2023 Sailing for Fuller Plates and Hearts Campaign by VYC's Okanagan Charity Regatta
Accepting donations for all of 2023 in support of Food Security in our Communities - Proceeds from the 2023 Okanagan Charity Regatta fundraiser go to United Way BC and Community Foundation North Okanagan to support the many organizations and food programs essential to the health of our communities. Your donations help us grow hope. Thank you! In 2023 we are fundraising for fuller plates and hearts.
Community Foundation North Okanagan (CFNO) "For the 91,100 British Columbians experiencing severe food insecurity, making healthy food choices isn’t an option. These people make difficult choices like skipping meals to feed their child or buying cheap instant meals like Kraft Dinner so they can purchase gas to get to work or pay for utilities." CFNO Better Together Fund &
~ CFNO wants to continue offering The Fill the Gap Food Program to low-income community members and they need your support to keep this program running.
United Way B.C. (UWBC) "1 in 6 Canadians lived in a household facing a food shortage in 2020. For families with children that number is much higher, at almost 20%. Ensuring British Columbians have access to nourishing, healthy, and culturally appropriate food is vital to the overall health and well-being of our communities."
~ United Way seeks partnerships with companies and organizations that share their values and commitment to help individuals and families here in the Okanagan move towards food sustainability.
Together We Can Make a Difference