Due to COVID-19 some of our regular programs and services may be on hold temporarily. Our pools will be reopening on August 10. Stay up to date on what is currently available within your YMCA and H2O centres on our COVID-19 Updates page

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.