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Canadian Beach Volleyball Team Emergency Funding

This funding comes at a critical time for the National Beach Volleyball athletes. The athletes are all in major debt and stressed. Just by creating the CAN Fund Emergency Support Fund for them last Tuesday May 15th they feel supported and a little empowered. I shared one of my favourite sayings with them " If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go together." On Sunday morning May 20th we told them the minimum goal of $60,000 had been reached. They were all very happy to hear this news. They have been living in scarcity for so long having funded training camps, and traveling to China, Poland and Brazil for Olympic qualifiers on their own. Many have shared they have $5 or $20 in their bank accounts with all their credit cards maxed. Both the men's and women's teams are competing in the final Olympic qualifying tournaments and with the Games only two months away we want them to focus on succeeding. We will continue to raise money for these athletes. Thank you to all our proud Canadians who are answering the call to support these athletes.

Name: Emergency Travel Funding for the Beach Volleyball Teams
Amount Raised: $79,830.24
Fundraising Goal: $100,000.00

My Event Details
When: May 15, 2012 4:55 PM
Location: Canada
PostCode: M5A2W7



CAN FUND



For 10 years CAN Fund has been helping great talent become world class and is a leading catalyst in supporting athletes and their dreams. This is a critical time for our athletes as they compete around the world to qualify to represent Canada and wear the maple leaf next year! We are inviting all Canadians to support our athletes so they can afford proper nutrition, better equipment, coaching fees, and cover travel and training expenses on their journey to London! With every donation, you find out the athlete you directly supported and receive a tax receipt.

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Goal: $100,000
Raised: $79,830
Sponsors: 105
80% of goal achieved

My Donors



Sprott Asset Management 
$16,000.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$15,000.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$12,000.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$5,100.00

 
John Rossall 
$5,000.00

 
Mike Pelyk 
$4,000.00

 
Nexen Inc.  
$2,500.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$2,000.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$1,750.00

 
Bruce Hoeschen 
$1,500.00

 
Freedom International 
$1,000.00

 
Peter McRae 
$500.00

 
Nexen Inc.  
$500.00

 
Jamie Coatsworth 
$500.00

 
Kent Wilson 
$500.00

 
Heath Thomlinson 
$400.00

 
Kim Woima 
$300.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$250.00

 
Scott Witter 
$250.00

 
Dana Cooke 
$250.00

 
Wayne Groom 
$250.00

 
Vanessa Morgan 
$250.00

 
Jim and Dianne Moore 
$200.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$200.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$200.00

 
Nexen Inc.  
$200.00

 
Josh Nichol 
$200.00

 
Kim Woima 
$200.00

 
Lorne Chan 
$150.00

 
York Langerfeld 
$120.12

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$100.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$100.00

 
kyra iannone 
$100.00

 
Kelly Zalec 
$100.00

 
Brittney Timperley 
$100.00

 
Tim Down 
$100.00

 
Dave Shaw 
$100.00

 
Laura Cooke 
$100.00

 
Andrew Long 
$100.00

 
Alyson Mahar 
$100.00

 
Peter Volpe 
$100.00

 
Graham Longford 
$100.00

 
Laura Comin 
$100.00

 
rosemary devli 
$100.00

 
Shreya Shah 
$100.00

 
Harleen Bains 
$100.00

 
Marcia McIntyre 
$100.00

 
Tim and Susan Griffin 
$100.00

 
margot rockett 
$100.00

 
Richard VanHuizen 
$100.00

 
Mike Winstone 
$100.00

 
Paul Mend 
$100.00

 
Steve Gildersleeve 
$100.00

 
Sideout Beach Volleyball  
$100.00

 
Lorraine Holt 
$100.00

 
Mike Waugh 
$100.00

 
David Maloney 
$100.00

 
Ian Murray 
$100.00

 
Sharon Simons 
$100.00

 
Michelle Fioretti 
$75.00

 
D. Scott Webster 
$75.00

 
Gillian Sewell 
$75.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$50.00

 
David Messier 
$50.00

 
Carlos Hicks 
$50.00

 
Ben Rutledge 
$50.00

 
Kristan Burley 
$50.00

 
Bob and Eileen MacDonald 
$50.00

 
Lauren Stockstad 
$50.00

 
Elsie Manley-Casimir 
$50.00

 
Manuel Aldana 
$50.00

 
Kathryn Ellis 
$50.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$50.00

 
Elizabeth van Grootheest 
$50.00

 
piotr bukowski 
$50.00

 
Elizabeth Porter 
$50.00

 
Smart Search Media (Glen Rostie)  
$50.00

 
Jenna Cohen 
$25.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$25.00

 
Kevin Jagger 
$25.00

 
Paul Charbonneau 
$25.00

 
Bradley Smith 
$25.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  
$20.12

 
Andrew Kuckyt 
$20.00

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Marla Mollicone 

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Lisa Baumal 

 
Dianne Woima 

 
Greg Lockwood 

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Rosalie Sinanan 

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Karen Maloney 

 
Dorothy Piotrowski 

 
Tony Leung 

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Friend of Canadian Athletes Now Fund  

 
Tim Lee 

 
Marianne Valjas 

 
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