Donor News

Apr 11

Over $50k raised for Okanagan youth homelessness prevention programs

Over $50,000 was raised at the inaugural Hockey Helps the Homeless tournament in support of initiatives combating youth homelessness in the Okanagan. "This significant sum is a testament to the power of collective action when it comes to addressing critical social issues," said Richelle Leckey, Manager of Fund Development and Donor Relations for BGC Okanagan....
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Aug 16

Acera Insurance Golf 4 Kids smashes fundraising goal

A total of $150,000 was raised to help BGC Okanagan create strong futures for children, youth and families at the Acera Insurance Golf 4 Kids events. “As the fun that was had at the Acera Insurance Golf 4 Kids events fades away, what remains is the resounding impact of a community coming together to support children and...
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Jun 19

Kelowna Hyundai gives back to Okanagan youth

[caption id="attachment_11144" align="alignnone" width="544"] Kelowna Hyundai donated $10,000 to the BGC Okanagan led Upstream Kelowna program.[/caption]   Kelowna Hyundai's Operation 100 was a success, leading to a $10,000 donation to BGC Okanagan to support youth in our communities. For the month of May, Kelowna Hyundai donates $100 goes into a chosen local charity. This year...
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BGC Okanagan CEO, Jeremy Welder, with the organizers of a charity softball tournament. Proceeds were donated to BGC Okanagan to support the Downtown Youth Centre in Kelowna, B.C.Jun 09

Charity softball tournament supports BGC Okanagan youth centre

  [caption id="attachment_11117" align="alignnone" width="455"] BGC Okanagan CEO, Jeremy Welder, with the organizers of a charity softball tournament. Proceeds were donated to BGC Okanagan to support the Downtown Youth Centre in Kelowna, B.C. (Photo courtesy of Kayla Bowie Creative)[/caption]   Kelowna’s bars and restaurants met on the Mission Recreation Park softball complex in Kelowna on...
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Jun 09

Domino’s Pizza and Kelowna Rockets team up for BGC Okanagan

Thank you to the generous folks at Domino’s Pizza who donated $25 to BGC Okanagan for each goal the Kelowna Rockets hockey team scored in the Western Hockey League regular season! And, of course, to the Rockets players who buried the puck in the back of the net 210 times this season. Pictured from left...
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May 24

Over $24,000 raised for BGC Okanagan at McHappy Day

The 29th McHappy Day raised $24,400 for BGC Okanagan Clubs to help support programs that enhance the lives of young people and families in the Okanagan Valley. “We are proud of our ongoing relationship with BGC Okanagan. They fill a vital role in the community, and we are happy to be a part of it," said Tim Pink,...
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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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