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KCR Community Resources
For over 35 years, KCR has provided services throughout the Central Okanagan (CO) and beyond. We are an incorporated Society, a Registered Charity and a BC registered legal ent...
620 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia
V1Y 9T2
Causes we care about

  • Family Care

  • Social Services

Businesses whose employees volunteer with us
Social Mission
KCR is a not for profit agency fostering diversity, collaboration and resourcefulness by tailoring services to meet community, family and individual needs.
Businesses and organizations that we work with
Grant Thornton LLP
City of Kelowna
Central Okanagan Foundation
Crowe MacKay LLP
Kelowna Capital News
Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union
Inn From the Cold - Kelowna
Seniors Outreach and Resource Centre
Okanagan College Foundation
Our average annual contributions received

5K

Hours Volunteered

$104K

Monetary Equivalent of Hours

Stories of our community involvement
KCR Community Resources is so proud to partner with Project Literacy Central Okanagan Society on the new Community Care Garden Project that will not only beautify our street but more importantly, it will increase food security for local vulnerable families, offer food literacy support to immigrant and low income families and it allows us to come together as a community.

Here is the morning crew of volunteers (socially distancing and grouped with people from their bubble) getting ready to build 14 planters that will be planted this afternoon with vegetables.
Honoured to help out KCR Community Resources with tea donations for their Family Friend Program which mentors single moms in our community who are in need of connection, support, and resources. We picked Alpina, a herbal blend that pampers the palate with a sweet berry character coming from black currants and blackberries. Thanks to @loewenlifestyle for putting the Mother's Day care baskets together. Happy Mother's Day!
This holiday season, our social committee teamed up with KCR Community Resources to adopt 2 local families in need. Pihl Law Corporation had such fun wrapping gifts and preparing the Christmas hampers! We are grateful for organizations like KCR that support families in our community, especially during the holidays. Thank you for all of your hard work and for inviting us to share holiday cheer with you!
Friday, June 14th is going to be awesome! Start your day with the Family Hub Drive-Thru Breakfast at Pearson Road Elementary - Come & get a delish & healthy breakfast, plus a little special something inside, with all proceeds supporting the HUB!
Today saw the presentation of the remaining installment of a three year grant resulting from a generous legacy bequest to United Way to “do something good in our community”. Knowing the increasing need for services for young children and families in Kelowna and the increasing social issues affecting our most vulnerable--our kids, United Way first invested in 2016 in a three year pilot project to create the one-stop-shop for at-risk families with children 0-12 years old.

The Central Okanagan Family Hub, based out of Pearson Road Elementary in Rutland, opened in June of 2016 and has been operated by KCR Community Resources since then. The Hub has helped over 13,000 visitors to date offering a variety of services and programs often as simple as offering a cup of tea and a friendly ear for a new parent struggling with their young family--not knowing where to turn for both practical and emotional help.
Read the media release: https://unitedwaysibc.com/united-way-benefactors-impact-local-families-of-the-future
Do Some Good Join us for the next Networking Nonprofits event (https://kcr.ca/community-services/workshops-training/) at the Okanagan Regional Library - Downtown Kelowna Branch. This event is open to anyone working with or volunteering for a non-profit. It's a chance to meet other community minded people doing great work. You never know what ideas might be sparked when great minds come together!
You could make a difference in the life of a single parent!
The Family Friend Program is a woman to woman mentorship program that matches trained volunteers with single mothers who are either pregnant or parenting young children. You can offer support, encouragement, and connection to valuable resources. Training is provided by KCR. *must be over 25 and parenting experience is an asset*
Please email: familyfriend@kcr.ca or call 250-763-8008 x136
We are excited to announce our upcoming Community Volunteer Orientations. With the generous support of the United Way Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen, KCR will be offering free orientations for people want to help out their community but just don't know where to start or what to expect. United Way Central & South Okanagan/Similkameen Do Some Good
Congratulations to the Central Okanagan Family Hub celebrating their 10,000th visitor since June 2016! KCR Community Resources
http://unitedwaycso.com/central-okanagan-family-hub-celebrates-10000th-visit
We are always looking for people to share their knowledge and experience as workshop facilitators.
If you enjoy presenting and helping people learn, then this might be a volunteer opportunity for you!
If you have experience in Human Resources or Volunteer Management, Board Development, Fund Raising, Donor Management, or Grant Writing you just might be the right fit! Share your talent, knowledge and experience and help us build capacity in the Non-profit sector. https://dosomegood.ca/opportunity/workshop-facilitator-6913-875977
620 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia
V1Y 9T2
Causes we care about

  • Family Care

  • Social Services

Businesses whose employees volunteer with us
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