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Rotary donates $25,000 to Kelowna Child Advocacy Centre

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July 01, 2020 - 8:25 AM

A child centre will use a $25,000 donation towards some new management software thanks to the generosity of the the Rotary Club of Kelowna.

The Child Advocacy Centre supports Central Okanagan residents from newborn to 10-years-olds who have experienced abuse or neglect, according to the centre in a news release.  The model brings together victim advocates, law enforcement, child protection and healthcare workers all under one child friendly roof. 

Executive director Ginny Becker said in the press release she is beyond grateful for the donation.

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"With the support of this gift from the Rotary Club of Kelowna, we have been able to install two colourful murals on the walls of our medical exam rooms, insert privacy doors, hang thoughtful artwork and purchase child-centric furniture and plants as finishing touches throughout our facility to make it as comforting, safe and child-friendly as possible. Additionally, Rotary Club of Kelowna has funded a much needed critical piece of case management software,” she said in the news release.

The Child Advocacy Centre relies on the support of the community. For more information on the centre and how you can donate, visit its website


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