Help fill the shelves of the Central Okanagan Food Bank this Saturday during the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. Watch for leaflets hung on your door, letting you know that volunteers will be picking up non-perishable donations starting at 9:30 am Sept 21. New this year, no plastic bags will be dropped off (doing our part for the environment) Please feel free to fill a box, a reusable bag or otherwise! Help us feed those in our community that face food insecurity each and everyday.
You can also donate in person at the Central Okanagan Food Bank, 2310 Enterprise Way, or 2545 Churchill Road (West Kelowna) at food bins at various local businesses, or online at www.cofoodbank.com.
Be part of a movement!!!! Our friends at Two Hat have answered the Food Bank Challenge Do Some Good! Now, they challenge FreshGrade, Accelerate Okanagan, Bananatag, Mazu Family, and Yeti Farm Creative to raise funds and fill the shelves of Central Okanagan Community Food Bank.
Monday was an incredible day here at the Central Okanagan Food Bank when we presented $3,000 worth of travel vouchers (courtesy of the wonderful souls at Nicholson Exteriors) to our raffle winner Terri Andersen!
Thank you so much to everyone who supported the 99.9 SUN FM Brian Mack Karly Fiddes Fill the Food Bank event - Orangetheory Fitness Kelowna McDonald's Best Buy Canada (Kelowna) CIBC Signcraft Bell Connect Wireless and Your Independent Grocer, you all ROCK!!!!
Collectively, almost 1,600 pounds of food is now in the food bank ready for our clients.
And a standing ovation and thunderous rounds of applause to all the intrepid souls who hiked Knox Mountain this past Sunday!
Kelowna - you rallied!! And we thank you!!!
Have fun wherever these travels will take you Terri! We hope for photos!!!
Heading into the final hours to purchase tickets to win a $3,000 Travel Voucher with Flight Centre (courtesy of Nicholson Exteriors) to be used any way the winner wants, with no blackout or expiry dates - all in support of the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank
Tickets are 1 for $20 or 3 for $50. All proceeds will be used to help the food bank feed hungry families in Kelowna and West Kelowna!
"Mission Roots Cafe is a student-run, not-for-profit sustainable coffee shop founded in November 2017 at Okanagan Mission Secondary.
This in-school cafe brings awareness to local and global issues, provides healthy and sustainable food options to students, and donates all profits to various charities that work to create positive social and environmental changes.
Founded solely by students, the business is run by a diverse team of student volunteers across the school." (description provided by Mission Roots Cafe)
And we very graciously thank Mission Roots Cafe for their philanthropic spirit! The funds you've donated will help us support those in our community who face food insecurity each and every day! 🧡🧡🧡🧡