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Lift to continue car show
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 16, 2022 - Get Involved

Lift Auto Group said it would continue the “positive legacy” created by Methal Abougoush when it purchased the latter’s five Boyd Autobody & Glass locations in the Okanagan. The company has made good on its promise, announcing Friday that the Father’s Day Charity Car Show will continue in 2023 and beyond, all in support of […]

Winter Market fuels food bank
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 16, 2022 - Get Involved

Downtown Kelowna Association this year added a hot chocolate fundraiser to its Winter Street Market & Light Up, and it was a smashing success. The hot chocolate sales raised $4,000 for Central Okanagan Food Bank during the market, which was held on Dec. 3. The food bank offered hot chocolate for a minimum donation of […]

Big collection for food bank
Madison Erhardt - Dec 16, 2022 - Get Involved

More than 1,500 pounds of food was collected throughout the community in support of the Central Okanagan Food Bank with help from Total Restoration and Castanet. The Central Okanagan Food Bank is currently serving 5,500 people every month out of their two locations in Kelowna and West Kelowna, a 30% increase over the same time […]

Habitat 50/50 deadline nears
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 15, 2022 - Get Involved

Who wouldn’t like a nice influx of cash right before Christmas? Time is running out to get into the final Habitat for Humanity Okanagan 50/50 draw of 2022. The deadline for B.C. residents to purchase tickets for the growing pot is next Tuesday (Dec. 20) at 11:59 p.m. Having their winning number picked just before […]

KingFisher makes season bright
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 14, 2022 - Get Involved

Vernon’s KingFisher Boats has teamed up with its suppliers to donate Christmas hampers to those in need. The family owned business that builds the fastest growing brand of welded aluminum adventure boats in North America got together with 19 other businesses to create 12 hampers, which were then donated to Vernon’s Archway Society for Domestic […]

Interior Savings spreads funds
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 13, 2022 - Get Involved

Interior Savings is donating nearly $78,000 to community groups throughout the B.C. Interior. The total of $77,902 is being divided among eight groups, with the cash coming from Interior Savings’ Community Investment Fund. The fund was created in 2007 and has returned more than $2 million to the community. That includes $46,560 that was donated […]

50/50 raffle to help seniors
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 09, 2022 - Get Involved

More seniors have been unable to pay for rent, food and medications this year, so Seniors Outreach & Resource Centre is holding a holiday 50/50 raffle to help as many as it can. The Holiday Wishes 50/50 Raffle is now live, and tickets will be available for purchase online or in person until Dec. 17. […]

Turkey drive set for Friday
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 07, 2022 - Get Involved

Immaculata Regional High School will be hosting its fifth annual Kelowna Christmas Turkey drive this Friday, and its goal is to collect at least 250 of them. The public is asked to drop off a turkey or monetary donations at the school, which is located at 1493 K.L.O. Rd., any time between 6:30 and 10 […]

Crime Stoppers seeks directors
Chelsea Powrie - Dec 05, 2022 - Get Involved

The South Okanagan-Similkameen division of Crime Stoppers is seeking volunteers to serve on their board of directors. The community-based crime prevention program, which works with RCMP and facilitates gathering anonymous information from the general public about crime, needs two to three more people to help fill those seats. “If you have business experience, policing and/or board […]

Big donation for Rotary Club
Okanagan Edge Staff - Dec 01, 2022 - Get Involved

Kelowna Sunrise Rotary Club is much closer to its holiday season fundraising goal thanks to a Kelowna businessman. Brent Marshall, a commercial Realtor and business broker at Business Finders Canada, has purchased all of the Rotary Club’s remaining Season of Giving Prize Calendars for $36,240 and is challenging other philanthropists to match that dollar amount. […]