Support Team The Tragically Fit for the 2019 motionball Marathon Of Sport Edmonton

On September 28, we are participating in an all-day fundraiser called the motionball Marathon of Sport. Last year, thanks to my wonderful teammates and generous donors, the event was an incredible success which included $3,200 being raised by The Tragically Fit: we hope to obtain similar results this year too! All funds raised at the event are donated to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation (70% Federal, 25% Provincial and 5% to the There’s No Good Way campaign).

Marathon of Sport Edmonton is part of a larger National movement called motionball for Special Olympics, a non-profit organization that empowers young Canadians to be leaders in their communities, raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics so that individuals with intellectual disabilities can lead happier, healthier lives. Special Olympics provides opportunities for over 47,000 Canadians with intellectual disabilities to experience the transformative power of sport. Today, motionball proudly hosts over 40 events across Canada and has delivered over $10.8 million to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation!

By making a donation to motionball, you'll be supporting athletes and leveling the playing field for thousands of Canadians with intellectual disabilities.

Thank you for your support,
  Olson

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Special Olympics Athletes On My Team

Fundraising Totals

My team has raised $1,375 out of our goal of $2,000

69%

My Wall Of Awesome

  • Sharon Leaf
  • Lydia, Eunice & Beth  $50
  • Tannis Olson  $150
  • Amanda Sokol  $50
  • Sandra Brayer  $100
  • Grandma Doucette  $25
  • Wanda Vestby  $50
  • Aurora Lifeso  $50
  • Michelle Millard  $100
  • Laurie Benson  $50
  • Rollande Forest
  • Michael Cutting
  • Jocelyne & Earl Cutting

HOW CAN YOUR DOLLARS HELP?

motionball for Special Olympics is a registered not-for-profit corporation, raising money for Special Olympics programs across Canada. 70% of the funds we raise are distributed to programs in the province where they are raised, with the remainder going to the long-term funding of programs through the Special Olympics Canada Foundation.

While COVID-19 has affected us all, Special Olympics athletes are feeling the effects of this global pandemic more than most. Sport programs are suspended, competitions have been cancelled, and many athletes remain stuck indoors, at a greater risk of contracting COVID-19 than the general population. Now more than ever, the role of motionball in these athlete’s lives is incredibly important. As one of the Special Olympics’ largest funding partners in Canada, motionball has donated over $13M to date. motionball supporters are dedicated to ensuring that every local club and program can return stronger than before, and that no Special Olympics athlete is left behind.

  • 49,626

    The number of Special Olympics athletes across Canada

  • 20,184

    Child and youth Special Olympics athletes across Canada

  • 21,953

    The number of Special Olympics Canada volunteers

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