Celebrate Youth!

Kelowna’s Taylor Horsting donates blood.

Kelowna’s Taylor Horsting is a member of the Coast Capital Savings Youth Community Council.

Coast Capital is recognizing BC Youth Week (May 1-7) by shining the spotlight on people like Horsting, who are making a difference in their communities.

In addition to the monetary support it offers community organizations, Coast Capital Savings runs a suite of signature youth programs. These include the Coast Capital youth community councils, a group of young people who are tasked with making granting decisions; Coast Capital’s youth intern program that provides work experience for students in branches and as ambassadors at community events; and Coast Capital Youth Education Awards that help support young people who have faced adversity in pursuing their post-secondary education goals.

Horsting says community service is a big part of who he is.

“There have been events in my own life that have impacted and inspired me to pay it forward as much as possible,” Horsting said. “I am a strong advocate for both mental and physical health and have focused a great deal of time in recent years to organizations like the Canadian Mental Health Association, the United Way and Canadian Blood Services. In their own way, each of these organizations provide such great support at the community level.”

“Youth Week is a terrific opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the amazing young people in our communities,” said Maureen Young, Coast Capital’s Director of Community Leadership.

For more information about Youth Week events, click here: https://www.bcyouthweek.com/events

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