Click on the following links to learn about the other two fantastic organizations we heard from at our November meeting.

  • The Kamloops Brain Injury Association (KBIA) serves those with acquired brain injuries, their families, and caregivers by offering programs and education.  They also facilitate awareness regarding brain injury and offer prevention and safety workshops and seminars to the community. 
  • The Kamloops Food Bank has an amazing group of volunteers who look after distributing perishable and non-perishable food to hungry Kamloopsians each year.  So far in 2016, the Food Bank has served over 5,000 clients.

Click on the following links to learn more about the other wonderful organizations we heard from at our November meeting:

  • Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge (Village of Chase) - Rob Miller and Shirley Mainprize have been rescuing donkeys for over 15 years and now have over 100 donkeys that they provide a loving, healthy, and stable home for.  Donkeys have a lifespan longer than most equines and, therefore, are often abused, neglected, or forgotten by their owners.
  • ​​Big Brothers and Big Sisters enriches the lives of youth by delivering and advocating a high quality volunteer-based mentoring program.

​​February 2, 2015

After three very worthy and excellent presentations and a very close vote, we are thrilled to announce that the Kamloops Sexual Assault Centre was the recipient of our February 2015 donation.  

To learn more about the charities that presented to our group and the wonderful work that they do to make our community a better place to live, click on the links below:

November 3, 2014 

Our inaugural meeting was an overwhelming success.  After hearing from three very deserving non-profit organizations, we were very happy to announce that the Family Tree Family Resource Centre took home our first donation!  Following the meeting, other wonderful caring women came forward to say they were so excited by what they heard we were doing that they would like to register and provided a cheque for Nov. 3rd's meeting.

Family Tree Family Resource Centre

November 7, 2016

We were very pleased to provide the JUMP(Jubilee Urban Movement and Partners) program with our November donation.  JUMP is a volunteer not for profit organization that operates a Drop-In Centre which provides free Saturday community meals and produce markets, and urban community gardens.  Since its inception in 2012,  JUMP has served 250 home cooked meals for 25,000 people.

​​May 4, 2015

Interior Community Services - Youth Street Outreach Program was the recipient of this month's donation from 100 Women Who Care Kamloops.  The final donation tally will be announced soon and is expected to be around $11,000!!  And what a fabulous room and setting for our May meeting.  Thank you again to

Hotel 540 for sponsoring our meetings.

GRAND TOTAL OF DONATIONS = over $90,000 and climbing!!

Kamloops Sexual Assault Centre

Click on the following links to learn about the other two fantastic organizations we heard from at our meeting.

  • The Kamloops Hospice Association ​enhances quality of life for individuals facing the end of their life and bereavement for their families.  The Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Home provides specialized end of life care to ensure that the people living there have all of their physical and emotional needs met.
  • RAFT RAFT's purpose is to welcome and support refugees and to facilitate their successful adjustment to Canadian society and moving towards independence.

Interior Community Services

February 7, 2017

Evan Mutrie was the recipient of our February donation and received $8,700 from what was collected at the meeting and afterwards from members who were unable to attend.  You can read about Evan's story here.  We were so pleased to be able to provide Evan and his family with funding which will assist him in his daily challenges.

To learn more about the charities that presented to our group and the wonderful work that they do to make our community a better place to live, click on the links below:

  • The Kamloops Sexual Assault Centreis a non-profit organization that was established in 1982 to provide counselling and support to victims of sexualized abuse and violence.
  • Emerald Houseis an emergency shelter that provides short-term accommodation for women and children who are homeless.
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters enriches the lives of youth by delivering and advocating a high quality volunteer-based mentoring program.

JUMP Program

Click on the following links to learn more about the other fantastic organizations we heard from at our May meeting:

  • Chris Rose Therapy Centre for Autism provides services and supports for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • People In Motion provides services and supports for individuals with disabilities. They also work hard on building awareness of the challenges that people with disabilities face, thereby promoting a more accepting community.

Rapid Access Breast Cancer Clinic - Royal Inland Hospital

Kamloops Commuity Response Network

November 2, 2015

Angels Animal Rescue (Merritt) was the recipient of our November 2015 donation.  This is the first organization within the Thompson Nicola Regional District, yet outside of the City of Kamloops, to receive a donation from 100 Women Who Care Kamloops.  Angels Animal Rescue Society is a caring facility that provides a safe place for abused, abandoned and neglected animals. 

August 29, 2016

The Rapid Access Breast Cancer Clinic at the Royal Inland Hospital was the recipient of our August 2016 donation.  About 135 women in the Thompson-Nicola Region are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.  Currently, it takes between 3-12 weeks for a breast cancer diagnosis.  This wait is an emotionally-charged time for women and their families. The new clinic will fast-track the screening and results which will enable women to be treated sooner and allow for the best outcome possible for those patients.

Click on the links below to learn more about the charities that we heard from at our May 4th meeting.

  • The Out of the Cold Program is a cold weather shelter run by St. Paul's Cathedral in downtown Kamloops.  The Shelter provides warm clothes, meals and beds for people who have nowhere else to go during extreme temperature drops.
  • The BC Interior Community Foundationis dedicated to improving lives in the Thompson, Nicola, and South Cariboo regions.  Click on the red link to learn more about this organization.
  • Interior Community Servicesenriches lives by providing integrated family support, life skills development, and safe and nurturing home environments which enables individuals and families to reach their full potential in the community.

May 2, 2016​​

We were very pleased to present the Kamloops Community Response Network with the May 2016 donation.  This organization brings together individuals and community agencies to bring awareness and prevent the abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults. 

Angels Animal Rescue - Merritt, BC