Celebrate Kindness at BGC Okanagan’s Pink Shirt Day Breakfast
Update: Feb. 1, 2024 – Please note this event is now sold out. Big thank you to our amazing community!
BGC Okanagan invites the community to join them for their annual Pink Shirt Day Breakfast, presented by TELUS Business. Enjoy a celebration of kindness at this fundraising event supporting programs that foster empathy, inclusion, and positive relationships for children, youth and families.
“By attending the Pink Shirt Day Breakfast, you join BGC Okanagan in making a real impact on the lives of children and youth. Together, we can foster kindness, belonging, and support, creating a community where everyone thrives,” said Richelle Leckey, BGC Okanagan’s Community Engagement Coordinator.
Join Us for a Morning of Inspiration and Community Engagement
This year’s Pink Shirt Day Breakfast takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 7-9:30 a.m. at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna. It promises to be a morning of inspiration, unity, and community engagement.
The event will feature a light breakfast and a captivating talk by renowned international speaker Trisha Miltimore. She will share her insights on building positive relationships, living with less stress and more enjoyment using the tools of kindness, community, and gratitude. Her message resonates with BGC Okanagan’s vision of creating a supportive and encouraging environment for the children and youth we serve.
About Pink Shirt Day and BGC Okanagan
Pink Shirt Day, a global movement that originated in Canada, stands against bullying and aims to create a safer and more inclusive world.
“At BGC Okanagan, this day fits perfectly with our values of belonging, respect, encouragement and support, working together and speaking out,” said Leckey.
Tickets for the Pink Shirt Day Breakfast can be purchased at trellis.org/pink-shirtday. For those unable to attend but would like to contribute, donations can be made at the same website or at www.bgco.ca/donate.