December 14, 2017

Kelowna artist remembers Shelter in her will

When Kelowna artist Janice Sich wrote her will, she initially planned to share her estate among her nephew and two nieces. “Then I thought to myself, […]
December 1, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight

Jaimie started volunteering at the Kelowna Women’s Shelter in December 2014 (time flies!). She mainly does write-ups for the blog and website, but also loves helping […]
November 23, 2017

2016-2017 Annual Report

The past year has been a busy one at the Kelowna Women’s Shelter – we housed 201 women and children, provided nearly 5,000 bed stays and […]
November 15, 2017

National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside each November to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy and those people active in the philanthropic community. […]
November 12, 2017

In memory of Anne Spelliscy

The team at Kelowna Women’s Shelter was saddened recently to say “Good- bye” to one of our most tireless and courageous supporters. Anne Spelliscy, who was […]
October 25, 2017

Sherwin Williams community support

We completed a refresh at the Shelter this fall. Dino, Kathy, Karina, Brett and VJ came to paint our reception area. Out with the ‘hospital green’ […]
October 19, 2017

Victims of intimate partner abuse make up hidden homeless

She doesn’t have her belongings loaded into a shopping cart, and she’s not asking for spare change on Bernard Avenue. In fact, when she walks by […]
October 19, 2017

Interior Savings Day of Difference

On October 19th, credit unions around the world celebrated International Credit Union Day by reflecting on the impact credit unions have had and honoring the employees, […]
October 10, 2017

Shelter improvements

Thanks to Dave Roseberry, Diane Giffen, and Sheila Falk from ACT/UCT Kelowna West Council for coming out to the Shelter with their club’s generous gift of […]