Applications for The SAA 2014 Charity Fund Now Being Accepted

The SAA Charity Fund is a wonderful way for the club and its members to donate back to the community.

Past Recipients Include:

– BC Cancer Foundation
– Kidsport Richmond
– Richmond Pathways Clubhouse
– Right to Play
– Rotary REC for Kids
– Special Olympics BC

It’s easy too! Starting now thru to November 23, 2014 midnight all SAA Members in good standing can complete and submit an application form on behalf of their charity of choice to one of this year’s SAA Charity Fund Committee Members:

Debbie Samson
Jan Frail
Michelle LaPorte

Successful charities must be a registered charity with the Canadian Revenue Agency (http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/charities/) and should share SAA’s Mission Statement:

The Steveston Athletic Association is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote fitness and personal goals in athletes from recreational to elite.

Our mission statement is to:

Provide programs that balance technical and performance based training;

Allow athletes to develop at their own pace in a fun, comfortable and challenging environment;

Offer a variety of social programs that promote fitness and skill development to suit a variety of individual desires;

Help athletes who want to participate in running and triathlons to compete at their highest level of potential;

Promote safety in all aspects of fitness and training;

Participate in community service projects and foster wellness in the community.

** Please ensure that the application is completed in its entirety as incomplete applications WILL NOT be accepted **

For questions on the SAA Charity process, please feel free to talk/email Leslie B at leslie@thesaa.ca or one of the Charity Fund Committee members.

Committee members or any SAA Board Director. For more information check out the link on the club’s website http://www.thesaa.ca/saa-charity-fund/

Application Form: http://www.thesaa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/SAA-Charity-Application-Form.pdf

The successful charities will be announced at the next SAA AGM tentatively set for February 2014.

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