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All Donor Stories 2017-05-28T17:20:23+00:00

Workplace Campaign Spotlight – TD Bank Group

July 21st, 2017|

TD Bank was one of the top five United Way CSO Workplace Campaigns in 2016 raising a total of $50,522 throughout our region! They have coordinated a United Way Workplace Campaign locally since 2007 and have raised a combined total of $240,000 throughout the region. Both corporate and employees pride

Workplace Campaign Spotlight – UBC Okanagan

July 20th, 2017|

UBC Okanagan is one of the United Way CSO’s 2016 top 10 Workplace Campaign Champions!  Last year, through their workplace campaign and special events students, faculty and staff at UBC Okanagan raised $38,564. While faculty and staff payroll contributions are a big part of the annual UBC

Community Pulls Together at United Way Bus Pull

May 28th, 2017|

May 27, 2017 (Kelowna, BC) – The community pulled together at the annual United Way Bus Pull on Saturday as teams and sponsors raised $21,005 for United Way CSO’s 2017 campaign. 10 teams sought after the coveted United Way Community Cup in a competitive bus pull that saw Great West

In the News – Kelowna Civic Award Winners

May 20th, 2017|

United Way CSO is proud to see Costco, a loyal corporate partner, being recognized for their generosity and community spirit. Way to go Costco! See the full list of award winners as posted on Global Okanagan: 2017 Kelowna Civic and Community Award Winners

Gorman Bros. Lumber supports community in a big United Way!

May 9th, 2017|

West Kelowna – The United Way Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen team recently visited Gorman Bros. Lumber to thank them for the incredible workplace campaign donation for 2016. Gorman’s donated $61,008 which makes them the #1 workplace donor in West Kelowna and one of the top 3 workplace campaigns for 2016. Funds

GRM hosts fundraiser at Rockets game

March 10th, 2017|

  March 10, 2017 (Kelowna) - Global Roadway Maintenance once again hosted their "Spinning Wheel" fundraiser at the Kelowna Rockets game Friday night raising $655 for the community! Rockets fans lined up for a chance to spin the wheel to win a number of great prizes.          

Jim Paterson

February 16th, 2017|

A long-time supporter of United Way, Jim has been a leadership donor for many years and has sat on our Board of Directors and countless committees in both Winnipeg and the Okanagan. He was also a core champion of the workplace campaign at the City of Kelowna before retiring two years

CRA workplace campaign exceeds fundraising goal

November 14th, 2016|

November 14, 2016 (Penticton) – The Canada Revenue Agency wrapped up a successful campaign by presenting the United Way CSO with a cheque for $25,758.85, their highest donation ever. This campaign was supported by both Kelowna and Penticton offices. Shown above: Bonnie Hall of United Way CSO (far right) accepts a

Pushor Mitchell donates over $18,000 to United Way

November 9th, 2016|

November 9, 2016 (Kelowna) – At the end of a successful workplace campaign, Pushor Mitchell LLP presented United Way CSO with a cheque for $18,177. This donation will go towards the 2016 campaign which will fund programs throughout the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen.  Shown above (left to right): Jeremy Lugowy of

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