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.

The Mission of Penticton & District Community Arts Council is to increase and broaden opportunities for the public enjoyment of and participation in cultural activities, while working closely with all levels of government to address the cultural needs of the Community.
The Penticton and Area Society exists to alleviate the effects of poverty by providing resource and referral services, legal advocacy, poverty advocacy, disability advocacy and free taxation services to people who live in poverty, are of low income or who exist on minimum wage. We are able to...
Penticton Public Library has been providing library service to the residents of Penticton since 1909. We house a diverse collection of resources which encourage lifelong learning and inspire imagination. We provide open access to our services and resources at no cost to the user. Penticton...
Princess Margaret Community School Garden
We are a part of Princess Margaret Secondary School. We run the cafeteria program, foods and nutrition classes, maintain a school garden, and feed lunch to a large number of staff and students who choose to eat their lunch in the cafeteria every day.
Princeton Family Services Society is a community-based non-profit that has been serving our remote community for thirty three years. Our organization offers a variety of services to the community, including family services, victims assistance and child development programming.
The Princeton Senior Citizens Drop-in Centre Society is a not for profit organization that manages a facility which provides a safe, comfortable gathering place for Princeton and area Seniors and others in the community. The Centre provides art, recreational and social activities. The Centre also...
Volunteer program to provide breakfast to needy children who otherwise would arrive at school hungry. Program is funded through donations and all work in volunteer. I have been raising funds for food and to replace and upgrade the equipment in the schools. Each school also do fund raisers and grant...
Brain Injury Society South Okanagan Similkameen
We aim to support vulnerable individuals including those with Acquired Brain Injury, Mental Health conditions & housing needs, through: Brain Injury Education and Prevention services Support programs for our clients, their families, & caregivers Homeless Outreach services Employment...
Summerland Food Bank Logo
The Summerland Food Bank & Resource Centre is a registered charity, a community food bank and a source of information about social services available to people in need in Summerland. Our Resource Centre provides free public internet access, free emergency phone and fax services, emergency...

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