November 6, 2019 (Kelowna) – RBC Foundation continued their support to United Way this year presenting a cheque for $20,000 designated for CODEanagan, a barrier-free tech program for youth. The funding is part of the RBC Future Launch program designed to help youth succeed in the new economy.

Led by United Way, the CODEanagan is a partnership with Accelerate Okanagan, Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs and Okanagan College that will provide youth with bootcamps and mentorship to inspire them to pursue a career in the tech sector. Bootcamps run twice per year with November’s starting November 6. For more info, visit: http://codeanagan.com

About RBC Future Launch: RBC Future Launch is a commitment to help young Canadians prepare for a drastically changing workforce. RBC Future Launch focuses on three critical gaps: helping youth get work experience, helping youth grow their network, and helping youth gain new skills.
More info at: https://www.rbc.com/dms/enterprise/futurelaunch/about.html

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