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. Registered Charity #108085713 RR0001.  Please contact John Grimes, Executive Director, for information on supporting KDSC’s great safety programs.  Ph: 250-765-3163   Email:

Please support our local donors because they support us and we support you!

$5,000 +

cityofkelownaIn 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. The ongoing support of the City of Kelowna is an invaluable part of our operations and mission.

british-columbiaThe 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 $720,000.00 in support since we opened!


$1,000 – $4,999

City of West Kelowna

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.



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.



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:

megsonReturning sponsor Megson FitzPatrick Insurance Services has been an annual $1,000.00 sponsor of KDSC’s Rider Training Incentive Package since 2011. Welcome Back!

$500 – $999


Capri Insurance was one of our Halloween Haunt sponsors, at $500.00, for our annual fundraiser.  Thanks Capri Insurance!


A huge thank you to Pushor Mitchell LLP lawyers for sponsoring our 2017 Halloween Haunt at the Little Traveller’s Safety Village in the amount of $500.00.



Thanks to Interior Savings Credit Union, Rutland Branch, for their generous donation of $500.00 to go towards our Halloween Haunt fundraiser as well!   



Aurora print Solutions also donated $500.00 worth of printing towards our Halloween Haunt this year- so a huge shout out to Aurora as well!


The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 189 donated $500.00 this year towards all children’s programs at the Little Travellers’ Safety Village.

    $10 – $499

1024px-Knights_of_Columbus_color_enhanced_vector_kam.svgThe Knights of Columbus, St. Charles Garnier Council #9845 donated $500. in 2017 to be put towards the costs of operating the Little Traveller’s Safety Village.

The Knights of Columbus, Father De Lester Council #6233 also donated $300.00 towards the LTSV in 2017.

A huge thank you to both clubs, we appreciate your generosity!



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.


Dr. W. J. Knox, Chapter IODE kindly donated $300 in 2017 to the Little Traveller’s Safety Village.  Thank you so much ladies!


Donors in Kind

Terry Prechel, CPA, has very generously donated $3,300 of accounting expertise to KDSC in 2017 which was very greatly appreciated!  Thanks so much Terry!  We highly recommend Terry for any of your accounting needs.


Halloween Haunt In-Kind Donors:     

Thanks again 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 Rutland’s Dollar Store With More, to SunRype for their fruit snacks to hand out to the kids, to the Rutland Dairy Queen for the contributions to the goodie bags for the first 100 children, along with McDonald’s in Rutland, The Bulk Barn, Superstores in Kelowna AND West Kelowna and Save-On in Rutland for all their sweet candy and chocolate contributions,  Tim Horton’s in Rutland, the Sugar Sweet Cake Company, the Bean Scene Coffee Works and finally Starbucks in Rutland for their coffee contributions.  Thanks to all of your for making our fundraiser a huge success and fun was had by all!


Little Travellers Safety Village RCMP building

The Kelowna Rutland Lions Club built and donated a new RCMP building to the Little Travellers’ Safety Village in 2017.  Come down and check it out- complete with a Canadian flag!



Okanagan College Collision Repair Department and their instructors, including John Euloth, Collision Repair Trades Chair, have repaired and repainted almsot every one of our little pedal cars! Thank you to the students, Instructors and John for making our little pedal cars beautiful once again!  They look wonderful and your work is so appreciated!!






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 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:



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