Sponsorships, Donations & Grants
As a community-based registered charitable organization, the Kelowna & District Safety Council Society relies on contributions from individuals, businesses, service clubs, and foundations to deliver a wide variety of high quality safety programs for children, teens, adults, and seniors. Charitable tax receipts are available for donations $10.00 and over. Please contact Ayn Lexi, Executive Director, for information on supporting KDSC’s great safety programs. Ph: 250-765-3163 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to an annual utilities grant of $4,500.00, the City of Kelowna has been a long-time supporter of KDSC’s by providing the land for our Little Travellers’ Safety Village and office and storage spaces. In 2016, they provided us with all new traffic signs, repainted the lane lines, completed tree and root removal and opened up the space with some major pruning, as well as repaving and repairing several road hazards in the the Safety Village. The support of the City of Kelowna has been invaluable with extensive upgrading we have been able to complete this year! http://www.kelowna.ca/cm/site3.aspx
The province of BC has awarded an annual grant of $20,000.00 to KDSC in support of our children’s safety programs since 1981…..that’s $700,000.00 in support since we opened! http://www2.gov.bc.ca/
$1,000 – $4,999
A huge thank you to the City of West Kelowna for their donation of $1,500.00 towards our children’s safety courses being provided in the City of West Kelowna to the local children. http://www.districtofwestkelowna.ca/
The Army and Navy Veterans Unit 376 again gave us a very generous donation of $1,000.00 in 2017 to KDSC for our children’s safety programs. http://www.kelownaarmynavy.com/
ACT/UCT Kelowna West Council #1003 have provided $1,000. to the Little Traveller’s Safety Village in 2017 to be used for children’s safety training. We thank them for their generous ongoing support!
Incentive Package Supporter:
$500 – $999
Capri Insurance was one of our Halloween Haunt sponsors, at $500.00, for our annual fundraiser. Thanks Capri Insurance! http://www.capri.ca/
A huge thank you to Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP lawyers for sponsoring our 2016 Halloween haunt at the Little Traveller’s Safety Village in the amount of $500.00. http://rihlaw.com/
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 189 donated $500.00 this year towards all children’s programs at the Little Travellers’ Safety Village.
Kinsmen Club of Kelowna kindly donated $500.00 towards the Little Travellers’ Safety Village programs in 2016. https://www.kincanada.ca/
$10 – $499
The Knights of Columbus, Father De Lester Council also donated $300.00 towards the LTSV in 2016.
A big thank you to both clubs!
The Westbank Lioness club showed their support this year with their kind donation of $100.00.
The Kelowna Lioness Club also donated $50.00 in 2017 and we thank you.
Donors in Kind
Halloween Haunt In-Kind Donors:
Thanks to Domino’s Pizza for their donation of the delicious pizzas we had on hand at our annual Halloween Haunt fundraiser this year! As well as Starbucks for the great coffee and David’s Tea for the two wonderful varieties of tea we were able to offer parents this year and to SunRype for their fruit snacks to hand out to the kids. Thanks for making our fundraiser a success!
The Kelowna Rutland Lions Club built and donated a new RCMP building
to the Little Travellers’ Safety Village.
Okanagan College Collision Repair Department and their instructor John Euloth repaired and repainted at cost over a dozen of our pedal cars this year. Thanks for making the pedal cars shine once again!
A giant shout out to the following businesses that allowed their wonderful employees to come to the Little Traveller’s Safety Village and provide a half day of sweat equity to help us sand and paint and generally rejuvenate the area, which is why it’s looking so great today!! Thanks to the United way of the Central and South Okanagan Similkameen for organizing these great folks through their Days of Caring.
- Paradigm Mortgage Corp
- Prospera Credit Union
- Interior Savings
Many thanks to the following businesses for their donations to our Halloween Haunt Silent Auction this year:
Dairy Queen Superstore Okanagan Gymnastics Centre
Natures Fare New Moon Gallery Actors Studio
Bentley Motorrad 19 Steakhouse Konquer Motorcycles
Bylands Nursery YMCA Beyond the Crux climbing gym
McDonalds Planet Lazer Myra Canyon Adventure Park
Save On Foods Par-T-Perfect H2O
Kelly O’Bryan Okanagan Science Centre Little Straw Winery
Play it Again Sports Mt. Boucherie Winery La Cucina
Pepperpot Grill Summerland Sweets London Drugs
Jazzercise Dollar Store with more Rutland Global Gym
Kelowna Rockets Goji Frozen Yogurt Curves
Parkinson Rec Centre Arby’s Westside Go-Karts
Many thanks to Experience 50+ Living magazine for providing KDSC with free advertising space for many years!
Okanagan Child Magazine – for providing listing of KDSC as a Resource in their Magazine.
School District 23 – for distributing information on our safety classes to students.
Anonymous – Donation of riding jackets and riding pants for use by students.
The following motorcycle dealerships and related businesses show their support of KDSC’s Rider Training Program by offering various discounts and incentives to our Learn to Ride graduates: