Donor News

Dec 22

Tree of Hope: BGC Okanagan bringing Families and Community Together

On the 25th Anniversary of Kelowna’s iconic Tree of Hope, the Stober Foundation will be matching all funds raised up to $500,000 and directing them to the YMCA of Southern Interior BC and BGC Okanagan – two local charities who are united in sharing their common goal of raising healthier families and communities through their vital, life-changing programs. The...
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Dec 19

Community rallies behind Tree of Hope campaign to reach $1M goal

The 25th annual Tree of Hope campaign in support of the YMCA of Southern Interior and BGC Okanagan needs your help to reach their goal. This year, the Stober Foundation is #raisinghope by matching all funds raised up to $500,000 to support two local charities whose united mission is to promote healthy and resilient children, youth and...
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Dec 09

Tree of Hope: BGC Okanagan Clubs have impact

“Today was the best day,” is a saying quite often heard at BGC Okanagan Clubs and a feeling that children and youth need in their lives now more than ever. As the charity of choice for the Tree of Hope campaign, along with the YMCA of Southern Interior BC, donations from the community will have...
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Nov 10

Winter Fest brings free family fun to Kelowna

With a common goal of bringing families together in a festive, healthy and active way, the Landmark District, City of Kelowna, BGC Okanagan, and YMCA of Southern Interior have partnered to host the inaugural annual Family Winter Fest. This free-to-all event, being held Saturday, Nov. 26 inside and outside of Parkinson Recreation Centre, will provide...
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Nov 04

Rogers helps BGC Okanagan Youth through 2022 Community Grants program

Rogers Communications announced today it had awarded its 2022 Ted Rogers Community Grants to over 70 registered charities and non-profits, including BGC Okanagan to assist youth at the Summerland Club. The Rogers Community Grants program supports youth aged 15-29 in the areas of education, digital literacy, health, sport, and entrepreneurship. A $10,000 Ted Rogers Community Grant was...
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Oct 24

BGC Okanagan selected as charity for Tree of Hope

KELOWNA – October 19th, 2022 – The Christmas Season is officially underway with the lighting of the Tree Of Hope (TOH) on November 25, 2022. This year’s lighting is special, as it marks 25 years of supporting local charities powered by the Stober Foundation and TD Canada Trust. “Our family never could have imagined that...
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Aug 22

Record-breaking CapriCMW Insurance Golf 4 Kids events A record-breaking $121,000 was raised to help create strong futures for children, youth and families at the CapriCMW Insurance Golf 4 Kids events in support of BGC Okanagan. “What an amazing outpouring of support over three days of events where participants and sponsors were inspired knowing that their money would bring real change...
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Jun 03

KGH Foundation Kiwanis Legacy Fund grants $75,000 to Upstream Kelowna

Money will go towards providing free and accessible school-based mental health support services with the aim of preventing school disengagement and youth homelessness in the long-term. (Kelowna, BC – June 3, 2022) – Upstream Kelowna, led by BGC-Okanagan, received a $75,000 grant from the KGH Foundation Kiwanis Legacy Fund Committee. The purpose of this fund...
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