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Missionwood Retirement Resort staff and seniors holdign a large check

Missionwood Retirement Resort

Each year in December, residents and guests of the Missionwood Retirement Resort enjoy more than a holiday feast, they also help children and youth. At the 2018 Gift of Giving Luncheon, a record-breaking $6,300 was raised and donated to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.
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Chuck and Denise Henderson smiling

Chuck and Denise Henderson

At the YMCA, we have a team of dedicated, passionate and caring staff and volunteers who work with individuals every day to prevent inactivity, social isolation and the effects of poverty. Understanding that we all have a role to play to help change lives for the better, our staff are also asked each year to give.
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Urban Systems staff with YMCA mascot Spirit

Urban Systems Culture of Giving

Urban Systems is a professional consulting firm committed to creating ideas and meaningful ways to contribute to their local community. Through the Urban Systems Foundation, staff give back to Kelowna and surrounding communities through employee-driven Foundation initiatives.
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Jim Bates, Fresh Air owner at cycle for strong kids

Jim Bates, Fresh Air

The owner of Fresh Air and his team have long been supporters of the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. And we couldn’t be more grateful for their sponsorship and participation in making Cycle for Strong Kids the Y’s largest and most successful fundraising event.
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