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Hello 2024!

Hello 2024!

The last quarter of 2023 was marked with notable change and unwavering support. In October, we bid a sad, but friendly farewell to our administrator/organizer extraordinaire of over 5 years, Marissa Dunbar. In her place, we welcomed, Trish Shirra, who you will come to...

Bye Summer, Hello Fall!

Bye Summer, Hello Fall!

The seasons are inevitably changing again, and with that we look back at a fun and busier-than-usual summer for Balding for Dollars, while we're currently in a packed September for Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness month, and are looking ahead to fall fun as...

Bands, BBQ, Beers, & Balding 2023 Raises Incredible $80,000+

Bands, BBQ, Beers, & Balding 2023 Raises Incredible $80,000+

Bands, BBQ, Beers, & Balding is an event that truly lives up to it's name. Saturday April 15th had the Laurel Packinghouse in the heart of downtown buzzing for more reasons than one. The food prepared by Okanagan College and the Chefs Association of Kelowna was...

Jayden’s Run Impact Still Rippling a Year Later

Jayden’s Run Impact Still Rippling a Year Later

One year ago today Jayden's Run was well underway and the impact is still rippling through the oncology ward and the BC Children's Hospital Foundation. Let's take a look back at what led up to this monumental event, the incredible run, and the successful aftermath....

Hope for Children Thrift Store Extends Their Giving

Hope for Children Thrift Store Extends Their Giving

Hope for Children Thrift Store has been donating funds to BC Children's Hospital for several years as part of their giving back initiative to their community and abroad. The store manager approached us at Balding for Dollars last March of 2021, with a desire to...

Upcoming Events

Apr
20
Sat
2024
6:00 pm Bands, BBQ, Beers & Balding (BBB... @ The Laurel Packinghouse
Bands, BBQ, Beers & Balding (BBB... @ The Laurel Packinghouse
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 12:00 am
Bands, BBQ, Beers & Balding (BBBB 2024) @ The Laurel Packinghouse
  Our Okanagan champion, Bernie Ryan, is hosting this year’s Bands, BBQ, Beers & Balding (BBBB 2024) event at The Laurel Packinghouse. The Okanagan Chef’s Association, in conjunction with Okanagan College, will once again be[...]
May
11
Sat
2024
11:00 am 25th Anniversary Main Event @ BC... @ BC Children's Hospital
25th Anniversary Main Event @ BC... @ BC Children's Hospital
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for our 25th year of Balding for Dollars. All proceeds of the event benefit the children and families in our Oncology, Hematology and BMT program. This day cannot happen without the kindness and[...]
May
15
Wed
2024
12:00 pm Balding for Dollars at Kwantlen ... @ Ecole Kwantlen Park Secondary
Balding for Dollars at Kwantlen ... @ Ecole Kwantlen Park Secondary
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join the students at Ecole Kwantlen Park Secondary in Surrey for their spring fundraiser. More details to come.
Jul
7
Sun
2024
all-day Bernie’s Track Walk @ Mission Raceway
Bernie’s Track Walk @ Mission Raceway
Jul 7 all-day
A fun day on the race track with Bernie. Food, fun & fast!!! Stay tuned for more details.
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