Donor News

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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Feb 22

$25,000 awarded to BGCO through Ted Rogers Community grants

VANCOUVER, February 18, 2021 – Rogers Communications announced it has awarded  $25,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Okanagan through the Ted Rogers Community Grants. Grants were awarded to 10 British Columbia organizations this year which are making a difference in the lives of hundreds of youth. Through programs in innovation, entrepreneurship, mentorship...
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Jun 10

Participate in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

We Need Your Help!During the month of June, we are participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! This challenge encourages donors to make a contribution to their charity of choice and with that donation comes an entry into the grand prize draw of $20,000 for the winning charity. What Is the Great Canadian Giving Challenge?The Great...
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May 26

Central Okanagan Foundation Lends a Hand

The Central Okanagan Foundation (COF) is a community foundation providing an ongoing contribution to the quality of life in our community through building an endowment, grantmaking, and community leadership. We bring donors and charities to provide for the needs of the community today, and tomorrow, and forever.  Through their generous contribution we have been able...
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May 22

TELUS Friendly Future Foundation Supporting Summerland Youth

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Okanagan serve youth in many different communities in the valley, but this story comes from Summerland. The Summerland Asset Development Initiative (SADI) was a place where youth could go to connect with other youth and have a place where they could feel safe and welcome. Unfortunately they had...
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