United Way Central & South Okanagan/Similkameen

  • 202-1456 St. Paul St.
  • Kelowna, British Columbia
    V1Y2E6

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We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

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About us

For 65 years, the United Way of the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen has served the region from Lake Country in the North, to Osoyoos and Princeton in the South. Our Community Impact mission captures the essence of what we do: We improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. The United Way community fund is invested in three focus areas that support all that kids can be, move people from poverty to possibility and builds strong communities.

What we believe in

We improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.

We work with the following Businesses and Organizations

  • Employees from these businesses volunteer with us:

  • Causes we care about

    Poverty
    Housing and Homelessness
    Social Services

    Positions and Events

    Upcoming events that you can get involved with by applying for a volunteer position

    Money Counter

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton
    Event, Sep 20th from 1:30 to 4pm
    Count the money received from the South Okanagan Drive Thru Breakfast
    Info
    Apply within 25d.
    Money Runner

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton
    Event, Sep 20th from 1:30 to 4pm
    Take the money collection from the Money Collectors and bring it to the Money Counters.
    Housing and Homelessness
    Mental Health
    Youth Development
    Info
    Apply within 25d.
    Money Collector

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton
    Event, Sep 20th from 1:30 to 4pm
    Collecting money from guest.
    Housing and Homelessness
    Mental Health
    Youth Development
    Info
    Apply within 25d.
    Grand Prize Runner

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton
    Event, Sep 20th from 1:30 to 4pm
    Notify guests when they relieve a grand prize and help them redeem it.
    Housing and Homelessness
    Mental Health
    Youth Development
    Info
    Apply within 25d.
    Thank You Cheer Team

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton
    Event, Sep 20th from 1:30 to 4pm
    You will be responsible for thanking all the donors in their vehicles at the start or end of the process.
    Housing and Homelessness
    Mental Health
    Youth Development
    Info
    Apply within 25d.
    Welcome Team

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton
    Event, Sep 20th from 1:30 to 4pm
    Welcoming drive thru guests as they arrive at the event, giving out handouts, and directing users through the process.
    Housing and Homelessness
    Mental Health
    Youth Development
    Info
    Apply within 25d.
    Bag Runner

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton
    Event, Sep 20th from 1:30 to 4pm
    You will be responsible for handing out the correct amount of breakfast bags to donors. As well, you will replenish bags as required.
    Housing and Homelessness
    Mental Health
    Youth Development
    Info
    Apply within 25d.
    Pre-Bagging of Bag Contents

    Penticton Lakeside Resort, Kelowna
    Event, Sep 19th to Sep 20th, 2018
    Pack breakfast bags for Drive Thru
    Social Services
    Housing and Homelessness
    Youth Development
    Info
    Apply within 25d.

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    Things we’re involved with in the community

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