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Archive for May 2015

Kelowna Jaycess Helping from the Outside In

Jaycee Day 2 Img 1318This past weekend the Kelowna Jaycees took on the task of helping to spring clean the yard at the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs Kelowna Jaycess Downtown Youth Centre.

Over 15 volunteers came out volunteering over 55 hours to take out a fence to...

FUSION 2015 National Youth Forum

From May 6-10th, 2015, a group of youth from several of our Clubs, accompanied by two of our staff, had the opportunity to attend the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Fusion 2015 National Youth Forum in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Thank You to Sarah...

Chelsea's Story

To say growing up with my family was dysfunctional would be a major understatement. My father was an abusive alcoholic and mother was a drug addict. They separated when I was 10 years old. I had moved with my mother from Pitt Meadows to Vancouver...

MCHAPPY DAY HELPS GIVE OKANAGAN KIDS A SAFE PLACE TO BELONG

Mc Happy DayMay 6th marked the 22nd Annual McHappy Day in restaurants across Canada. On this day, in restaurants from West Kelowna to Lake Country, $1 from the sale of every McCafe, Big Mac sandwich and Happy Meal went to the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs and...

Every Kid Deserves a "Safe Place to Belong"

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs believe all children, youth and families deserve a “Safe Place to Belong”. Our 33 clubs across the Okanagan Valley Safe Place To Belong Vertical Bannerprovide inclusive, supportive, respectful and fun places for all who walk through our doors. 

We...