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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.
Now you can also ride for the kids

Now you can also ride for the kids

Due to the pandemic, the Cops for Kids charity will not have its usual 30-member team pedalling across the region this September, instead opting to designate a few local riders to complete each leg of the 10 days on behalf of the team.
Driving home the need for donations

Driving home the need for donations

On June 30, Dan Latin, Brian Wornstaff, Brett Greenman, Dakota Nettles and Greg Lind golfed a total of 369 holes as part of the annual Golfathon for ALS. Playing from 4:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., the quintet also recorded 300 pars, 39 birdies and one eagle.