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  • Community Foundation 2018 granting cycle has begun

    PENTICTON - The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen has changed the dates for its grant writing cycle.
  • This volunteer organization has less than one week to meet its goal

    KAMLOOPS - Staff at Developing World Connections, an international volunteer organization, is asking for Aeroplan mile donations to help them offset travel costs for their work abroad.
  • ‘Tis the season to donate time and money

    KELOWNA – It’s not only retailers counting on the holiday season to push the bottom line into the black. People open up their wallets and schedules for charities in greater numbers at Christmas time.
  • HELSTON: A small act of kindness will go a long way this Christmas

    I’ll admit it; I tend to get my back up when I'm asked for money. My instinct is to terminate the uncomfortable conversation as quickly as possible with a ‘no, not today’ or some other firm, but polite, way of communicating the cause is not getting my hard earned cash. But I’m going to tell you why we should all consider donating to local homelessness action groups this holiday season.

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