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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.
Kiwanis Club members clean up nicely

Kiwanis Club members clean up nicely

The Kiwanis Club of Kamloops celebrated the last day of spring — June 19 —with a spring yard clean-up at the Kamloops Child Development Centre in North Kamloops.
Foundation funds for Kamloops Brain Injury Association

Foundation funds for Kamloops Brain Injury Association

BC Interior Community Foundation executive director Rob Miller (left) and director Kathy Humphreys present Kamloops Brain Injury Association executive director Dave Johnson (right) with a cheque for $35,569.76. The donation will see $1,063.
Planting more than a seed of a donation

Planting more than a seed of a donation

Members of the Bible Truth Church donated 500 pairs of socks, 1,000 granola bars and 1,000 juice boxes to the Mustard Seed Kamloops, the social agency on West Victoria Street that helps the city’s marginalized community.
Funding creativity in Kamloops

Funding creativity in Kamloops

BC Interior Community Foundation director Kathy Humphreys (left) and executive director Rob Miller (right) present Kamloops Symphony Society executive director Daniel Mills with a cheque for $41,588.55.
CanGo Grannies will gather again in 2021

CanGo Grannies will gather again in 2021

The annual CanGo Grannies Plant Sale at Gaglardi Square had to be cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stollery gives Kamloops Food Bank a big boost

Stollery gives Kamloops Food Bank a big boost

Bernadette Siracky, executive director of Kamloops Food Bak (left), receives a cheque for $13,094 on behalf of the Stollery Foundation through BC Interior Community Foundation past-president Hugh Fallis and executive director Robert Miller.
Crucial delivery to Kamloops Food Bank from Babies R Us

Crucial delivery to Kamloops Food Bank from Babies R Us

Kamloops Toys R Us/Babies R Us staffers deliver baby essentials to the Kamloops Food Bank as part of national program worth more than $60,000 to support local charities and Canadian parents.
Moose calls of support for RIH Foundation

Moose calls of support for RIH Foundation

Presenting Royal Inland Hospital Foundation financial director Denise Bernauer (centre) with a cheque for $2,000 is Moose Lodge 1552 member and Kamloops Coun. Bill Sarai (left) and junior governor Dave Moonen.