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.

The Pen High Fairy Grad Mother program is a volunteer group run by Pen High staff members. We fundraise to provide financial and personal assistance to graduating students who cannot afford to attend prom. We loan donated, drycleaned dresses, and cover the cost of tuxedo rentals, shoes, hair and...
Outdoor Mites Hockey January 2015 Keremeos
Local, registered charity that makes skating and hockey more accessible and affordable for children and youth in the Keremeos area.
Volunteers - Friends of Summerland Ornamental Gardens
The Friends of the Summerland Research Station Gardens Society’s was formed in 1991. Our mandate is to maintain, enhance and conserve the landscape features of the Gardens, and to provide a resource of horticultural, technical and research knowledge and gardening related skills to the community....
The Glengarry Skating Club is a non-profit organization which brings a variety of skating opportunities to the children and youth of Penticton and surrounding area. Glengarry is a sanctioned Skate Canada club that offers many Learn-to-Skate classes for all ages and first timers. We also offer...
Building Vibrant Communities by Developing Strong Families .
The Seniors’ Centre is a not-for-profit organization, based in Hedley, but not limited to Hedley residents or seniors. Our vision is a community where residents can live well and age gracefully and where everyone has the opportunity to contribute in their own way to the community's welfare...
Incredible Edible Penticton Society
Works to increase the amount of nutrient dense fresh foods available in the community Works to increase community knowledge of growing foods and gardening in general Works to increase knowledge of the agri-sector industry Works to Create a Community of Kindness Works to increase the amount of...
NeighbourLink Summerland "links" needs with volunteers directly changing outcomes. Neighbours helping Neighbours
Quadraplegic man using Jouse, a mouth controller, to use a computer.
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 the Working Together program. Partner sites for these programs are located in Vernon, Kelowna and...

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