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THE AUGUST FAMILY FOUNDATION
Community Driven
Established in 2015, the August Family Foundation is our way of giving back to a community that has given so much to us. With the passing of Gary August, we realized just how much our community had touched him. We knew we wanted to create something that would ensure his legacy lived on in the Okanagan.
 
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

Our Promise
 
The goal seemed impossible - raise $1,000,000 in just five years. The amount was massive; the demand was extraordinary; and the timeline was limited. How could the August Family Foundation keep such a promise?

We did it with help from you.

Since 2015 we’ve proudly served the B.C. community, inspiring hope and donations alike through our many events (such as the Okanagan Dream Rally). We dedicated ourselves to achieving the impossible, working tirelessly to meet that $1,000,000 milestone - and, by 2020, we had.

We’re humbled by the response of our customers. Thanks to your contributions, we have (as of today) raised $1,643,000 for local charities - including JoeAnna’s House, the KGH Foundation, and Ronald McDonald House BC. Your donations have helped to improve the lives of families across Kelowna; and we are deeply grateful for your support. 

 
Our Family

The August Family Foundation was created in honor of Gary August - and his family now continues his mission of compassion. Join us as we embrace a new year of community-driven service.
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Matt August
Co-Founder
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Michelle August
Co-Founder
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Brian and Irene August
Co-Founders

The Okanagan Dream Rally

We’re proud to be a major supporting partner of the Okanagan Dream Rally, an event close to our hearts that combines our automotive and philanthropic passions.

The Okanagan Dream Rally was founded in 2016. Since then it has raised over one million dollars and has touched the lives of countless families. We’re thrilled to offer our support to this event, with our foundation helping to raise both awareness and donations:

 
2016 Rally
$134,000
2017 Rally
$193,000
2018 Rally
$425,000
2019 Rally
$816,000
Total: $1,643,000

 
We believe in the power of community - and your donations have helped to strengthen Kelowna. We thank you all for your incredible generosity. Through your efforts hope has been achieved. 
 
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The August Family Foundation connects the B.C. community to much-needed (and much-deserved) support. To join our cause - or to learn more about our upcoming charity events - contact us today.