Category Archives: General KCR News / Info

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

Organizational Development Grants now available for Arts, Culture & Heritage groups

Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2016, 3:00 pm PST Non-profit arts, culture and heritage organizations are encouraged to apply for a City of Kelowna Organizational Development Grant by April 29. This grant program provides matching funds for projects and activities that enhance the capacity and ongoing efforts of non-profit groups. Organizational Development Grants are available for more » Continue Reading

9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards

The Okanagan is showing a huge interest and response to the nominations call for the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards. The date of the awards has been moved to May 28th, and for the first time will take place at the popular downtown entertainment venue the Habitat in downtown Kelowna. In order to support the more » Continue Reading

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