The Kamloops Brain Injury Association is no stranger to the KTW Christmas Cheer Fund as 2020 marks the third consecutive year the group has been one of the five organizations receiving funding.
Executive director Dave Johnson said the money is very helpful for the organization because it is funding without restrictions that can be used wherever the group sees fit.
“We can put this where we need it the most,” he said. “It allows us to fill in the gaps.”
And there may be more gaps than normal in 2020 and 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on the kind of fundraising projects the KBIA has been able to put together.
For example, at the start of the pandemic, the organization was planning a garden tour fundraiser that couldn’t go ahead because pandemic-related restrictions were implemented.
And though the switch of the annual golf tournament to a virtual…