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Going back to school should be an exciting time, but can be very stressful for children and youth from low-income families. Mamas for Mamas has expressed the need for some high in-demand items, and we are now reaching out to you.

Starting now until September 6, donate some new or gently used items including: 

  • Adult size backpacks
  • Water bottles
  • 2” binders
  • Scientific calculators
  • Adults size/teen style clothing including jackets
  • Running shoes in adult sizes for gym class
  • Red and blue pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters and paper
  • Student bus passes/tickets
  • Gift cards for haircuts

Drop off your donations at one of YMCA of Okanagan centres, including Kelowna Family YMCA, Downtown YMCA or H2O Adventure & FItness Centre.