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Our Role in the Community

Our Role in the Community

SilverStar cares deeply about the community we live, work, and play in. The resort is an enthusiastic sponsor of local charities and events, regional arts and culture initiatives, and area athletes and school programs. In addition, the SilverStar team regularly volunteers to raise funds in support of the Vernon Hospital and medical research.

SilverStar strives to be a business that makes a difference in peoples lives, both on and off the mountain. Here are some of our stories. 

Recent Support Recognition

  • SilverStar Mountain Museum Storytelling Event support
  • Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation donation to the General Equipment Fund
  • Prize donation to Downtown Vernon Holiday Light-Up
  • Shuswap Trails in recognition of Silver Sponsorship of the February Party and Auction Fundraiser
  • Jessica Eamon Ski Scholarship 4 Kids donation to silent auction fundraiser
  • Zimbabwe Project Polar Bear Swim donation
  • Silver Star Mountain Volunteer Fire Department donation to silent auction and other support
  • John Howard Society donation of winter clothing
  • Rotary Club of Chase donation to the 12th Annual Rotary Round-up Service Auction
  • Canadian Cancer Society donation to help ensure transportation and a safe, welcoming, home-away-from- home for people who must travel for treatment
  • Chilliwack Cultural Centre: "Thank you for your generous donation towards our Warren Miller film event."
  • Support and prize donation to 1st Responders Appreciation Night for North Okanagan Emergency Crews
  • Kalamalka Rotary Club Dream Auction & 31st Annual Gala support
  • Appreciation letter for SilverStar's support for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation.
  • Enderby & District Lions Club Certificate of Appreciation awarded to SilverStar for supporting the Children's Christmas Auction
  • Support for Elevation Outdoors 2015 Reason for the Seasons Fundraiser
  • Thank you from the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association for a donation to the 2015 TOTA AGM & Tourism Summit Auction
  • Dreams Take Flight: "Thank you for your donation to our silent auction. Your donation allows us to make a major difference in the lives of children by opening a window of possibilities without limitations."
  • Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce: "Thank you for your contribution to the 2015 Annual Business Excellence Awards as a silent auction item donor. Your generosity helped make our event a huge success!"
  • Shuswap Hospital Foundation: "Our First Annual Charity Open would not have been such a success without your assistance and we very much appreciate your participation as a Hole Sponsor for this key event."
  • Grade Seven Grad Party: "Thank you for your generosity and support. The event was a great success! Jordan had a fantastic time and is home recovering from his surgery and doing great. Our community is blessed to have people like you and companies like yours."
  • Vernon Women's Transition House: "thank you for your generous donation of two chairlift passes to our society. The women and children greatly enjoyed hiking down to the village and seeing three bears. Your thoughtfulness and support are much appreciated."
  • Vernon Public Art Gallery: "Thank you for supporting the 29th annual Midsummer's Eve of the Art ... (and) for helping to contribute to the sustainability of the Arts in your community."
  • Canadian Cancer Society (BC & Yukon): "Thank you for your generous gift. Your gift helps us in our mission to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life for those living with cancer."
  • Okanagan College Alumni Association: "We sincerely appreciate your donation for the silent auction. Thanks to donors like you, we raised over $8,900! These proceeds will help support students at Okanagan College. Their college experience will be even more memorable because of your generosity."
  • Canadian Network for International Surgery (CNIS): "Our 4th Apwoyo Gulu Uganda Fundraiser in Vernon was sold out and was an overwhelming success. We have raised $17,000 towards the CNIS thanks to the generosity of 38 sponsors, and the donation of over 100 auction items from individuals and businesses."
  • Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs: "Thank you for donating a free scenic chair lift ride certificate to The Okanagan Boys & Girls - Lake Country Club Annual Fundraiser. Your willingness to help the children in our community is always greatly appreciated. We greatly appreciate your continued support and the powerful impact it has on children and the community in whole"
  • Vernon BMX: Certificate of Appreciation Awarded to SilverStar. In recognition of valuable contributions to Vernon BMX. We couldn't do it without you!"
  • Vernon Chiropractic and Massage Carin' for Taran Fundraiser: "Thank you SilverStar for supporting the Carin' for Taran Fundraiser. Your generous donation made many attendees interested in participating in the raffle!"
  • Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce: "Thank you for your contribution to the 2015 Annual Business Excellence Awards as a silent auction item donor. Your generosity helped make our event a huge success!"
  • Star of the Sea Parish & the 2014 Steering Committee: "Thank you for your support of Stella Maris Gala!"
  • BCSPCA "Thank you for your generous donation of the passes for your mountain. You made a difference in an animals life." Heather Harrison, Regional Branch Fundraising Support, Interior.
  • Sons of Scotland "Thank you for your support. Our event was a success." Sons of Scotland Kildonan Camp #166
  • Raymond James "Thank you for your contribution to our fundraiser. With your support, we were able to raise over $34,000. With your generosity, we are making a strong impact on those families in need this holiday season. Thank you." Raymond James
  • Kalamalka Rotary Club  "Thank you for your continued support. Our 30th Annual Dream Auction Galla raised over $197,385 that will help to continue to support the many local and international charities and projects. Thank you."
  • Okanagan Gymnastics Centre "Thank you! We are so thankful for your generous gift of the one-day adult pass. Thank you for making our raffle a great success! We are thrilled that we made $9,000 towards our dance room renovation. We are continuously overwhelmed with the generosity of the local community." Eve Crowe-Swords, Business Manager
  • Salmon Arm Femail Midget Silvertips "Thank you for your donation"
  • Okanagan Boys & Girls Clubs "Happy New Year. Your generous donation to the Okanagan Boys & Girls Club's 2nd Annual Online Auction has helped us raise over $8,200 for our Downtown Youth Centre." Richelle Leckey, Events Coordinator
  • Interior Health - Certificate of Appreciate for support of Interior Health's Christmas Extravaganza Silent Auction 2014.
  • Bouyant Buddies "On behalf of the Bouyant Buddies dragon boat team, we would like to thank you for your generous donation." Denise Radomske, Sponsor Committee
  • Justin Starkell Downie & Family " Thank you to SilverStar Resort for your kindness and generosity in support of Justen Starkell Downie & his family."
  • Dreams Take Flight, Calgary: "Thank you for your donation to our silent auction at our Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Event. Your donation allows us to make a major difference in the  lives of children by opening a window of possibilities without limitations."
  • Ski Resort Operations and Management, October 2014: What a success!  The SROAMazing race has been getting rave reviews, and it is mostly thanks to the kindness of all of our sponsors. Your vital contribution helped make our vision a reality, together with the help of all organizers, volunteers and participants. The total contribution towards the Avalanche Awareness Beyond the Boundaries Society (AABBS) comes to a grand total of $2000, which we wouldn't have been able to accomplish without your generosity.
  • BC Adaptive Snowsports - January 30, 2014: On behalf of BC Adaptive Snowsports and our Building Our Best Race Series participants, thank you! Your hard work and dedication to detail help ensure that our event at SilverStar Mountain Resort goes as smoothly as possible and it did, once again! We thank you for your support in helping us host these events at your mountain and as a result your help in bringing more awareness to our program and amazing athletes. We look forward to returning for many more years to come.
  • Other Support Recognition: Cops for Kids, Elevation Outdoors, Vernon Freestyle Team, Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation, Pushor Mitchell Golf Tourney, BC Adaptive Snowsports, RCMP in support of BC Children's Hospital Foundation, UBC Alumni, Lord Selkirk PAC, Riley Dalaney Scholarship Fund, Vernon Jubilee Hospital,