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a resource that connects you to the outstanding charitable organizations who serve our community. Be inspired by compelling stories. Be informed of innovative work. Be connected to the issues. Be responsive to the needs.

HELP4BC (Healthy Encounters & Lifestyle Priorities for British Columbia)

HELP4BC is a not-for-profit organization with charitable status whose focus is presenting the C.H.I.P. (Complete Health Improvement Program) to the South Okanagan. The main goal of C.H.I.P. is to...
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Critteraid (Summerland Cat Sanctuary Society)

The women, men and students of Critteraid fulfill a need in our society that is often overlooked and overwhelming. Each and every animal that has sanctuary at Critteraid is special. As volunteers, it...
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Special Olympics British Columbia Society

Since 1980, Special Olympics BC has provided individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to enhance their life and celebrate personal achievement through positive sport experiences.

Summerland Kinsmen

Summerland Kinsmen, a part of Kin Canada, is a dynamic volunteer organization dedicated to enriching our communities through service while embracing national pride, positive values, personal...

South Okanagan Victim Assistance Society (SOVAS)

The South Okanagan Victim Assistance Society (SOVAS) provides counselling, court support and information to men, women and children who have experienced abuse.

Sing For Your Life Foundation

Music for Healthy Aging: Our Foundation is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of older Canadians who live at home or in residential care, through music. Our programs create more age...
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Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society

The Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society - Child and Youth Development Centre believes that early intervention for children with developmental challenges is a proven investment in the future of...

United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen

For 65 years, the United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen has served the region from Lake Country in the North, to Osoyoos and Princeton in the South. Our Community Impact mission...
Keremeos walk and talk meeting of Healthy Community BuildersPrinceton Town Councillor Kim Maynard, OSHLC Coordinator Angelique Wood, OSHLC Chair Toni Boot, and Summerland Healthy Community Initiative Coordinator Joanne Malar

Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Society

We are an alliance of organizations all interested in improving the health of our communities: Regional District Okanagan Similkameen (RDOS), Interior Health (IH), School District 67 (SD67),...
KVR Trail Trestle Bridge across Trout Creek near SummerlandInstalling an outhouse in Mount Conkle Park.

Summerland Trans Canada Trail Society

As the recognized stewards of the KVR / TCT Trail in our area we are committed to broadening public awareness and support of non-motorized use; mandating clear restrictions where shared use is...

Discovery House (Penticton Recovery Resource Society)

Discovery House is a long term, live-in, men's recovery home offering a home for men suffering from drug & alcohol addiction. Clients are provided with recovery programming to help them...
Keremeos walk and talk meeting of Healthy Community BuildersPrinceton Town Councillor Kim Maynard, OSHLC Coordinator Angelique Wood, OSHLC Chair Toni Boot, and Summerland Healthy Community Initiative Coordinator Joanne Malar

Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Society

We are an alliance of organizations all interested in improving the health of our communities: Regional District Okanagan Similkameen (RDOS), Interior Health (IH), School District 67 (SD67),...

United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen

For 65 years, the United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen has served the region from Lake Country in the North, to Osoyoos and Princeton in the South. Our Community Impact mission...
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Agur Lake Camp Society

Provides a barrier free wilderness camp for children and adults with special needs, along with their families and caregivers. A place where they can retreat, rejuvenate and relax in a safe, outdoor...

The Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon

The Arthritis Society has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years, and is dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis. Founded in British Columbia in 1948 by...

Cops for Kids Charitable Foundation

We are a group of dedicated RCMP members and friends, committed to assisting children living within South Eastern British Columbia in medical, physical or traumatic crisis.

United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen

For 65 years, the United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen has served the region from Lake Country in the North, to Osoyoos and Princeton in the South. Our Community Impact mission...
Keremeos walk and talk meeting of Healthy Community BuildersPrinceton Town Councillor Kim Maynard, OSHLC Coordinator Angelique Wood, OSHLC Chair Toni Boot, and Summerland Healthy Community Initiative Coordinator Joanne Malar

Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Society

We are an alliance of organizations all interested in improving the health of our communities: Regional District Okanagan Similkameen (RDOS), Interior Health (IH), School District 67 (SD67),...
osns child and youth development centre

Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society

The Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society - Child and Youth Development Centre believes that early intervention for children with developmental challenges is a proven investment in the future of...
FarmFolk CityFolk Society supports sustainable, local agriculture!

FarmFolk CityFolk Society

FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) is a not for profit society that works to cultivate a local, sustainable food system. FFCF projects provide access to and protection of foodlands, support local growers and...
Quadraplegic man using Jouse, a mouth controller, to use a computer.A group of men and women, of various races and ages, graduating an employment program together.

Neil Squire Society

The Neil Squire Society is a national non-profit society providing services to people with disabilities. In British Columbia the programs offered in the Okanagan are the Employability program and...
Tyler learning to read using screen magnification assistive technologyMason learns to read with a tactile book

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and...
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NK'MIP DESERT HERITAGE SOCIETY

The Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the Okanagan First Nation way of life, traditions and rare desert land where the People originally...
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Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society

The Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society - Child and Youth Development Centre believes that early intervention for children with developmental challenges is a proven investment in the future of...
osns child and youth development centre

Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society

The Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society - Child and Youth Development Centre believes that early intervention for children with developmental challenges is a proven investment in the future of...

United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen

For 65 years, the United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen has served the region from Lake Country in the North, to Osoyoos and Princeton in the South. Our Community Impact mission...
Tyler learning to read using screen magnification assistive technologyMason learns to read with a tactile book

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and...
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