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Josh Gorges, Raymond James (presenting sponsor) General Manager Erica Whiteley, and Black Comeau (left to right) (Photo - KGH Foundation/Contributed)

Bases loaded with NHL talent at Kelowna’s Homebase charity event

The charity slo-pitch game is more than 80 per cent sold out

 

Pictures of loved ones hung on the back wall of the Island Stage in Kelowna during the 2022 Move to Cure ALS (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Kelowna residents moving in person again to support B.C., Yukon residents with ALS

Over 200 people showed up to move to cure ALS

  • Jun 12, 2022

 

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

 

The song Red Harvest, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Paul Rodgers, was written in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)

B.C. artist featured on song to help people of Ukraine

Red Harvest features vocals by Summerland musician Paul Rodgers

The song Red Harvest, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Paul Rodgers, was written in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)
Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)

B.C. artist featured on song to help people of Ukraine

Red Harvest features vocals by Summerland musician Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)
A benefit concert and dance, featuring a number of country music acts donating their time and talent, will be held at Armstrong’s Hassen Memorial Arena Saturday, June 25, to help Armstrong amputee Chelaine McInroy purchase a new prosthetic. (Morning Star - file photo)

Community rallies around Armstrong woman following second amputation

Life, Limb and Lyrics is a fundraising concert and dance for local amputee Chelaine McInroy, 23,

A benefit concert and dance, featuring a number of country music acts donating their time and talent, will be held at Armstrong’s Hassen Memorial Arena Saturday, June 25, to help Armstrong amputee Chelaine McInroy purchase a new prosthetic. (Morning Star - file photo)
Lake Country neighbours rallied together to raise funds for Rylie and family while she fights cancer (Tammie Slater/Facebook)

‘Best street ever’: Lake Country neighbours rally behind child with cancer

Three-year-old Rylie is battling stage 4 agressive neuroblastoma

  • Jun 1, 2022
Lake Country neighbours rallied together to raise funds for Rylie and family while she fights cancer (Tammie Slater/Facebook)
Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Cross-Canada journey launches from Victoria for under-researched heart condition

Man who lost wife to ARVC hopes to raise $75,000 with second three-month leg of cycling trek

Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Coldstream’s Simon Dufresne, 20, is a member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at an international event in Europe in November. To help get there, the team is hosting a fundraiser with three-course meal and hors d’oeuvres on Monday, May 30, at 50th Parallel Winery in Lake Country, where Dufresne works as chef de partie. (Contributed)

Coldstream chef to test chops against world’s best

Simon Dufresne is member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at international event in Europe

Coldstream’s Simon Dufresne, 20, is a member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at an international event in Europe in November. To help get there, the team is hosting a fundraiser with three-course meal and hors d’oeuvres on Monday, May 30, at 50th Parallel Winery in Lake Country, where Dufresne works as chef de partie. (Contributed)
Vernon’s Oliver Stankiewicz completes his 48th kilometre in his second Move4Mom endurance run Sunday, May 8, at Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park. Stankiewicz plans to run more than 100 kilometres while raising funds for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Vernon man’s endurance fundraiser moving along nicely

Oliver Stankiewicz had completed 48 kilometres of planned 100 km (or more) by 9 a.m. Sunday, raising $$ for VJHF

Vernon’s Oliver Stankiewicz completes his 48th kilometre in his second Move4Mom endurance run Sunday, May 8, at Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park. Stankiewicz plans to run more than 100 kilometres while raising funds for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Event organizer Jennifer Martison is hoping for at least 1,000 people to attend a music festival and silent auction at Heritage Hills Community Park on May 1 in support of Ukraine. (File Photo)

Okanagan residents aiming to raise $27k for Ukraine at upcoming music festival

The Sunflower Festival goes May 1 at Heritage Hills Community Park, 10 minutes south of Penticton

Event organizer Jennifer Martison is hoping for at least 1,000 people to attend a music festival and silent auction at Heritage Hills Community Park on May 1 in support of Ukraine. (File Photo)
Salmon Arm’s Armaan Dhaliwal, aka the Samosa Kid, is donating 25 per cent of his samosa sales in support of Ukraine. (Barb Brouwer photo)

Salmon Arm’s ‘Samosa Kid’ fundraising for Ukraine

11-year-old entrepreneur inspired by grandparents

  • Apr 18, 2022
Salmon Arm’s Armaan Dhaliwal, aka the Samosa Kid, is donating 25 per cent of his samosa sales in support of Ukraine. (Barb Brouwer photo)
The uphill Giants Head Grind race in Summerland will be back this year, but at a reduced capacity. In 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race had been cancelled and in 2021, it had been organized as a virtual run only. (Summerland Review file photo)

Uphill race in Summerland resumes as scaled-down event

In-person Giants Head Grind limited to 100 participants

The uphill Giants Head Grind race in Summerland will be back this year, but at a reduced capacity. In 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race had been cancelled and in 2021, it had been organized as a virtual run only. (Summerland Review file photo)
Roch Fortin of Maple Roch shows bottles of maple syrup which will be used as a fundraiser to help with humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. The syrup in the bottles was collected from maple trees in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland maple syrup fundraiser assists Ukraine

Donations collected to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Roch Fortin of Maple Roch shows bottles of maple syrup which will be used as a fundraiser to help with humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. The syrup in the bottles was collected from maple trees in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford girl raises $2,500 for Ukraine through homemade bracelet, bookmark sales

11-year-old has help from friend to collect donations for UNICEF emergency fund

Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)
Vernon resident Michael Buffie and Okanagan Publishing House are riaisng money for Doctors Without Borders and their work in Ukraine by offering a free copy of Elliot’s Pond for a $20 tax-deductible donation. (Contributed)

Okanagan publisher pens Ukraine fundraiser

Local author and publishing house support Doctors Without Borders

Vernon resident Michael Buffie and Okanagan Publishing House are riaisng money for Doctors Without Borders and their work in Ukraine by offering a free copy of Elliot’s Pond for a $20 tax-deductible donation. (Contributed)
Jazmin Paquette from Abbotsford is about to have both legs amputated due to compartment syndrome. She is hoping for some financial help to allow her father to be there for the surgery. (Jazmin Mowers photo)

Abbotsford woman preparing for life without legs, hoping for support

‘Please take this pain away, I’m done. Please take my legs.’

Jazmin Paquette from Abbotsford is about to have both legs amputated due to compartment syndrome. She is hoping for some financial help to allow her father to be there for the surgery. (Jazmin Mowers photo)
Re/Max managing broker Michelle Girard has already started collecting empties in support of humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, and she will be on hand Thursday, March 10 for a drive-thru bottle drive at the Vernon office. (Re/Max photo)

Vernon realtors collect cans in support of Ukraine

Re/Max office holding drive-thru bottle drive fundraiser

Re/Max managing broker Michelle Girard has already started collecting empties in support of humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, and she will be on hand Thursday, March 10 for a drive-thru bottle drive at the Vernon office. (Re/Max photo)
An orphanage in Ukraine benefitted from the sale of Ukrainian doughnuts Friday from Ratio Coffee & Pastry. (Rays of Love photo)

UPDATE: Vernon serves up nearly $12,000 in support for Ukraine

Ukrainian doughnut fundraiser for #donutfriday at Ratio a huge success

An orphanage in Ukraine benefitted from the sale of Ukrainian doughnuts Friday from Ratio Coffee & Pastry. (Rays of Love photo)
Dan Adrian is overwhelmed by the support he and his family have received after losing his automotive shop in a fire at his Notch Hill Road property on March 1, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘All you can do is cry’: Shuswap man overwhelmed by support after losing automotive shop, classic cars in blaze

Rust Valley Restorers’ Mike and Connor Hall launch Gofundme fundraiser for friend Dan Adrian

Dan Adrian is overwhelmed by the support he and his family have received after losing his automotive shop in a fire at his Notch Hill Road property on March 1, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)