The Central Okanagan Foundation’s Community Response Fund has raised over $75,000.
To double the impact of the Community Response Fund, the Central Okanagan Foundation is matching all donations up to $75,000. To date, the fund has received generous donations from many individuals, family fundholders, including $26,000 from Corporate Fundholders Gorman Bros Lumber. The goal is to raise $150,000.
“A huge thank you to the local charities working tirelessly in response to the crisis – and adapting quickly to the new reality,” reads a statement in a press release issued by the Central Okanagan Foundation.
The foundation has heard from many area charities throughout the Okanagan who have requested funding in response to the following urgent needs:
- Funding for Tools & Resources to adapt service delivery
- Additional supplies needed to respond to an increased need
- Bridge funding to cover interim & urgent needs prior to receiving federal funding benefits
To learn more or to make a donation, click here.