Philanthropy

The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan has created a partnership of giving with Nixon Wegner LLP and SilverStar Mountain Resort by matching each other’s $10,000 donations for a total of $30,000 awarded to the Salvation Army House of Hope Foodbank.

Community Foundation committed to local partnerships

Donations tripled to the Salvation Army House of Hope Food Bank

  • Feb 15, 2021

 

Clockwise from left: Lottery spokesperson Erin Cebula; This year’s grandest Grand Prize home is a 5-bedroom, 6,200 sq. ft. Palace in Morgan Creek (South Surrey).

A Great Cause – with a Grand Prize

BC Children’s Hospital Choices Lottery helps kids, with chance to win $2.8 million dream home package

  • Feb 8, 2021

 

Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020

 

The Breakfast Club of Canada provides healthy breakfasts to children across Canada. This year, when you grab a healthy breakfast at a participating restaurant, the BC Dairy Association will make a donation to the Breakfast Club of Canada! (Photo: Benedicte Brocard)

This month, eating breakfast is an act of kindness

Support participating local restaurants and you’ll be funding nutritious breakfast for BC kids

  • Dec 21, 2020
The Breakfast Club of Canada provides healthy breakfasts to children across Canada. This year, when you grab a healthy breakfast at a participating restaurant, the BC Dairy Association will make a donation to the Breakfast Club of Canada! (Photo: Benedicte Brocard)
In 2020, the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan has distributed more than $1 million in grants to local charities.

Community Foundation distributes $1 million in grants

Collaborative approach leverages funds for the North Okanagan

  • Dec 14, 2020
In 2020, the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan has distributed more than $1 million in grants to local charities.
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.

Put on a BraveFace: Mask fundraiser helps make children’s wishes come true

From Black Press Media + BraveFace – adult, youth and kid masks support Make-A-Wish Foundation

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
Rob Culos of Culos & Co. offers excellent services in estate planning and estate administration that will save you time, money, and hassle in the long run.

Planning for charitable giving: Many ways to leave a legacy

An estate plan offers many benefits

  • Oct 19, 2020
Rob Culos of Culos & Co. offers excellent services in estate planning and estate administration that will save you time, money, and hassle in the long run.
Better Together works

Better Together works

Community Foundation leverages support to deploy $600,000 for local charities

  • Oct 12, 2020
Better Together works
Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good
Win your Dream Home, Help BC’s Kids

Win your Dream Home, Help BC’s Kids

Get your tickets to win a multi-million dollar Grand Prize – and support BC Children’s Hospital

  • Aug 24, 2020
Win your Dream Home, Help BC’s Kids
Cal & Donna Musgrave, donors with the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan.

Collaboration Benefits Communities: How working together leverages funding for the North Okanagan

When COVID-19 hit in mid-March and we all headed home to ponder…

  • Aug 17, 2020
Cal & Donna Musgrave, donors with the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan.
Help is here for charities serving vulnerable populations

Help is here for charities serving vulnerable populations

Community Foundation distributing Emergency Community Support Fund for North Okanagan charities

  • Jun 16, 2020
Help is here for charities serving vulnerable populations
Helping our Hometown Heroes

Helping our Hometown Heroes

With your tickets, you could win big – and give back

  • Jun 8, 2020
Helping our Hometown Heroes
Support of collaborative research vital to our future

Support of collaborative research vital to our future

Through strong partnerships, philanthropy is accelerating the fight against COVID-19 here in B.C.

  • Jun 1, 2020
Support of collaborative research vital to our future
Mother’s Day sweetened by daughter’s cancer-free results

Mother’s Day sweetened by daughter’s cancer-free results

Help change outcomes for patients with blood cancers like Morgan

  • May 4, 2020
Mother’s Day sweetened by daughter’s cancer-free results
Jean Up: get BC kids out of hospital and back into their jeans

Jean Up: get BC kids out of hospital and back into their jeans

BC Children’s Hospital takes 30th annual fundraiser all month long

  • May 1, 2020
Jean Up: get BC kids out of hospital and back into their jeans
We Need You: Keeping Charities Going Keeps Community Going

We Need You: Keeping Charities Going Keeps Community Going

If there has ever been a time to recognize how important the…

  • Apr 13, 2020
We Need You: Keeping Charities Going Keeps Community Going