Support Team ChilLax Purple Ponies for the 2021 motionball Marathon Of Sport Western University

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I am proud to be participating in the 2021 Move for motionball physical activity tracking challenge

We can't gather in person to run any on-campus fundraisers this year, so we need your support more than ever. With many Special Olympics programs and fundraising initiatives on hold, our goal is to ensure that no athlete is left behind when programs resume.

Your donation is critical in supporting athletes participating in Special Olympics programs at every level, from the athletes who bring home gold medals and make Canada proud on the world stage to the thousands who look forward to weekly practice for fitness, fun, and friendship. You are supporting the parents, siblings, caregivers and friends of individuals with intellectual disabilities, who imagine a world of inclusion & endless possibilities.

By supporting motionball, you are helping raise important funds and creating awareness for the Special Olympics movement and making it possible for more people with intellectual disabilities to benefit from the transformative power of sport.

Thank you for your consideration -- any support is greatly appreciated.

For more information on motionball or how you can join me in the 2021 Move for motionball Challenge please visit www.motionball.com/marathonofsport

Special Olympics Athletes On Our Team

Cindy Genders
What Special Olympics sports do you participate in?

Baseball and bowling

What is your happiest/proudest Special Olympics memory?

Soccer provincials

How do you like to spend your time outside of Special Olympics (jobs, hobbies, activities, etc)

Reading

What do you love most about motionball events?

This my first time
Brittany Petersen
What Special Olympics sports do you participate in?

Hockey, swimming, rhythmic gymnastics, track and field, baseball.

What is your happiest/proudest Special Olympics memory?

Hearing that I was going to provincials for rhythmic gymnastics.

How do you like to spend your time outside of Special Olympics (jobs, hobbies, activities, etc)

Snowboarding, skating, piano and flute

What do you love most about motionball events?

Making friends

Fundraising Totals

Our team has raised $384 out of our goal of $1,000

39%

Our Wall Of Awesome

  • Tyson Carter  $25
  • Sheri Haselbah  $20
  • Mark Deleary  $25
  • Starr Albert  $15
  • Donna Paton  $22
  • Jay Meredith  $25
  • Taylor Deleary
  • Colleen Meredith  $20
  • Gary Furlong
  • Diane Gagnon  $20
  • Amanda Melnyk  $25
  • Sandy and Todd Sargeant  $20

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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