Seventh annual KidSport Day in B.C.

Triple O's will donate $1 for each retweet.

Triple O’s seventh annual KidSport Day takes place at 37 restaurants throughout the province, including Maple Ridge, on Friday, Oct. 21.

The fundraiser helps financially under-privileged kids gain life skills like teamwork and self-confidence from participating in organized sports. Donations cover annual sports registration fees for kids 18 and under, and all dollars raised go back to kids in the local community.

On KidSport Day, Triple O’s will donate a loonie from the sale of every combo to KidSport chapters across B.C., so support stays in those cities and towns. Guests also have the opportunity to lend their support by making donations at Triple O’s restaurants leading up to the big day.

Since 2010, Triple O’s has raised $191,650 and helped nearly 500 kids. This year, Triple O’s is aiming to beat last year’s tally of $52,650 and help 150 local kids in need. Every $400 raised provides one B.C. child the opportunity to play team sports for a full year.

“Triple O’s guests continue to show their team spirit by generously supporting young B.C. athletes who might otherwise be left on the sidelines,” said White Spot and Triple O’s President Warren Erhart. “Every year we shoot a little higher, and this year is no exception. Come join us for a combo on October 21 to help kids in your community.”

“Triple O’s has a proven track record of providing much-needed financial support to our organization through their amazing fundraiser,” says Pete Quevillon, director of KidSport B.C. “Every year, Triple O’s guests from all corners of the province give our young athletes a chance to play organized sports, right in the communities where funds are raised. That support goes a long way to boosting the self-confidence of these young athletes.”

• On Oct. 21, show your support by sharing the @TripleOs #SoAllKidsCanPlay on Twitter. Triple O’s will donate $1 for each retweet.



Just Posted

Car vandalized in Pitt Meadows for more than 18 months

Senior determined to catch ‘tagger’

Canada Day a big show in Maple Ridge memorial park

Starts at noon, entertainment all day, July 1

UPDATE: Longboarder, 14, and car collide near Maple Ridge tent city

Teen taken to hospital by ambulance, injuries not life threatening

Letter: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaving us poorer, forever

‘True sustainability is leaving similar values and conditions for future generations.’

VIDEO: Clip of driver speeding past B.C. school bus alarms MLA

Laurie Throness of Chilliwack-Kent says he will lobby for better safety measures

VIDEO: Driver doing laps in busy Vancouver intersections nets charges

Toyota Camry spotted doing laps in intersection, driving towards pedestrians

Former Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo to retire

‘Bobby Lou’ calls it a career after 19 NHL seasons

Man charged in crash that killed B.C. pregnant woman

Frank Tessman charged for 2018 Highway 1 accident where Kelowna elementary school teacher died

Province unveils 10-year plan to boost mental health, addiction recovery services

The plan, called A Pathway to Hope, focuses on early-intervention services that are seeing high demand

Man arrested for alleged indecent act after ‘predatory’ SkyTrain incident

A woman had reported the man had exposed himself while on the train on April 29

Two helicopters reportedly seized by RCMP near U.S. border south of Cultus Lake

Federal Mounties mum on raid two weeks after dramatic raid reported by Columbia Valley residents

Man shot dead in Vancouver’s fifth homicide of 2019

Body was found in an apartment near Main Street and East 35 Avenue

Most Read