We are offering an Essential Services Child Care Program in Penticton. To indicate your need for care, complete this survey

Our charity is responding to COVID-19 including temporarily closing all YMCA recreation facilities during this time. Child care, virtual early years community services and career development services will continue to run. The most recent information can be found at ymcaokanagan.ca/COVID19

Going back to school should be an exciting time, but can be very stressful for children and youth from low-income families. Mamas for Mamas has expressed the need for some high in-demand items, and we are now reaching out to you.

Starting now until September 6, donate some new or gently used items including: 

  • Adult size backpacks
  • Water bottles
  • 2” binders
  • Scientific calculators
  • Adults size/teen style clothing including jackets
  • Running shoes in adult sizes for gym class
  • Red and blue pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters and paper
  • Student bus passes/tickets
  • Gift cards for haircuts

Drop off your donations at one of YMCA of Okanagan centres, including Kelowna Family YMCA, Downtown YMCA or H2O Adventure & FItness Centre.