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Stories of Change

We love to share stories of impact; stories that inspire and showcase how business can be leveraged for positive change. Do you have a story to share? We’d love to hear it. Get in touch.

Ernst & Young’s 2016 Global Entrepreneur of the Year to visit Kelowna

September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Okanagan Changemakers is thrilled to announce that Murad Al-Katib, the Ernst & Young Global Entrepreneur of the Year and founder of AGT Foods and Ingredients based in Saskatchewan, will be visiting Kelowna as the guest [...]

New Program to Support Employment for People with Disabilities

October 8th, 2015|0 Comments

A new program launched by the B.C. government hopes to result in the highest labour participation rate for people with disabilities in Canada by 2024. […]

Urban Harvest

August 9th, 2015|0 Comments

After 15 years in business, Urban Harvest Organic Delivery co-founder Lisa McIntosh is proud to know her company is channelling hundreds of thousands of dollars back to Okanagan farmers. And like the fruit and vegetables [...]

One Cup at a Time | Social Enterprise

March 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Since graduating from the One Cup program, Tammy has moved out of a supportive living environment, secured not one but four jobs, gives back to her community by volunteering, and is now engaged!

The Bridge Youth and Family Services

February 20th, 2015|0 Comments

We deliver our services and initiatives through association with many other organizations in the community.

Global Changemakers


Kiva is an innovative social micro-finance organization that helps millions of people.

“We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.”


“We Day is an educational event and the movement of our time—a movement of young people leading local and global change. We Day is tied to the yearlong We Act program, which offers curricular resources, campaigns and materials to help turn the day’s inspiration into sustained activation.”

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