The GBFF donates $3,000 in Presidents Choice Super Store gift cards to the Salvation Army’s food program with $1,500 being donated to the Westside Salvation Army and $1,500 being donated to the Kelowna Salvation Army.
September 1, 2018 – The Gary Bennett Family Fund – Breakfast Program, continues to support the Breakfast Programs at: Spring Valley Elementary School, Raymer Elementary, Spring Valley Middle School, Central High School, Rutland Senior Secondary, Rutland Learning Centre, Westside Learning Centre. These schools are in catchment areas with a significant
Presentation of a GBFF Strive Scholarship to Okanagan Mission Secondary School student.
Central School Student receives $1,000 GBFF Strive Scholarship
Central Okanagan Community Food Bank Press Release – “The Gary Bennett Family Fund and its supporters donated $3,200 towards the Central Okanagan Food Bank’s No Hungry Children program. Taking advantage of the Food Banks purchasing power, funds were spent at Kelowna’s Real Canadian Superstore to purchase baby basics, school snacks
The Gary Bennett Family Fund Gateway Achievement Award of $500 each to help further their trades education were given at Okanagan College on Friday, January 27, 2017 to: Jared Richard Borsheim, Bailey Chamberlain, Mason David Harrison, Dylan McDonald, Adley Soames, Tristan Wendt. Central School Gateway Coordinator Rob Law is
A new initiative in the 2016 – 2017 school year is The Gary Bennett Family Fund Supplemental Strive Scholarship Program. The Fund will be providing 5 – $1000 scholarships for qualifying students from Kelowna public high schools to attend either UBC Okanagan or Okanagan College. To read more about the
Again this year, The Gary Bennett Family Fund will provide several $500 Central School / Okanagan College Gateway Program Scholarships. These scholarships will assist students who have completed the Gateway Program to continue on in their quest to complete the Trades Program at Okanagan College. To read more about the
The Gary Bennett Family Fund will again this year will be providing annual grants of $1,000 in Superstore gift cards to each of the following schools to support their student breakfast programs. Springvalley Elementary School, Springvalley Middle School, Rutland Senior Secondary, Central School. To read more about the Fund’s Breakfast
At the Central School and Programs Graduation ceremonies in June, the Gary Bennett Family Fund presented Kyla with a $500 GMB Fund Gateway Scholarship. Kyla will be attending Okanagan College in the fall.
Although the Gary Bennett Family Fund concentrates on youth initiatives, the Gary Bennett family are pleased to support Steve Bennett (on the left above) and ’Team Funk’ in the Central Okanagan Hospice Association’s ‘Swinging With the Stars’ event on March 5th, 2016 at the Grand Hotel. Proceeds raised from this event