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Save-On-Foods fills local food banks with ‘Share It Forward’ program

Save-On-Foods fills local food banks with ‘Share It Forward’ program

Save-On Foods staff Ryan Ogden (left) Jay Smith, Neil Allkins, Brooke Nelson, Ameet Singh present a cheque for $7,620 to Kamloops Food Bank director of resource development Corra Gassner and executive director Bernadette Siracky on Thursday (July 15)
For CanGo Grannies, the plant sale must go on

For CanGo Grannies, the plant sale must go on

And, despite the pandemic, go on it did, with four members holding plant sales in their yards, raising a record $5,300.
Eye on Community: Paying it forward to BC Wildlife Park

Eye on Community: Paying it forward to BC Wildlife Park

The $20,000 cheque will go toward the wildlife park’s completion of the new aquatic rehabilitation areas.
Eye on Community: Fundraising for science

Eye on Community: Fundraising for science

Kiwanis Club of Kamloops secretary Roger Parkes presents a cheque in the amount of $3,057.16 to Big Little Science Centre of Kamloops executive director Gord Stewart.
Stollery, BC Interior Community foundations offer big help to Big Bear

Stollery, BC Interior Community foundations offer big help to Big Bear

In partnership with The Stollery Charitable Foundation, the BC Interior Community Foundation presented a grant of $7,995 to Tara Ettinger of the Big Bear Child & Youth Advocacy Centre.
Kamloops Ford helps fill Christmas Amalgamated hampers

Kamloops Ford helps fill Christmas Amalgamated hampers

Kamloops Ford donated $7,000 in cash and a van full of toys from its annual Fill A Ford toy drive, where customers, staff and people in the community donated toys for kids and families in Kamloops through the Christmas Amalgamated charity, which puts
Help for Kamloops Hospice Association

Help for Kamloops Hospice Association

Goddyn and Associates co-owners Carol Goddyn (left) and Stacey Vair (right) present a cheque for $3,000 to Kamloops Hospice Association programs and operations manager Erin Gardener.
Glass shops help raise $9,000 for breast cancer research

Glass shops help raise $9,000 for breast cancer research

In October, Apple Auto Glass, Broco Glass and Speedy Glass partnered with the Canadian Cancer Society to support women in their community living with breast cancer through the Drive Pink Campaign.
Lodging donations

Lodging donations

President Mike Wolansky (right) and past-president Wayne Saboe (left) of Kamloops Elks Lodge 44 presented donations to the following organizations recently: $2,000 to the New Heights Autism Support Society, $3,000 to the Kamloops Food Bank, $2,000 to
Donations are a cut above

Donations are a cut above

The Kamloops Sexual Assault and Counselling Centre’s sexual assault response team co-ordinator Alix Dolson (left) and the Canadian Mental Health Association’s manager of community and vocational integration Christa Haywood-Farmer each receive a chequ