Community

We don't just contribute to community events, we're actively involved in them. Our people participate in fundraisers and awareness campaigns year-round; take a look below at just some of the ways we're engaged in our community.

Kelowna Mission Gospel

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission will feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and help the hurting. We will provide assistance to all.

Inn from the Cold Kelowna

Inn from the Cold – Kelowna is non-profit organization responding to the needs of people experiencing homelessness and life outdoors in the winter.

The Food Share Program at First United Church

First United Church is a congregation of the United Church in Canada. We are a downtown church that has an active ministry to those who live there. We have a Church School and mid week programs for children and youth.

Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C.

CLEBC courses provide in-depth coverage of a wide range of both specific and general topics, helping you earn your CPD requirement.

CBA Family Law Okanagan section

CBABC encompasses all methods of resolving such issues: divorce, adoption, child protection, common law and same-sex marriages, and generally all areas of family rights and responsibilities: property division; child custody, spousal, and parental support.

JCI Kelowna

JCI Kelowna are a group of young professionals and entrepreneurs that strive to grow as individuals while positively impacting our community, Kelowna, BC.

Kelowna Christian School

At Kelowna Christian School, we believe each moment and learning experience provides the opportunity to help our students discover their own unique and meaningful story.

Kelowna Community Gospel Choir

Kelowna Community Gospel Choir began under the direction of Stephen Seaboyer, back in 2012.

B.C. Schizophrenia Society

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 by families and friends of people with schizophrenia.

Her International Foundation

Her International focuses on ensuring that girls receive an education, that their mothers and all women from the community have access to skill-building opportunities, and that micro-financing groups are available to fund their hopes and dreams.

Kelowna Flying Club Society

The Kelowna Flying Club is self-sustaining, member-driven organization that promotes civil aviation in the Kelowna and district area.

Rotary Club of Kelowna

The Rotary Club of Kelowna was founded in 1928 and has a long and proud history of community and international service here in Kelowna

Launch Kelowna

Launch Kelowna offers money management programs that empower people to be financially independent. Save money, start a business, embark on new education or increase your skill in a trade.

Parkrun Canada

Parkrun organize free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

100+ Women Who Care

100+ Women Who Care is a group of women who gather four times a year for a one-hour meeting, learn about local charities, and each donate a $100 check to a charity that the group selects.

Kelowna Paddle Centre

KPC aims to promote an active, healthy lifestyle, love of sport and appreciation and respect for our waterways by providing affordable options for all members of the community, in a safe and welcoming environment.

SportMedBC – Sun Run Clinic

SportMedBC and its network of practitioners are poised to celebrate its 30th Anniversary in 2012, marking the growth and development of the professional not-for-profit society since its inception.

KGH Foundation

Working together, we’ve turned a small, regional hospital into a centre for healthcare excellence. Kelowna General Hospital now provides critical services to over 750,000 newborns, children, youth, adults and seniors throughout the Interior of BC.

Kelowna Running Club

This first Kelowna running club organized a fitness run in 1976 that enticed 1000 entrants.

Canadian Ski Patrol

Canadian Ski Patrol membership is 5,000 volunteers strong and offers services to over 230 ski areas from coast to coast.

Foundry Kelowna

Foundry Kelowna is a wellness centre where young people can find hope, help and support, when they need it.

Kelowna Women’s Shelter

Since 1980, Kelowna Women’s Shelter has offered a safe place to stay, and essentials such as food, clothing, and toiletries for women

Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Allan Brooks Nature Centre is your place to renew your natural curiosity and connect with the joys of nature.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is both a federal and a national police force of Canada.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

MADD Canada works to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime.

Kelowna Food Bank

The Central Okanagan Community Food Bank is dedicated to providing much needed food and support to those living in Kelowna and West Kelowna.

YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids Campaign

Join the YMCA and discover what it means to truly belong.

T2 Volleyball Club

T2 Volleyball was created to help grow volleyball in Kelowna and has now expanded into being a full on Youth Volleyball Club

Motionball

Motionball is a not-for-profit organization that builds awareness and raises funds for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation

FireSmart Canada

FireSmart Canada helps you understand the potential of wildfire affecting your home and your community.

BC SPCA

The BC SPCA is a not-for-profit organization which relies primarily on community donations to help animals in need.

Pancreatic Cancer Canada

At Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation we are dedicated to fighting the world’s toughest cancer.

Freedoms Door Kelowna

Freedom’s Door Kelowna is a non-profit addiction recovery home for men. We are dedicated to helping men find freedom from addiction in a safe and secure environment.

Canadian Cancer Society, Daffodil Dash

The Canadian Cancer Society believes that working with government and legislators to bring about healthy public policies is a vital part of the fight against cancer.

Conquer the Lake 2017

Some exciting news for this year – Conquer The Lake is officially being hosted by the Lake Country Multisport / Running Club!

BMO Marathon Volunteer

Ranked one of the top destination marathons in the world, the BMO Vancouver Marathon takes runners on a 42.2KM adventure past beaches, through natural parks, and along Vancouver’s Seawall

Okanagan Pride Society

Okanagan Pride Society (OPS) is a non-profit, member-based organization committed to serving the Okanagan’s LGBT2Q+ community.

Mamas for Mamas

Mamas for Mamas is an organization devoted to providing support to low-income mothers in the Okanagan. Kate Snowsell provides pro bono legal support and we are a frequent supporter of Mamas for Mamas events in an effort to help them achieve their goals.

Canadian Blood Services

As a Partner For Life with Canadian Blood Services we commit to an annual target of blood donations in order to help fill the continuous need. Our lawyers, staff, family and friends all contribute to do our part to ensure this demand is met.

Young Professionals

Our associates are involved in and we sponsor Okanagan Young Professionals, an organization that helps attract young professionals to the region and assists them in getting established in the Okanagan. We are passionate about bringing bright minds and growth to our community.

Okanagan Rail Trail

We’re an athletic bunch and several of our lawyers and staff are avid cyclists. We felt this was a natural cause to support and we have proudly donated funds to build several meters of trail that we can’t wait to explore!

Fort McMurray Relief

The team at Doak Shirreff raised money within the firm and the community for the Canadian Red Cross to help residents of Fort McMurray affected by the 2016 wildfire. Funds helped open emergency shelters, deliver critical relief supplies, and provide financial assistance to families in need.

On the Lawn

John, Zachary, Kate, Kristin, and Alison attended this fundraiser for Elevation Outdoors. Turns out we’re all terrible lawn bowlers but we had a great time and helped raise money for a great cause.

Habitat for Humanity

Our firm has been providing legal services to Habitat for Humanity for over 25 years. We believe in giving back to the community and helping people get on their feet and this is just one of the ways we do it.

TEDxKelowna

We not only sponsor TEDxKelowna but Christy and Alison volunteer their time to help organize the event as well. This event engages the community, fosters debate and discussion, and is worth checking out.

Motionball Marathon of Sport

We proudly sponsored the California Kickball station at this year’s event helping to raise funds for Special Olympic athletes.

SPCA

We’re animal lovers and have been proud supporters of the local SPCA since 2009. Christy has previously acted on the community council and we sponsor the annual fundraising gala.

Access Pro Bono

We’re active in providing legal assistance to low income individuals throughout the Okanagan. We participate in Pro Bono Going Public as well as at regular pro bono legal clinics organized through Access Pro Bono.

Canadian Blood Services

We’re a Partner for Life with Canadian Blood Services meaning we have committed to meeting an annual goal for donations. Our firm has also initiated ‘donation competitions’ with other professionals in the community to increase the overall number of donations.

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