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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
Operation Red Nose Kamloops gets credit

Operation Red Nose Kamloops gets credit

Interior Savings Credit Union supports Operation Red Nose — this year engaged in an awareness campaign as the ride-home service has been parked due to the pandemic — with a cheque for $1,000 as a bronze sponsor for the campaign.
Moose members carry on despite pandemic

Moose members carry on despite pandemic

Crissy Fowler of the Moose Lodge presents a cheque for $1,000 to Sue from the Kamloops Hospice Association. Although COVID-19 has affected everybody, Moose members have been faithful in supporting weekly meat draws to raise money for worthy causes.
Y Women's Emergency Shelter gets a much-needed donation

Y Women's Emergency Shelter gets a much-needed donation

Joan Todd and Paula Vollrath from Preceptor Beta Mu present a cheque to Jacquie Brand (centre) of the Y Women’s Emergency Shelter. The donation was gratefully received as there has been a higher demand for the shelter’s services.
Even off the course, IndoCanLinks raises money for RIH

Even off the course, IndoCanLinks raises money for RIH

For 23 years, the IndoCanLinks Golf Tournament has raised money to build community relationships, while raising funds for health and education.
Seeding a good cause in Kamloops

Seeding a good cause in Kamloops

The Mustard Seed Kamloops has received $25,000 from the BC Interior Community Foundation and the federal government’s Emergency Community Support Fund. The money will be used to support the social agency’s advocacy work.
A Progressive donation

A Progressive donation

Unifor Local 10-b, Unifor National and Domtar plan to donate $1 million over the next five years to Royal Inland Hospital’s patient-care tower project. In addition, Unifor members at Progressive Rubber Industries Inc. and PRI itself are contributing.
Much-needed funds for A Way Home Kamloops

Much-needed funds for A Way Home Kamloops

Katherine McParland, executive director for A Way Home Kamloops, practises physical distancing while receiving a $15,000 donation from Rob Lemire of the BC Interior Community Foundation.
A tourney fore a great cause

A tourney fore a great cause

The 23rd South Central Trucking and Industry Charity Golf Tournament wrapped up on Aug. 28 at Rivershore Estate and Golf Links.
A prescription for Gardengate

A prescription for Gardengate

Missaugh Manshadi of Manshadi Pharmacy made donated $5,000 to the Gardengate Training Center’s new commercial kitchen space, a donation was accepted by David Hoar on behalf of Open Door Group.