YMCA Strong Kids Campaign 2017 Megathon Kicks Off

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YMCA Strong Kids Campaign 2017 Megathon Kicks Off
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Priscilla Furlong

Priscilla Furlong is the Marketing Communications Coordinator for the Oakville YMCA. She is a graduate of Centennial College, and is a resident of Oakville.

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The annual Megathon to raise funds for the YMCA Strong Kids campaign will take place from June 3-9 with a week of mega themed activities to help more children and families in need in Oakville benefit from programs like child care and camp.

Kick-a-thon launches Megathon on June 3, 2017

The week kicks off with the 12th annual Oakville Taekwondo Club (OTC) Kick-a-thon on Saturday, June 3 at the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The fundraiser will feature kicking and punching rotations, along with demos of novice, intermediate and advance belt groups including the OTC Black Belt Demonstration Team. There will also be rock climbing, a bouncy castle and a BBQ. Sponsor a team or participant or simply donate at ymcaofoakville.org to help them reach their $10,000 goal!

Mega Moves for YMCA Strong Kids on June 6, 2017!

The brand new Mega Moves challenge will also help raise funds for Megathon with a four-stage circuit of boxing, cycling, HIIT, and Bar Blast at the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA on Tuesday, June 6 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m. Minimum $25 donation to participate! Full details at ymcaofoakville.org.
Megathon fun at YMCA of Oakville Child Care Centres June 3-9!

Children at 43 child care centres across Oakville will be hosting fun Megathon activities all week. Each centre will have their own fundraising goal to raise awareness for the YMCA Strong Kids campaign. Visit ymcaofoakville.org for a full list of participating centres and to donate.

The YMCA believes that every child should have the chance to have a high-quality child care experience, gain confidence at summer camp, learn to swim, play sports and develop leadership skills. With campaigns like Megathon, YMCA Strong Kids campaign provides financial assistance to those in need and ensures the YMCA is accessible to all. To find out more about the YMCA, please visit ymcaofoakville.org.


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