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What makes us unique, the 84 cents on the dollar goes to the cancer reasearch , it's all volunteer based with no corporate sponsorship. As oppose to many other fundraisers, whe...
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This is a HUGE event and for it to make this a successful event we need our community support, business support for financial support and sharing the stories to bring awareness. For extra interest follow Terry's T-shirt as it travels throughout the Kelowna area. We are hoping for 1000+ participants and we are looking for about 100 volunteers.
Kelowna, British Columbia
Causes we care about

  • Disease and Medical Research

Businesses whose employees volunteer with us
Social Mission
The Run and all associated fundraising helps us remember Terry Fox, this humble Canadian hero,
and the amazing example he set. He proved that one person really can make a
difference. Please help us make a difference by getting involved.
Stories of our community involvement
Terry Fox became a hero to so many. He had a simple message but an audacious goal that people respected and admired. He exemplified hard work and determination. And for that, all of Canada took notice. We celebrate the man and the mission on what would have been his 59th birthday. TERRY FOX RUN KELOWNA
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Jenny Agar, Thanks for Doing Some Good!

What inspires you to volunteer?

I grew up in a small town with a strong sense of community, which I believe is why I am so passionate about volunteering. I enjoy making a positive difference in the community in which I live in. I am so proud to work for a company that aligns their values with the values in which I try to live by every day.

Which cause(s) are you most passionate about and why?

I am very passionate about the BC Children's Hospital Foundation, United Way Central & South Okanagan/Similkameen, TERRY FOX RUN KELOWNA, and various other events that Prospera Credit Union sponsors or volunteers with. I have friends that have had to stay at the BC Children's Hospital and the difference that the donations make are what allow the hospital to do what they do. I have always been passionate about supporting causes that help or give back to children.

What impact have you seen the organization(s) you work with, and their volunteers, make in the community?

One event that was created by Prospera staff Angela Burnell that I believe makes an impact is Bats For A Cause. This softball tournament inspires sponsorship and community participation that helps make our community a better place and the event has gotten bigger every year. The fundraising we do for this event goes to the BC Children's hospital. Last year I believe we raised over $80,000.00!

What support is needed by the organization(s) and how can people learn more or get involved?

Volunteer time is always needed by organizations in your community and I have found Volinspire to be a wonderful platform to get involved and learn more.

Is there a person, organization or caring company (e.g. employer) you would like to recognize that has helped support you to make a difference?

I am forever grateful to work for Prospera Credit Union.
Nicole Rustad is applauded for her outstanding community volunteer work over the years. Central Okanagan Community Food Bank, TERRY FOX RUN KELOWNA, YMCA of Okanagan The Canadian Mental Health Association among many more! You are inspiring Nicole!
Knees hurt? Not up for the TERRY FOX RUN KELOWNA this year? How about using your time and kind cheering to help? - it's low impact and lots of fun! Come sign up to VOLUNTEER we need your help to keep Terry's vision alive.
TERRY FOX RUN KELOWNA Kelowna and area please help us make this HUGE event successful. Let's unite together as a community and remember this humble #CanadianHero and help raise cancer awareness. You can help by sharing Terry's story, participating and volunteering. What makes us unique is that 84 cents on the dollar goes towards cancer research, it is all volunteer base and supported by business and people.
TERRY FOX RUN KELOWNA I am interested in volunteering for this event. Please contact me at 250-240-0407. Thx
The 36th annual TERRY FOX RUN KELOWNA is approaching, we are looking for volunteers. The event will take place on Sunday September 18th at 10:00 am unitl 1:30. We are still finishing up the details for this site but we wanted to share the information with all of you that we are looking for volunteers before, during and after. Please message us if you can be part of this event. Terry is a Canadian Hero. He inspired many and continues to do so. Let's come together and make this years Terry Fox Run amazing. Together we can continue Terry's dream.
Kelowna, British Columbia
Causes we care about

  • Disease and Medical Research

Businesses whose employees volunteer with us