2023 Wildfire Response Fund

Our community has experienced a devastating loss. Through early response donations, we were able to support the following organizations providing immediate relief efforts.

  • Lake Country Food Bank: $11,000
  • Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team – ALERT: $8,000
  • Kelowna’s Gospel Mission: $5,000
  • KCR Community Resources: $9,000
  • Kelowna Metis Association: $4,000
  • The Westside Salvation Army: $149, 940

Total amount distributed as of April 25, 2024: $186 940 .

This page will be updated as funds are released to the community.

The Central Okanagan Foundation remains committed to helping those in need now and as we rebuild.

The board and staff of the Central Okanagan Foundation are overwhelmed by the worldwide generosity. Thank you to everyone for your extraordinary support. 

We are now moving towards supporting organizations with recovery efforts. 

Thank you to all the firefighters, RCMP, first responders, and emergency staff and volunteers.

Take care and stay safe.

Board & Staff of the Central Okanagan Foundation