Category Archives: General KCR News / Info

Fat Cat Children’s Festival – Volunteers Needed!

Be a Volunteer Cat! Be part of our Amazing Crew – so much for you and for the kids you are helping! Positions include: Activity Stations Info Booth Dog Pound Face Painters School Greeters Check-In Traffic Control Download the Volunteer Application Form Schedule of Events Friday, June 10, 2016 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Open more » Continue Reading

First Ever Downtown Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic!

Date: Friday, June 10, 11:30 am – 6:30 pm Location: Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna How to book your appointment: For individual appointments, please book at or download the GIVEBLOOD APP or call 1.888.2.DONATE (1.888.236.6283). Need a reason to donate? Watch a local recipients story. Parking: Prospera Place Arena has designated some parking more » Continue Reading

United Way Workshop: Financial Literacy for Non-profits

Building Community Capacity Workshop Series Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location: BDO Canada LLP, #400-1631 Dickson Ave (Landmark 6) Cost: $15 Register Now The focus of this lunch and learn session will be: Review the fundamental concepts and structure of non-profit organizations’ financial statements The role of your accountant or more » Continue Reading

Assistance for Fort McMurray

RED CROSS: The Canadian Red Cross is accepting monetary donations through their website. A $5 donation can also be made by texting REDCROSS to 30333. SALVATION ARMY: The Salvation Army is collecting monetary donations online. It says it will provide food, clothing and shelter, among its emergency services. SAMARITAN’S PURSE: The Samaritan’s Purse says it more » Continue Reading

BC-IYSI Parent Engagement Session

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: CMHA Kelowna boardroom, 504 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna (corner of Sutherland and Pandosy) Parents, we want to hear from you! We’re working on a proposal to open a youth clinic so that it is easier for youth and young adults to get help with mental health more » Continue Reading

Walk in Her Shoes Challenge – April 23

A future without poverty is within walking distance. Walk (or run) with us in Kelowna, April 23rd, 2016. In many developing countries, women and girls walk more than 10,000 steps each day to access basic essentials, such as water and food for their families, leaving little time for getting an education or earning an income. more » Continue Reading

Promoting Mental Health & Wellness in Older Adults & their Caregivers – May 5

World Café Community Discussion Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: Wellness Development Centre, CMHA, 504 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna Register: CMHA, together with community partners, has an opportunity to apply for a grant from the Community Action Initiative (CAI) to bring new funding to the Central Okanagan to help promote more » Continue Reading

CSAE-BC Okanagan Breakfast Roundtable – May 19

Date: Thursday, May 19, 7:30 am – 9:30 am Location: Room E-202, Centre for Learning, Okanagan College, 1000 KLO Road, Kelowna Cost: CSAE-BC members: $25 + GST / Non-members: $35 + GST / Breakfast is included Buy Tickets The quest for sustainability links almost every non-profit organization in Canada today. Executive Directors are challenged to more » Continue Reading

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