Donor News

Aug 22

Record-breaking CapriCMW Insurance Golf 4 Kids events

  https://youtu.be/VdUTe_a1MnA 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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Mar 04

BGC Okanagan smashes Pink Shirt Day goal

Thanks to the support of the amazing individuals and businesses, BGC Okanagan is pleased to announce they doubled their original fundraising goal for the 2022 Pink Shirt Breakfast, presented by TELUS. “To see the community and business come together and invest $40,000 in Okanagan children, youth and families, especially when we set our fundraising goal...
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Feb 21

Donor steps up again for Okanagan children and youth

For the second year in a row, a donor has stepped forward with an act of kindness by investing $10,000 in children and youth in the Okanagan. The investment will help sustain programming and services BGC Okanagan offers to children and youth in safe and supportive spaces where they can experience new opportunities, build positive...
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Nov 30

BGC Okanagan kicks off Gift of Giving campaign

Nov. 30, 2021 - BGC Okanagan is aiming to raise $50,000 with their Gift of Giving campaign, launched on Giving Tuesday, with every dollar donated providing opportunity to children, youth and families in the Okanagan. “Investing in children, youth and families is how we remove barriers and create opportunities for all young people. With the...
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Sep 10

Papa John’s turns pizza night into pizza with a purpose

Papa John’s announced the limited-time return of its fan-favourite Shaq-a-Roni pizza, an exclusive menu item developed in partnership with board member and franchisee Shaquille O’Neal. In its second year, the company is donating $1 from every Shaq-a-Roni sold through October 24 to BGC Canada. “The Shaq-a-Roni is inspired by our shared love of delicious pepperoni...
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Aug 27

CapriCMW Golf4Kids Day a success

The 30th annual CapriCMW Golf4Kids Day, held on Aug. 11 throughout the Okanagan Valley, raised a total of $75,000 for BGC Okanagan. “Thank you to all the sponsors and donors, with these funds we are able to provide a safe place of belonging, with positive role models for children, youth and families. A place where...
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Mar 26

Local business, doing good locally

The Kimco owners and employees came together to raise funds in a fun way during Christmas for a draw to raise funds for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Okanagan. Collectively they donated $3,000 to help support BGCO. Not only do they ensure our HVAC systems run well in our facilities throughout the Okanagan...
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