Belonging & Leadership

Our communities are stronger when citizens are able to experience a sense of belonging and can put their energies toward demonstrating civic responsibility, respect for others, social well-being and volunteerism.

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 has created a comfortable social community for peers, loved ones and caregivers to interact and...
Agur Lake Camp Model
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 enabling environment.
Birthright Penticton Pregnancy Services Centre South Okanagan
Birthright of Penticton is a nonprofit charity organization committed to helping any person, regardless of age, race, marital status, or economic status, who feels distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. We offer ongoing support, friendship, and encouragement and provide services that are always free...
Children for a Better Future Learning Society is a not-for-profit organization created by parents, educators and professionals committed to offer high quality child care and learning experiences to children, adolescents, parents and educators. We want to accomplish our goal by creating centers in...
We aim to provide affordable and accessible recreation opportunities for all ages and abilities.
Meals on Wheels
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 deeply connected with their community to create legacies that will change the lives of future...
Critteraid
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 is our pleasure to right some of their wrongs and to step up when humankind has so badly let them...
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 learn how to stop using drugs & alcohol by addressing the underlying issues that drive their...
Sunday Breakfast Crew receiving their awards
Oliver Elks Lodge #267 primarily serves the community of Oliver and RDOS Area C. Our Sunday Breakfast is served between the first Sunday in September and Father's Day and it is our most popular fundraiser. Through the Elks of Canada we support the national Elks and Royal Purple Fund for...

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