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Archive for August 2016

Youth Community Kitchen: Nourishing Great Futures

Nourishment is more than just healthy food. Nourishment is having people who look out for you, having the skills to be active in society, and having the confidence to live independently. Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs seeks to nourish youth...

Cool Backpacks from Club Penguin

School is an essential part of every child’s early development. Without proper supplies, however, school can be stressful for low income families. Donations of school supplies can make a big difference in a child's educational journey.  ...

GAP Has Our Back(pack)!

Long-time sponsors are an essential part of any charity’s success. Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs is grateful to be partners with GAP Canada, who supported local clubs with their #GAPGIVESBACKPACK campaign.

From July 18-24, shoppers were given the...

YMCA Summer Youth WORKS

Each year, the YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange brings together youth and communities across the country. This year, Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs were lucky enough to have three amazing students from Quebec come and work in three of our clubs.

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Generosity at Two Eagles Golf Course and Academy

There are many deserving charities in the valley and all of us rely on community supporters. Positive change is always possible when people come together for the betterment of all. Two Eagles Golf Course and Academy helps support non-profits in...

Smokin’ Summer Days with Gasoline Alley

Imagine the perfect Okanagan weekend. Perhaps it would include a barbeque or maybe some live music. Exploring the beauty of the valley sounds fun too. What if you could do all three activities in one weekend?

Gasoline Alley planned such a weekend...

Triple Play at the Lake Country Boys and Girls Clubs

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs Lake Country is proud to offer the Triple Play Summer Program, a fully funded program sponsored by the Coca-Cola Company Foundation for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 12. Triple Play is comprised of three...

Are You Ready to ChangeIT?

Change ItWe’re happy to announce that Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs is now a partner of ChangeIt; a new way to donate while making everyday purchases using your preferred card. ChangeIt lets you automatically round up your purchases and donate the...

Can You Help Us Provide a Safe Place to Belong?

Young people in our community need a caring and loving environment to be placed in while arrangements can be made to find a long-term solution. Some of these children and youth needing homes have exceptional medical or behavioural needs that...