Read below to learn about some of the highlights of our fan fundraiser season to date and for information on how to hold a fan fundraiser of your own.
Juice Plus Canada Corporate BBQ
On July 9, Juice Plus Canada hosted their annual corporate barbecue in support of Jays Care. Staff at their corporate office were treated to a lunch & raffle in exchange for a donation to Jays Care. In addition, a corporate donation was made to host two different charitable groups in the Jays Care Community Clubhouse. Juice Plus Canada cranked up the heat and raised $9,243 in support of Jays Care.
5th Annual Best Buy Softball Tournament
On Aug. 19, Best Buy Canada held their 5th annual softball tournament, with proceeds donated to Jays Care Foundation. 18 different Best Buy locations competed in a round-robin tournament, which was umpired by our very own Jays Care community crew volunteers. A full day of baseball and fun-in-the-sun raised $7,475 in support of Jays Care Foundation.
Hopeaholics 1st Annual Golf Tournament
On July 14 at Eagle Ridge Golf Course, Hopeaholics¸ an support-based organization for victims of childhood abuse led by Marie McDermott, held their first annual golf tournament in support of Jays Care Foundation. A day of hope and hitting the links raised $5,600 in support of Jays Care Foundation.
The Office Pub Jays Crawl
On April 9th, Jays fans young and old gathered at The Office Pub in downtown Toronto, where they were treated to food, beverages and the chance to win great prizes in numerous raffle draws. The group then made their way to Rogers Centre to watch the Blue Jays take on the Houston Astros, and, following the conclusion of the game, back to the Office Pub to finish their evening. This fantastic crawl raised $2,000 in support of Jays Care.
Hydro One Employee "Blue Jays Crystal (Base)ball Prediction Contest
Throughout the month of August, 85 Hydro One employees from across Ontario submitted their predicted answers to Blue Jays themed multiple choice questions. The top three most accurate prognosticators won amazing prizes and the contest helped raise $1,700 in support of Jays Care Foundation.
It's not too late to get in the game and host a Fan Fundraiser of your own! Visit our site or call Shonna Spicer at 416.341.1463 for more information.