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Artists, staff, and members of the Lake Country Art Gallery have submitted bad artwork for an upcoming fundraiser on Aug. 17 (contributed)

Van Gogh? More like Van No: Lake Country Art Gallery selling awful art

The horrible artwork has been submitted by favourite artists as well as gallery staff and members

 

Walk for Her on Oct. 15. (Her International)

Help women of Nepal with a walk on Kelowna’s Mission Greenway

Her International is hosting a fundraiser on Oct. 15

 

BGC Okanagan is hosting Golf 4 Kids events in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Aug. 10-12. (BGC photo)

Golfers tee up for kids throughout the Okanagan

Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton events support BGC

 

Mothers line up for food in India. (EMW)

East Meets West Children’s Foundation to host Diwali dinner in Kelowna

The event returns after a two year hiatus to be held Oct. 29

Mothers line up for food in India. (EMW)
Nori and Kristyn Wentworth stand in front of concert posters from previous KGH fundraisers inside Wentworth Music (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Trim for treatment: Kelowna man cutting beard for KGH dialysis ward

Nori Wentworth has been growing his beard for 30 months

Nori and Kristyn Wentworth stand in front of concert posters from previous KGH fundraisers inside Wentworth Music (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)

2 teens killed after driver flees police in Lower Mainland; fundraisers launched for families

Yasbirat Ytatek and Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali were killed in a collision on July 26

18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)
Over 140 golfers helped raised more than $85,00 for the YMCA. (Unsplash photo)

YMCA rakes in over $85,000 from charity golf tournament

The Wilson M. Beck charity golf tournament raised over $85,000 for the Okanagan YMCA

Over 140 golfers helped raised more than $85,00 for the YMCA. (Unsplash photo)
Kelowna Professional Firefighters Charitable Society held a Rooftop Campout fundraiser at the Kelowna Yacht Club (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Kelowna firefighter say community is ‘too good’ after weekend fundraiser

An estimated $5,000 was raised for the Kelowna Professional Firefighters Charitable Society

Kelowna Professional Firefighters Charitable Society held a Rooftop Campout fundraiser at the Kelowna Yacht Club (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Kelowna Greek community raises money for Ukrainian refugees

Funds raised through the Big Fat Greek golf tournament

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West Kelowna biker treks across the province to raise money for mental health

Biffart completed the ride in 13 days, raising $40,000 along the way

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The Homebase Tournament raised money in support of the 'We See You' campaign with the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. (KGH Foundation/Homebase)

NHL players are heavy hitters for Kelowna charity raising over $242,000

Comeau Homebase Slo-Pitch Charity Tournament took place in Kelowna June 24 and 25

The Homebase Tournament raised money in support of the 'We See You' campaign with the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. (KGH Foundation/Homebase)
Kevan Ramsey lost everything in a Father’s Day fire(gofundme/Please Help Rebuild Kevan’s Home)

Fundraiser for Lumby home lost in Father’s Day fire

Kevan Ramsey’s home was set on fire by a faulty wire and insurance may not reinburse him

Kevan Ramsey lost everything in a Father’s Day fire(gofundme/Please Help Rebuild Kevan’s Home)
Josh Gorges, Raymond James (presenting sponsor) General Manager Erica Whiteley, and Black Comeau (left to right) (Photo - KGH Foundation/Contributed)

Bases loaded with NHL talent at Kelowna’s Homebase charity event

The charity slo-pitch game is more than 80 per cent sold out

Josh Gorges, Raymond James (presenting sponsor) General Manager Erica Whiteley, and Black Comeau (left to right) (Photo - KGH Foundation/Contributed)
Blake Comeau and Josh Gorges. (Jon Adrian/Contributed)
Blake Comeau and Josh Gorges. (Jon Adrian/Contributed)
Marc Leger needs $5,000 bail for the 2022 Jail and Bail (Contributed)
Marc Leger needs $5,000 bail for the 2022 Jail and Bail (Contributed)
Pictures of loved ones hung on the back wall of the Island Stage in Kelowna during the 2022 Move to Cure ALS (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Pictures of loved ones hung on the back wall of the Island Stage in Kelowna during the 2022 Move to Cure ALS (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Cyclists of all ages gathered at Sutherland Bay Park for the 2022 Payton and Dillon Budd Memorial Ride on June 12, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Raising funds and awareness for mental health at annual memorial ride in Kelowna

Over $100,000 was raised to support local mental health initiatives

Cyclists of all ages gathered at Sutherland Bay Park for the 2022 Payton and Dillon Budd Memorial Ride on June 12, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
The song Red Harvest, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Paul Rodgers, was written in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)

B.C. artist featured on song to help people of Ukraine

Red Harvest features vocals by Summerland musician Paul Rodgers

The song Red Harvest, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Paul Rodgers, was written in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)