Gap Between Rich & Poor

When citizens have adequate resources to ensure their basic needs are met, individuals, families, and communities benefit. The statistics in our region show that the gap between the rich and the poor continues to widen. A smart and caring community supports those in the greatest need.

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...
Our organization supports the mental health of all citizens in our community. The people we serve develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand and manage their mental health, and build healthy relationships and networks of support. Our work with partner organizations ensures...
Tyler learning to read using screen magnification assistive technology
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 opportunities to fully participate in life.
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...
Desert Sun Counselling and Resource Centre is an Oliver & Osoyoos based, charitable, not-for-profit organization that was incorporated in 1998. At Desert Sun Counselling, there are no fees for services, and self-referrals are accepted for all services. Desert Sun is governed by a local Board...
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...
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.

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