OneSky wins Not for Profit Excellence Award

OneSky Community Resources was honoured to receive the award for Not for Profit Excellence at the Starry Nights Excellence in Business Awards Gala, hosted by the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce on November 19, 2021. OneSky is honoured to be counted among the list of so many amazing Not for Profits who work … Continued

100 More Homes Launch Anti-Stigma Campaign

“Displaced: Living in the Shadows” – Lived Experience film explores the events leading to homeless and the challenge for survival October 11, 2021 – Displaced: Living In The Shadows. 100 More Homes has co-launched a new anti-stigma campaign that focuses on the real stories of individuals experiencing homelessness in Penticton. As they work towards the … Continued

Foundry Penticton Helping Youth Bridge Digital Divide

PENTICTON- A digital lending program is helping youth who face barriers with access to technology thanks to a new partnership between Foundry Penticton and Penticton Public Library. The youth centre’s collection of Chromebooks is helping young people ages 12-24 to keep up with online schoolwork and appointments for counselling and primary care during the pandemic. … Continued

New Childcare Facility for Penticton

       News Release City to receive funding to help construct new childcare facility (Penticton, BC- September 18, 2020) – The City of Penticton is pleased to announce that plans to replace the Edmonton Avenue Centre with a new childcare facility have taken an important step forward following news that the Child Care BC … Continued

OneSky Lifted by Hillside

Special to the Penticton Herald April 18, 2020   Seeing OneSky’s logo on Hillside Winery’s 2016 Cabernet Franc, “lifted” the OneSky spirit, says executive director Tanya Behardien. She loved the look of the label Hillside created for a OneSky campaign that launched on December 3, 2019, which coincided with Giving Tuesday. Behardien says to see … Continued

The Rise Wins Housing Award

The Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) held the 27th annual Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence at Kelowna’s Delta Grand Hotel on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The Rise on Nanaimo took the honours for Excellence in Public or Private Partnership. The project came together through a unique partnership between BC Housing, City of Penticton, OneSky Housing … Continued

Penticton Realtor Donates $14K to Foundry

From: Colin Dacre – Castanet December 17, 2019 A Penticton realtor has donated $13,750 to the Penticton Foundry Youth Resource Centre. Gil Szabo set aside a portion of every transaction this year for the nonprofit after being inspired by a fundraising event in April, where local philanthropist Tom Budd spoke about how youth mental health … Continued

Hillside Winery Donates Portion of Wine Sales to OneSky

PENTICTON, B.C.- Hillside Winery is giving back to its community with impactful donations to OneSky and the Foundry. On Dec. 3, 2019, Hillside Winery launched their OneSky label for Giving Tuesday as they will be donating $10 from every bottle sold of 2016 Cabernet Franc, their Giving Edition, which they have 10 cases. Having some … Continued

Car Seats for Local Families

From the Penticton Herald, August 28, 2019 Forty-six local children will now ride more safely, thanks to a shipment of free car seats received Wednesday by a Penticton non-profit agency through a region-wide initiative. Working in partnership with other organizations, United Way Southern Interior B.C. is delivering 169 car seats throughout the Okanagan, a significant … Continued