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.

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...
Circle of Children at the club
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
Coffee Mornings
Okanagan Falls Seniors Activity Centre is a not-for-profit society established in 1988 and serving the seniors of Okanagan Falls and surrounding area. This club provides a place for such things as our federal and provincial elections, local flu clinics and many social events.
Encouraging student advancement, good citizenship and community involvement
The Okanagan Hockey Community Foundation aims to remove financial and emotional barriers to encourage educational advancement, good citizenship and community involvement for students and athletes in pursuit of academic and athletic excellence through hockey.
Keremeos walk and talk meeting of Healthy Community Builders
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), Penticton Indian Band (PIB), City of Penticton, University of British Columbia, and Okanagan College. In...
osns child and youth development centre
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 our community. Based on solid research, we provide evidenced based early therapies, family support,...
Ooknakane Friendship Centre
THE OOKNAKANE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE IS AN ABORIGINAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT SOCIETY THAT IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING HOLISTIC, CULTURALLY-DRIVEN PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DESIGNED TO SUPPORT, EDUCATE AND STRENGTHEN PEOPLE OF ALL NATIONS. OUR VALUE STATEMENT BUILDING A HEALTHY COMMUNITY THAT VALUES ALL...
PDCRS is a multi-service not for profit organization that provides a range of programs and services for people of all ages throughout Penticton and the South Okanagan Similkameen.

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