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Okanagan Gleaners

Feeding the hungry in Christ's name


The Gleaners exists to transform produce that might otherwise be wasted into nourishment for the millions of the world's hungry. The Okanagan Gleaners developed a mission of “feeding the hungry of the world in Jesus' name".


A dedicated group of individuals gather together in Oliver BC, Monday to Friday, to process raw vegetables into a dry vegetable product which is then made available to Christian organizations to help feed the hungry of the world.

APRIL 2024 update

Mixing is here! April 9-20. (Tuesday-Saturday) 8:30-2:30 including lunch.

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Okanagan Gleaners would like to introduce you to Barry Kawalik, our new General Manager.

Barry retired early, in 2009, following a career with Lafarge Canada in Calgary, AB. He and his wife Darlene moved to Vernon, then in 2017 moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. After 2 years there, they returned to the Okanagan in 2019 and are currently enjoying all that the South Okanagan offers. Their spare time pursuits include gardening and golfing as well as time on the beach at Osoyoos Lake. 

Barry is very enthusiastic about the opportunities at the Gleaners, to work with like minded volunteers to help feed the hungry of the world. If you are at the Gleaners volunteering, please welcome Barry to his role of General Manager.

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                                       PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT FUNDRAISER


We are immensely grateful for your support of our Storage Facility. Your previous contributions have been invaluable, and we humbly reach out again for your generosity. We are thrilled to announce that a kind donor has provided us with a new storage garage. However, we require assistance to construct a robust foundation. Additionally, our Board aims to gather $20,000 to refurbish the deteriorating blacktop with concrete beneath the canopy, ensuring the safety of our staff and volunteers. With your contribution, we can make these improvements a reality.

To make a donation, kindly visit 'DONATE NOW' and specify "Property Improvement Fundraiser" in your mention. Should you require further details, please contact us at

Your ongoing support is crucial as we continue our mission at Okanagan Gleaners to nourish millions across the globe. We extend our deepest gratitude for your continued partnership!

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