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Drive thru and show your local love to support over 3000 vulnerable people in your community!

The 2019 United Way Campaign will kick-off again with the 8th Annual United Way Drive-Thru Breakfast. The main entrance of Penticton Lakeside Resort will transform into a drive-thru experience like no other in exchange for donations to support vital social programs in your community.

When:   September 26, 2019 @ 6:30 – 9:00 AM 

What:     Drive thru. Donate. Dig in!!

This year Penticton Lakeside Resort will provide a fresh cinnamon bun, your Drive Thru breakfast will also include: Tim Horton’s coffee and treats, fresh baked Cobs scone, SunRype juice or bars, water, dog treats, chips, local coupons and a chance to win incredible Grand Prizes; breakfast bag and handouts worth over $50! See below for more info.

Over 1000 breakfast bags (including kids bags) worth over $50 will be delivered to “drive-thru guests”, in exchange for donations to support vulnerable people in your community.

Drive your community forward!

Here’s what to expect as a Drive Thru guest:

  • Handouts: Fresh baked cinnamon bun, Tim Horton’s coffee and treats,  Cobs fresh baked scone, Penticton Herald newspaper, water from London Drugs, Doggy treats, IGA grocery bags, Penticton Speedway handout, PURE juice shot.
  • Breakfast bag contents: From IGA: Banana, Mott’s apple sauce, Nutrigrain bar; SunRype juice or fruit bar;  apple from The Apple Barn, Old Dutch chips, Nature’s Fare $10 discount and So Sweet sample candy bag, Aurora Printing note pad and more!
  • Kids breakfast bags with all of the above plus Nature’s Fare Genuine Health Kids Probiotics and Free Wendy’s Frosty, Landmark Cinemas movie passes.
  • Chance to win incredible Grand Prizes – over 50 in 2018 were won! Details coming soon!!
  • Your breakfast could come with $1,000! A golden ticket in your breakfast bag means you’ve won $1,000, courtesy of Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union. The funds can be used toward a registered account for retirement or your children’s education. Or to pay off a loan or debt! For full terms and conditions, visit: www.valleyfirst.com/contest/United_Way_Drive_Thru_Breakfast_Penticton
  • Vancouver BC Lions package includes 2 tickets to any BC Lions game this season, 2 nights at the Best Western Sands Hotel in English Bay and GC for Shark Club.
  • Canucks Jersey signed by Bo Horvath!
  • Cascades Casino grand prize: 2 tickets with box seats to Queen at the SOEC
  • Great Estates Okanagan – beautiful, bountiful wine gift basket
  • Nature’s Fare Gift Basket
  • Revelstoke Mountain Resort lift passes (2)
  • Summerland Wine, Golf and Chill Package – Wine experience at Sumac Ridge Winery, 2 Rounds of golf from Sumac Ridge Golf Course and 1 night stay at Summerland Waterfront Resort.
  • Coupons from local community-minded partners:  $10 off at Bum Wrap (for $30 purchase), $10 off at Nature’s Fare (for $50 purchase).

Companies and Workplaces – special offer!

Download and submit a pre-order form by September 24, 2019. No lineups! Orders over $500 receive a photo opp and social media mention. Drive your community forward…pre-order today!

Download Save-the-Date Invitation and Call for Support

Contact: Marianne Dahl, UW SIBC 1-855-232-1321 or Erin Moore @ PLR 250-493-9752

Thanks to our amazing corporate partners, sponsors and contributors: 

Host and Presenting Sponsor: 

Thanks to our media and corporate sponsors!


Media Sponsors:

Castanet Penticton

EZ Rock Penticton

Global Okanagan

Sun FM 97.1

Penticton Herald

Visit and support our Gold Sponsors!

Cascades Casino

Cobs Bread


Murray Buick GMC

Nature’s Fare Markets

Penticton Speedway

Print Factory

Tim Hortons

Other contributors and donors – in-kind donations and printing (2018):

Aurora Print Solutions – Note pads and printed handouts

BC Lions

Bench 1775 Winery


Great Estates Okanagan

Loco Landing

London Drugs – water handouts

Metrotown Hilton

Old Dutch

PURE Gym and Juicery


Shark Club

Summerland Waterfront Resort

Sumac Ridge Winery

Sumac Ridge Golf Course

the Peach

Time Flies Indoor Play

Twin Lakes Golf Course


Download Drive Thru handout – coming soon!

Volunteers and Groups (2018):

Penticton Secondary School leadership class

Penticton Princesses

Penticton Vees

Penticton Firefighters


YES Project