British Columbia Charities


Inn From the Cold-Kelowna (IFTC) is a registered charity that seeks to provide emergency overnight shelter to adult people living on the street during the months of Nov. 1st – April 1st. In addition they offer one on one support year round to the newly housed as well as outreach services to clients in need. The guest population that they serve is considered “high risk” and is often impacted by addictions and a variety of mental health issues. All services provided at IFTC are a direct result of our volunteer support.

When you donate your vehicle to the benefit of one of the participating charities below, you will receive a charitable tax receipt.¹

Promoting Health
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BC Children’s Hospital Foundation www.bcchf.ca

As the province’s only full-service hospital dedicated to serving the one million children in BC and the Yukon, BC Children’s Hospital is accessible to the largest population of children and youth served by a single Canadian hospital. BC Children’s Hospital provides services in areas such as neonatal intensive care, kidney and bone marrow transplants, open-heart surgery, neurosurgery and cancer treatment. It is a leading provider of diagnostic and laboratory services, and many complex tests, including universal newborn testing for potentially devastating diseases. Every year, BC Children’s Hospital treats over 84,000 patients from across BC and the Yukon.


Protecting the Environment
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Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society www.northwestwildlife.com

Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society is a registered Canadian charity that has been dedicated to preservation through education since 1987. With a focus on providing education programs and stewardship projects free of charge to disadvantaged children and at-risk youth, NWPS ensures all British Columbians get exposure to the wonders of the natural world in order to encourage an enduring respect for the incredible wildlife we are blessed with here in the Pacific Northwest. NWPS is also stewards of Manley Farm Bird & Wildlife Sanctuary, which is a 240 acre property on ALR land on Vancouver Island. The property is comprised of a variety of habitats and uses of land. Mainly it provides a safe habitat for wildlife in the area, including some listed and endangered species such as the northern red-legged frog and barn swallow. There are many projects underway including a wetland restoration, sustainable farming plan development, infrastructure maintenance and education programs.


Inspiring Communities
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Inn From the Cold-Kelowna www.innfromthecoldkelowna.org

Inn From the Cold-Kelowna (IFTC) is a registered charity that seeks to provide emergency overnight shelter to adult people living on the street during the months of Nov. 1st – April 1st. In addition they offer one on one support year round to the newly housed as well as outreach services to clients in need. The guest population that they serve is considered “high risk” and is often impacted by addictions and a variety of mental health issues. All services provided at IFTC are a direct result of our volunteer support.

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Project Literacy Kelowna www.projectliteracykelowna.org

The mandate of Project Literacy’s Adult Tutoring Program is to help adults achieve their full potential at work, at home and in the community though free individualized literacy instruction. Currently in our 27th year, Project Literacy was the first independent literacy organization chartered in BC. We run two programs: Adult Tutoring Program and Esteem Program for Youth (Enhancing Success Through Education, Employment and Mentorship).


¹The charitable tax receipt amount will depend on the age and quality of your participating vehicle.

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