Tag: fundraising


Fundraising with Snowmobiles

At the Huntington Society of Canada’s National Conference in Kelowna, we talked with Brett Mitchell about the numerous Guinness World Records he has won involving snowmobiling.

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Red Dress Gala 2018

Each October, the Kelowna branch of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada hosts a gala event to raise funds and awareness to help the 1 million Canadians impacted by a cardiac event or stroke.

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The Big Bike Comes to Town

The Big Bike belongs to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and visits cities and towns across the country to raise awareness and funds for the foundation. We watched one team (staff from the City of Penticton) use their 20-minute bike ride to raise over $2700 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Show of Hearts Telethon Raises $5.5 Million

Just in time for Valentine’s day, British Columbia and Yukon’s chapter of the Variety – The Children’s Charity, held their annual Show of Hearts telethon on Sunday February 11th, raising almost $5.5 million ($5,499,269) in 8 hours. Variety helps families with disabilities in British Columbia and Yukon.

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