SAA Charity Fund Recipients 2010
The Steveston Athletic Association is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 SAA Charity Fund. Each year the SAA, through itsÂ members and Charity Committee,Â provide monetary donations to charities in line with the Steveston Athletic Associationâ€™s mission statement. This fund is a way for the club and its members to give back to the community we live and participate in. The 2010 SAA Charity Fund Recipients are the Richmond Community Chapter of Kidsport British Columbia and Right to Play Canada.Â The SAA has donated $1250 to each of these two well deserving charities and we thank them for making a difference.
Kidsport British Columbia, Richmond Community Chapter
KidSportâ„¢ believes that no kid should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports. KidSportâ„¢ provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/index.php?page=british_columbia_welcome
Right to Play Canada
Right To Play is the leading international humanitarian and development organization using the transformative power of sport and play to build essential skills in children and thereby drive social change in communities affected by war, poverty and disease.Â Right To Play creates a safe place for children to learn and fosters the hope that is essential for children to envision and realize a better future. http://www.righttoplay.com/canada/pages/home.aspx
A big thank-you to the 2010 SAA Charity Committee members for the work in overseeing this charity selection process: Jan Frail, Calvin Gehlen,Â Michelle Horstmann, Michelle LaPorte, Tracy Marshall &Â Debbie Samsom