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Successful year in heroes

Dec 5, 2018 / 8:00 am

Pathways Abilities Society has wrapped up another successful year recognizing ‘Heroes’ in Kelowna and surrounding communities. The non-profit...

Coast Capital donates

Dec 4, 2018 / 10:45 am

Coast Capital Savings, Canada’s Largest credit union by membership is donating a total of $75,000 to food banks across the province. The Central Okanagan...

Double your donations!

Nov 23, 2018 / 3:00 pm

In less than a week, The Seniors Outreach & Resource Center is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. #GivingTuesday kicks off...

Joe Rich Fire food drive

Nov 23, 2018 / 9:48 am

The Joe Rich Fire department members went door to door this year and they were able to collect $1,730 in donations and over 2,430 pounds of food for the Central...

Students donate clothing

Nov 19, 2018 / 3:13 pm

An Uplands Elementary grade five class has donated 529 articles of clothing to Penticton Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department patients. Department...

Heroes who give a damn

Nov 13, 2018 / 10:51 am

The 100 Men Who Give a Damn are no more as the group recreated itself with the inaugural event of the 100 Heroes Who Give a Damn held Tuesday, November 6, 2018....

Penny Lane supports

Nov 9, 2018 / 7:00 am

Summerland charity’s gift to the new child care centre at Okanagan College is helping give South Okanagan families peace of mind and access to quality...

National Philanthropy Day

Nov 8, 2018 / 2:51 pm

Wednesday November 15th is National Philanthropy Day, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Okanagan Chapter here in Kelowna, will celebrate...

Crime Stoppers Awards

Nov 6, 2018 / 2:06 pm

Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers has been recognized internationally for an outstanding video Public Service Announcement. Crime Stoppers International (CSI)...

Spaghetti dinner a success!

Nov 4, 2018 / 8:00 am

Seventy-Seven year old Helen Croden is a going concern when it comes to helping people. She has a wealth of some 40 plus years of experience, of mostly...

Animal Lifeline receives!

Nov 3, 2018 / 10:00 am

The staff of Bosley's by Pet Valu in Penticton have been busy in October. For the Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team (ALERT) they managed to fundraise...

SPCA Fundraiser

Nov 2, 2018 / 2:28 pm

Halloween was a little less scary for the animals at the local shelter thanks to the Okanagan community who came together to support the SPCA Fundraiser and...

RCMP awards ceremony

Oct 30, 2018 / 10:00 am

Police officers, employees of the RCMP Southeast District area, along with a member of the Grand Forks Search and Rescue Team were honoured at the annual...

KDSC receives donations

Oct 29, 2018 / 9:44 am

The Kelowna & District Safety Council (KDSC), announces a pair of donations totaling $5,000 from the Kelowna Professional Firefighters Charitable Society...

Operation Christmas Child

Oct 25, 2018 / 4:19 pm

Canada’s 2018 Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection season starts today, as thousands of individuals, families, churches, businesses, sports teams,...

Serving up support

Oct 24, 2018 / 1:42 pm

Brown's Social House served more than food recently, dishing up thousands of dollars in charitable donations. The Shriners breakfast on Sunday raised just...

Access to literacy programs

Oct 23, 2018 / 7:00 am

Community-based adult literacy programs in the Okanagan are giving people the reading, writing, math and computer skills needed to manage personal finances,...

Concussion Clinic launch

Oct 22, 2018 / 8:48 am

Local non-profit organization, BrainTrust Canada, is launching a social enterprise providing concussion recovery for children and youth ages 5 to 25 who have...

Water Board recognizes

Oct 17, 2018 / 2:20 pm

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and its Okanagan WaterWise program has wrapped up its valley-wide outdoor residential water conservation campaign...

Ex Nihilo raises over $19K

Oct 16, 2018 / 8:00 am

Ex Nihilo Vineyards Okanagan Valley Inc. has raised $19,155 for Parkinson Society British Columbia. The funds were raised through a combination of silent and...

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