On Friday, September 29th, 2017 students in Kindergarten – Grade 8 at Wilshire will be taking part in the annual TERRY FOX RUN (Rain Date: Monday, October 2nd) at a scheduled time between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm.
Canada’s 150th anniversary year offers us the opportunity to celebrate our country and Terry at the same time this September! Students will have the opportunity to discuss the heroic efforts of Terry over the next few weeks and raise much needed funds for cancer research. Through their participation in the annual School Run, we hope that our students will view themselves as positive agents of change giving the best of themselves to Canada, just like Terry did.
Any amount of donation is greatly appreciated. We are encouraging all students to bring in “A TOONIE FOR TERRY”. Those students unable to bring in donations are welcome to participate in the event as well.
Donating online is fast and easy. Simply, go to www.terryfox.org , click “Terry Fox School Run” and “Give to a Student”.Your child may also choose to set up their own fundraising page in the “Give to a Student” section. By doing this, they will be able to email friends and family a direct fundraising link. You may also simply click on the “Donate Now” icon. Donations of $20.00 or more will be automatically receive a tax receipt online.
This year, Kindergarten to Grade 5 students will be walking/running around the school to raise awareness. Students in Grades 6-8 will be walking/running through a planned and supervised route through the Wilshire Community. Please ensure your child is dressed appropriately with proper shoes for this day.
We are very pleased to be a part of this year’s Terry Fox Event as we encourage our students to develop a sense of volunteerism and goodwill, while celebrating school spirit.
Thank you in advance for your support!