Okanagan campus social work students were helping special needs individuals and their families at the United Way Day of Caring, held in the last week of November.
A United Way Day of Caring is a partnership between organizations to volunteer time and support for a day. Employees or volunteers come together, develop team-building skills and make a difference in the community. The Day of Caring was organized by the School of Social Work’s Student Union and held at Arion Therapeutic Farm in Kelowna.
Students Angie Walsh, Brittney Stanway, Ania Chwala, Jordan Oostenbrink, Karlena Bonita, Kate Harling, Chelsea Watts, and Richelle Collins were on-hand to help prepare for a Winterland event held the following weekend — which included pony rides, face painting, gingerbread cookie decorating, crafts, farm tours as well as a visit and photos from Santa Claus.