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Children eating at the nursery in India. (EMW)

East Meets West Children’s Foundation to host Diwali dinner in Kelowna

The event returns after a two year hiatus to be held Oct. 29

 

Nori and Kristyn Wentworth stand in front of concert posters from previous KGH fundraisers inside Wentworth Music (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Trim for treatment: Kelowna man cutting beard for KGH dialysis ward

Nori Wentworth has been growing his beard for 30 months

 

18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)

2 teens killed after driver flees police in Lower Mainland; fundraisers launched for families

Yasbirat Ytatek and Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali were killed in a collision on July 26

 

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Kevan Ramsey lost everything in a Father’s Day fire(gofundme/Please Help Rebuild Kevan’s Home)

Fundraiser for Lumby home lost in Father’s Day fire

Kevan Ramsey’s home was set on fire by a faulty wire and insurance may not reinburse him

Kevan Ramsey lost everything in a Father’s Day fire(gofundme/Please Help Rebuild Kevan’s Home)
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

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

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

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)
The family of Stacey Melara has started a fundraiser after the Keremeos mother was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer. (Submitted)

Fundraiser started for Keremeos mother battling aggressive cancer

Stacey Melara’s family started the GoFundMe to help while she is receiving treatment

The family of Stacey Melara has started a fundraiser after the Keremeos mother was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer. (Submitted)
Skaha Bluffs will be hosting a climbing festival May 28 and 29. (Photo by Dave Mai/DM Productions)

Skaha Climbers Festival auction to support of park watcher program

The program finds work for individuals with barriers to employment

Skaha Bluffs will be hosting a climbing festival May 28 and 29. (Photo by Dave Mai/DM Productions)
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)

South 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)
A dance planned for May 7 will raise funds for repair work at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre in Summerland. (Summerland Review file photo)

Dance will raise funds for Summerland youth facility

Building repair needs identified

A dance planned for May 7 will raise funds for repair work at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre in Summerland. (Summerland Review 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)