Charity and Donations

The Armstrong Regional Cooperative will be giving away $100 gift cards to people nominated for their extraordinary efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. (Black Press - file photo)

Okanagan-Shuswap cooperative seeks nominations for gift cards

Armstrong Regional Cooperative wants to thank those who have gone the extra mile during crisis

The Armstrong Regional Cooperative will be giving away $100 gift cards to people nominated for their extraordinary efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. (Black Press - file photo)
A photo posted to social media by Diabetes Canada on Monday, April 6, 2020, shows piles of donations and trash in front of bins. (Diabetes Canada)

Donation dump: Diabetes Canada pens open letter with bins overflowing with trash

The donation pickup stoppage resulted in the temporary layoff of over 500 staffers

A photo posted to social media by Diabetes Canada on Monday, April 6, 2020, shows piles of donations and trash in front of bins. (Diabetes Canada)
Organizers at the Critteraid Charity Shoppe in Summerland say security video has captured a theft from an enclosed donation area. (Contributed)

VIDEO: Donations stolen from Summerland charity shop

Shop has been broken into seven times since November

Organizers at the Critteraid Charity Shoppe in Summerland say security video has captured a theft from an enclosed donation area. (Contributed)
Cassandra Converse holds the only pair of shoes she managed to recover from Mission’s Value Village in February 2020. Her boyfriend accidentally gave away 50 pairs of hers. Submitted Photo

Man accidentally donates girlfriend’s 50 pairs of shoes to B.C. thrift store

Cassandra Converse has forgiven him, but she jokes that this Valentine’s Day better be pretty special

Cassandra Converse holds the only pair of shoes she managed to recover from Mission’s Value Village in February 2020. Her boyfriend accidentally gave away 50 pairs of hers. Submitted Photo
On Feb. 6, donations were presented by Canadian Tire Penticton to representatives of each school. (Submitted)

Schools in South Okanagan receive much-needed donations

Thanks to the generosity of South Okanagan residents, much needed kitchen items…

On Feb. 6, donations were presented by Canadian Tire Penticton to representatives of each school. (Submitted)