Canadian athletes from coast to coast are building support for each other through CAN Fund.
Athletes getting involved, include:
|Katy Murdoch, Swimming, initiated Fitnesspalooza (a fitness-themed fundraiser in Calgary on June 11, 2011 in partnership with the Talisman Centre and lululemon. Participants paid a $25 One Day Membership fee (that was donated to the Fund) to take part in a variety of Fitness classes including Yoga, Zumba, Crossfit and Get Ripped Buffet. 18 Olympians and National team athletes also took part in the event.|
|Christine Sinclair, Captain of the Women’s Soccer team, is asking Canadians to donate her jersey # (12) to support athletes training for the London Games.|
|Connor Taras, Canoe/Kayak, is making 12 trades for 2012 to support his fellow athletes! He started with a blue paper clip, and whatever he ends up with after 12 trades, he will donate to CAN Fund to auction off! www.TheLittleBluePaperClip.com|
|Ali Lee, Field Hockey, celebrated her Birthday by asking people to donate to CAN Fund in lieu of birthday presents!|
|Warren Shouldice, Freestyle Skiing and John Hastings, Canoe/Kayak are helping spread awareness by displaying CAN Fund decals on their equipment.|