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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),...
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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...
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...
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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.
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...

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...
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...

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.
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),...
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...
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...

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...
View of the Penticton Art Gallery Habits by Janice Tanton

Penticton Art Gallery

The Penticton Art Gallery traces its foundation back to the 1950s and has served the citizens of Penticton in a number of locations before moving into its current purpose built facility on the shores...
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...

The Salvation Army Penticton

The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 by William and Catherine Booth. William left the comfort of the pulpit and took to the streets where he could reach out to the poor and the homeless, the hungry...
Spoken Word performances sold out during 2016 Festival

Ryga Festival Society

The Ryga Festival Society’s mandate is to promote the development of creative and performing arts in Summerland by organizing an annual festival honouring Summerland resident George Ryga (1932-1987)...

Accessible Okanagan

Accessible Okanagan was created to promote and provide peer group support for people with physical disabilities through weekly meetings, social events, special events, and sport. Accessible Okanagan...

Canadian Cancer Society British Columbia and Yukon Division

The Pentiction unit is part of the Southern Interior division of the CCS BC & Yukon Division.. We provide assistance to the general public in the southern region of the Okanagan Similkameen

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...
Meals on Wheelsbuying phones for SOVAS

Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen

The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen is dedicated to building Smart & Caring Communities through the Regional District of the Okanagan Similkameen. We help donors who are...

South Okanagan Montessori School Society

We are located in Summerland and operate an independent school for ages 3 to Grade 5, and licenced preschool, after school, and summer recreation programs. We serve families from Peachland to...

Spinal Cord Injury BC

Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC), helps people with spinal cord injury and related physical disabilities adjust, adapt and thrive as they deal with a new injury or struggle with the ongoing challenges...

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...

Accessible Okanagan

Accessible Okanagan was created to promote and provide peer group support for people with physical disabilities through weekly meetings, social events, special events, and sport. Accessible Okanagan...
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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.
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...
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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...