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4 Men on golf course

Swing For a Cause

$68,000 was raised at The 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament held at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club on September 20th! The tournament saw players “swinging for a great cause” – to give local children and families in need equal access to YMCA programs.
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Jenny's Y is Growth

Becoming a mother is never easy, but having kids in my teen years created a set of barriers that seemed impossible to overcome at the time. At the age of 20, I found myself a single mom of two with the weight of the world on my shoulders. The idea of pursuing my own personal and professional development, which I always valued, seemed unimaginable and I worried about our finances.
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Jill in the pool with two children

Jill's Story

National Volunteer Week was created to celebrate all volunteers, including Jill Siebert who has contributed over 10,000 hours helping thousands of Okanagan children develop invaluable water safety skills through Y swim lessons.
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Alexis and Randal at H2O

Alexis' Story

A parent’s worst nightmare turned into a happy celebration earlier this month when nine year old, Alexis Edall, rescued a toddler who fell into the pool.  Alexis’ mother is extremely proud of her daughter who was quick to act, demonstrating the life-saving skills she had recently learned in a YMCA spring break aquatic seal camp.
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