Spinning to Success: Nearly $30,000 Raised at the 2016 Spin-a-thon

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A very big thank you to all our supporters who made this year’s Spin-a-thon a smashing success. We pulled off yet another incredible fund-raising event and raised close to $30,000. That’s one of the best performances for our signature event and takes our fundraising to almost $130,000 since we kicked off the Spin-a-thon four years ago. You can still donate to the Spin-a-thon to help support our kids.

This success is solely due to a whole lot of good-hearted people who haveDSC_1272 dedicated their time and sweat to making a difference in young people’s lives. We are constantly overwhelmed by the so many dedicated volunteers, board members, staff, fundraisers, sponsors, and individual donors who care so much.

DSC_1325Special thanks go out to Jon and Lea of Energia Athletics, who kindly donated their space to host the event this year. We could not make this happen without you, and we’re thrilled the new space is looking so great! Thank you also, to all the Energia instructors who donated their time to come in and lead a class.

Stay tuned for the winner of the 1 year Memebership to Energia to be anoounced later this week, participants get 1 ballot for every $100 raised, starting at $300!

Thanks to our generous sponsors!

Check out the gallery of event pics!

This Year’s Top Fundraisers

  1. Joan Jung
  2. Kathy Bodnar
  3. Andrew Myers
  4. Lawrence Hughes
  5. Trevor S.

This Year’s Top Fundraising Teams

  1. The Spin Project
  3. Tour De Friends
  4. The Spin Cycle
  5. The Speers

Why Fundraise? Why Do We Need Your Support?

We have more than 400 kids on our waiting list, waiting to be matched with a peer mentor. These are young people who might be at-risk, new to Canada, or who just need a friendly face and positive role model in their lives. The funds raised through the Spin-a-thon help us find the youth mentors who can help these young people out. These funds also help us support our existing mentors and our support workers who are out there making a difference in kids lives everyday.

You can still donate to the Spin-a-thon. We appreciate your support, so do the kids we help!