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Read the latest media releases from Valley First

July 20, 2022

Record-setting $177,270 invested into the community through Valley First Community Endowment

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

December 3, 2021

Valley First, a Division of First West Credit Union with Central 1 Unveil Latest Digital Banking Experience on Forge Digital Banking Platform

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

December 2, 2021

Valley First gives $75,000 to organizations that are “good for business” in the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson Valley regions

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

November 22, 2021

Valley First donates $20,000 for Princeton relief and recovery efforts  

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

September 3, 2021

Community rallies together to provide $61,225 to local charities through Valley First’s #CommentOfKindness

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

July 16, 2021

Valley First comes together with members to support B.C. wildfire victims with $50,000 donation

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

June 17, 2021

Valley First seeking the public’s help to distribute $250,000 to local charities through #CommentsOfKindness

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

April 15, 2021

$1 million community initiative launched to help our communities thrive

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

March 10, 2021

Valley First donation sparks collaboration in support of the Lumby Library

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading

October 22, 2020

Simple actions can help prevent cybercrime, shares cybersecurity expert

PENTICTON, B.C. – The First West Foundation, through its Valley First Community Endowment, is granting $177,270 this year—a total of 20 grants— to deserving charities throughout the Okanagan, Thompson and… Continue Reading