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Event will be held June 4.

Celebrate the animals with the Okanagan Humane Society

The Okanagan Humane Society hosts a night for the animals on June 4 in Kelowna

 

Roaring 20 party at Summerhill Winery in Kelowna for the BC SPCA. (BC SPCA)

FurBall raises a ‘roaring’ $82,000 for Kelowna BC SPCA

The FurBall event was held at Summerhill Winery on May 7

 

(Courtesy photo)

Okanagan charity in desperate need for donations as demand goes up

All Are Family Outreach has requested fruit, milk, pasta sauce and pet food

 

(Photo - YMCA/Contributed)
(Photo - YMCA/Contributed)
The Porter family are flying around the world in a single-engine aircraft and aim to raise $1 million for SOS Children’s Villages. Left to right: Michelle Porter, Christopher Porter, Sydney Porter, Samantha Porter, Ian Porter. (Courtesy of Ian Porter)

B.C. family of 5 set to fly around the world over the next year – and raise $1M for charity

The Porters plan to take 14 months to see 50-plus countries and support SOS Children’s Villages

The Porter family are flying around the world in a single-engine aircraft and aim to raise $1 million for SOS Children’s Villages. Left to right: Michelle Porter, Christopher Porter, Sydney Porter, Samantha Porter, Ian Porter. (Courtesy of Ian Porter)
Camp Winfield is the focus of a fundraising golf tournament being hosted by the Vernon Lions Club on Saturday, May 28, at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club. (Camp Winfield/Facebook)

UPDATE: Camp Winfield golf tourney entry deadline extended

Vernon Lions Club hosts Fundraiser Golf Tournament for popular kids’ camp; entry deadline now May 14

Camp Winfield is the focus of a fundraising golf tournament being hosted by the Vernon Lions Club on Saturday, May 28, at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club. (Camp Winfield/Facebook)
Ty Stewart Stewart’s found a way to get involved in his community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity Okanagan. (Contributed)

Father, daughter team up to help Habitat for Humanity Okanagan

Establishing roots through community volunteerism

  • Apr 25, 2022
Ty Stewart Stewart’s found a way to get involved in his community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity Okanagan. (Contributed)
Keemo

Support animals in Kelowna during BC SPCA Fur Ball

The event takes place May 7 at Summerhill Winery

Keemo
(Elena Sannikova - Pixabay)
(Elena Sannikova - Pixabay)
Brucie is available for adoption she is a female approximately seven-years-old. (OHS)

Okanagan Humane Society launches biggest fundraiser of the year

Raffle to Rescue Animals will go to help neglected and abadonded pets in need

Brucie is available for adoption she is a female approximately seven-years-old. (OHS)
Heidi the cat

Cat hitches ride on delivery truck from Lower Mainland to Okanagan

Heidi the cat was discovered inside a Buy-Low Foods truck while unloading in Oliver

Heidi the cat
Mylie recovering at home. (OHS)

Charity helps Okanagan father save puppy’s leg

Mylie broke her leg which needed a $5,000 surgery

Mylie recovering at home. (OHS)
Help Daisy. (OHS)

Okanagan charity looks to help emaciated cat discovered in freezing temperatures

Okanagan Humane Society is looking for donations for Daisy

Help Daisy. (OHS)
Terry is doing well and recovering at the vet. (AlleyCats)

Okanagan charity needs funds for cat found hanging in dumpster, recovering at vet

Terry the cat has a badly infected leg but hopes to recover

Terry is doing well and recovering at the vet. (AlleyCats)
The East Meets West Children’s Foundation works globally to improve the lives of children in need. (Contributed)

East meets West: COVID and fundraising in 2021

From the desk of board chair Mohini Singh

  • Dec 28, 2021
The East Meets West Children’s Foundation works globally to improve the lives of children in need. (Contributed)
Downtown YMCA Member Hollis

Keep fit and having fun in 2021: YMCA Okanagan

Things to smile about this past year

  • Dec 26, 2021
Downtown YMCA Member Hollis
United Way

What a year: United Way

United Way Southern Interior looks back at 2021

  • Dec 25, 2021
United Way
Kelowna Kinsmen’s Kelly Hutchinson presents a donatio to the BGC Okanagan. (Kristi Patton photo)

BGC Okanagan reflects on 2021

A look back on the past year from the BGC Okanagan

  • Dec 25, 2021
Kelowna Kinsmen’s Kelly Hutchinson presents a donatio to the BGC Okanagan. (Kristi Patton photo)
A 40-foot shipping container stuffed to the brim brings smiles to faces in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon after surviving a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut. (Compassionate Resource Warehouse/Facebook)

Miracle container filled with B.C. charity donations survives Beirut blast

Found 40-foot container provides Syrian refugees skills training, school

A 40-foot shipping container stuffed to the brim brings smiles to faces in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon after surviving a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut. (Compassionate Resource Warehouse/Facebook)
Vernon-Monashee MLA Harwinder Sandhu (second from right) thanks a Vernon Jubilee Hospital employee for their work with breakfast Tuesday morning, Dec. 14. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon-Monashee MLA boosts VJH spirits with burritos

Harwinder Sandhu, former nurse, sponsors breakfast for healthcare workers to say thank you

Vernon-Monashee MLA Harwinder Sandhu (second from right) thanks a Vernon Jubilee Hospital employee for their work with breakfast Tuesday morning, Dec. 14. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)