesse Wall $100.00
  • Barbara Bailey $100.00
  • Dan Atkinson $100.00
  • Scott Washburn $100.00
  • Maureen Makin $100.00
  • Brian Bowkett $100.00
  • Sandra Rice $100.00
  • Gail Temple $100.00
  • George McFeeters $100.00
  • Sheilagh Livingstone $100.00
  • Leslie A Falk $100.00
  • Patricia Adams $100.00
  • Paul Fassinger $100.00
  • James R Leemng $100.00
  • Thomas Wyatt $100.00
  • Alice Reg Quantz $100.00
  • Michael Rice $75.00
  • Megan Poole $56.00
  • Carol Butcher $50.00
  • Jim Van Dam $50.00
  • Karen Treadgold $50.00
  • Jennifer St. Jean $50.00
  • James Elder $50.00
  • Leanna McDonald $50.00
  • Dorothy Weavers $50.00
  • Genevieve Dumont $50.00
  • Marian Ryan $50.00
  • Brian Miller $50.00
  • Michael Colby $50.00
  • Judy Ronacher $50.00
  • Tim Manning $50.00
  • Mitch Gwynne $50.00
  • David Slater $50.00
  • Gwynne Harries $50.00
  • Lloyd Horton $40.00
  • Rhonda Smith $40.00
  • Sharon Hyatt $35.00
  • Heather Behl $30.00
  • Kelvin Giesbrecht $25.00
  • Diane Brownrigg $25.00
  • Charlene Barren $25.00
  • Joan Carmichael $25.00
  • Wendy Bingham $25.00
  • Leigh Bartha $25.00
  • Doug Mehus $25.00
  • Jeremy Zinger $25.00
  • Diane Brownrigg $25.00
  • Kevin Bouliane $20.00
  • Mary Ann Senadjan $20.00

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About Cast-A-Light

Castanet.net has partnered with the Kelowna Community Food Bank to raise much needed funds, food, and toys for children and families in our community.

Our goal this year is to raise $50,000 with all funds going to programs at the Kelowna Community Food Bank.

Your donation to the sixth annual Cast-A-Light Campaign will provide a brighter future for those less fortunate in our community.
The Kelowna Community Food Bank will acknowledge all gifts to the Cast-A-Light Campaign. Tax receipts are mailed for donations in the amount of $10 or more with addresses provided.












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