Author Archives: Leanne Hammond

Front Line Hero Appreciation Initiative

The Covid-19 situation is having an impact on everyone’s mental health, but Front Line workers are especially impacted. Help us show these Front Line Heroes WE CARE by donating and nominating someone you know for a special appreciation thank you session!

COVID-19 Relief funds coming for charities in the North Okanagan

Over $113,000 invested and 13 local charities benefit from this emergency support VERNON (May 27, 2020) – A partnership between the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan (CFNO) and United Way Southern Interior BC (UWSIBC), has granted $113,200 to charity projects and programs directly dealing with the COVID-19 Crisis in the North Okanagan. After the […]

Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants Now Available Throughout Okanagan

Okanagan, BC – The Community Foundation of the North Okanagan is excited to announce a partnership granting program that addresses local needs in a wonderfully personal way. The Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant stream provides grants of up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other during the […]

COVID-19: United Way launches online tool to help vulnerable people receive aid in North Okanagan

Header image: NexusBC – Vernon Staff Vernon’s NexusBC staff and volunteers are ready to dig in and help local seniors get what they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the United Way and the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan, a program is being put into place to help! The United Way has developed […]

Community Foundation launches way for you to help local charities

Community Foundation North Okanagan Announces “BETTER TOGETHER- COVID-19 Community Response Fund” to support local charities helping people in need “We need to come together and pool funding to get out to the charities serving our vulnerable population right now. There is some great government funding coming through, but it doesn’t cover everything, and it won’t […]

Community Foundation launches way for you to help local charities

Community Foundation North Okanagan Announces “BETTER TOGETHER- COVID-19 Community Response Fund” to support local charities helping people in need  “Working together just makes sense,” according to Leanne Hammond, executive director of the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan. (CFNO) In response to the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Foundation has created the BETTER TOGETHER – […]