Big White Ski Resort Gives Back: $22,050 Donation to JoeAnna’s House from TELUS Kelowna Cup
Kelowna, BC, July 20, 2023: Big White Ski Resort proudly announces a charitable donation of $22,050 to JoeAnna’s House. The contribution was made possible through the proceeds from the beloved TELUS Kelowna Cup on February 26, a cherished tradition at the resort. This significant donation will go towards assisting the invaluable work carried out by JoeAnna’s House, an organization dedicated to supporting families in challenging times as their loved ones attend Kelowna General Hospital.
A Tradition of Giving: The TELUS Kelowna Cup
Since its inaugural event in 2015, the TELUS Kelowna Cup has long been a cherished tradition at Big White Ski Resort, and the event has helped raise $190,000 to support JoeAnna’s House. This annual event brings together skiing enthusiasts, families, and locals for a day of fun-filled activities on the TELUS Park snow-cross track.
Trevor Hanna, Vice President of Hospitality at Big White Ski Resort, expressed his excitement about the annual contribution to JoeAnna’s House.
“Engaging young families and locals to take part is the future of the sport and will have a lasting impact on the recipients of our donation,” explained Hanna. “It’s truly the best of all worlds coming together.”
JoeAnna’s House: A Beacon of Hope
JoeAnna’s House has become synonymous with compassion and support for families facing medical challenges. The organization provides affordable accommodation to families travelling far from home for medical care. Located in the picturesque Okanagan Valley, JoeAnna’s House offers a comforting home-away-from-home for families during difficult times, allowing them to stay together and focus on their loved one’s well-being.
Thanks to the dedication and generosity of participants, volunteers and continued support of key event sponsor TELUS, Big White Ski Resort raised an astounding $22,050 in funds during this year’s event for JoeAnna’s House. Big White Ski Resort matched all additional donations from the event, dollar for dollar, up to $10,000. This donation will undoubtedly impact the organization’s ability to continue its vital support for families in need.
Big White Ski Resort extends its heartfelt gratitude to everyone who made the TELUS Kelowna Cup an outstanding success. The participants, sponsors, and volunteers played a crucial role in making this generous donation to JoeAnna’s House possible. Together, we are helping to build a stronger and more caring community in the Okanagan.
For more information about JoeAnna’s House, please visit joeannashouse.com