Fundraising Event for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Bake Sale & Raffle

This week I will be holding my first official fundraising event for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation!

Date: Thursday July 11
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: 33 Yonge Street (Front & Yonge – across from the Hockey Hall of Fame Building) walk inside 33 Yonge and look for the pink balloons in the lobby
What: Bake Sale & Raffle

The bake sale is sponsored in part by Prairie Girl Bakery (they’ll be donating 10 dozen cupcakes!) and there will also be an array of home baked treats such as cookies, brownies, tarts, etc. I’ll be busy baking Wednesday night after work, and I have a few co-workers who will be bringing in a few homemade goodies to add to the bake sale!raffletickets

The raffle will consist of prizes valued at over $2,300!! Prizes are listed below. For those who cannot make it to the event, but want to participate in the raffle, tickets can be purchased via email. Ticket prices are: 1 for $5, 3 for $12, or 10 for $20. Send a paypal payment or email money transfer to: cbcf.raffle@ All ticket purchase requests must be received no later than 2pm Thursday July 11. Click here for full Contest Rules.

Prize Approximate Value
One (1)  Jack Astor’s Gift Certificate $25
One (1) Jack Astor’s Gift Certificate and Free Appetizer $40
One (1) C’est What Gift Certificate $50
One (1) Irish Embassy Pub & Grill Gift Certificate $50
One (1) P.J. O’Brien’s Pub & Restaurant Gift Certificate $50
One (1) Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Merchandise Package which consists of one (1) CIBC Run for the Cure leather bound Journal, one (1) leather bound travel wallet, one (1) CIBC branded shoulder bag $50
One (1) Prairie Girl Bakery Prize Package consisting of one (1) $25 PGB gift card, one (1) PBG T-shirt, and one (1) PGB Apron $60
One (1) La Papillon on Front Restaurant Gift Certificate $75
One (1) Quinn’s Steakhouse & Irish Bar Gift Certificate $75
One (1) O’Sole Salon & Spa Certificate Haircut with Senior Stylist & Hand Care Treatment $100
One (1) Biff’s Restaurant Certificate: Dinner for 2 with Wine $100
One (1) Majestea’s Gift Set (including 4 bags of tea, a double wall tumbler, basket for picnics and 2 comp tea cards) $100
One (1) O’Sole Salon & Spa Certificate Foot & Hand Care Treatment with bundled discount with certificate for additional spa treatments $150
One (1) Shopsy’s Deli Catering Certificate which consists of: A Delivered Office Lunch for 8 Guests – Famous Smoked Meat/ Corned Beef Sandwiches/ Salads/ Drinks) $150
One (1)  Certificate for 2 tickets to a select Stratford Festival Theatre Performance $170
One (1) Shangri-la Toronto Hotel Spa Certificate $200
One (1) Cardinal Golf Club 72 Pass which consists of one (1) round of golf for one (1) person at 4 Cardinal Golf Courses $243
One (1) Fairmount Royal York Hotel Stay certificate $300
One (1) Hockley Valley Resort Night Stay & Breakfast in a Premier Room Certificate $327.70
One (1) Certificate for a photo of Jeff Timmons on the top of the mountain, holding a photo of the winner! Priceless!

The prizes are all pretty amazing, and I would like to thank every company that was able to make a donation to the fundraiser. Without them I don’t think I’d be able to raise the necessary funds to complete the climb!

Fundraising Update

As of today, I have raised $4,434 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. As you may be aware, I need to raise at least $5,500 by the time I start my climb! If you haven’t already donated, please visit the donation page to make your donation online, or if you prefer to send a personal check, contact me and I’ll provide you the mailing address! If you own a business and would like to sponsor the climb or add a product/offer to the fundraising raffle, let me know as soon as possible so I can add you to the marketing material!

Up Next

Most of my training exercises will take place later in the week as I’ll be preparing for the fundraising event on Thursday. This past week I spent most of my free time preparing for the fundraising event. I was able to sneak in a few cardio runs and some altitude breathing exercises.

July 1 – 7
Monday: 6.6K run (35mins)
Tuesday: Rest
Wednesday: 5.5K run (32 mins)
Thursday: Rest
Friday: Altitude mask breathing 9K ft with basic leg exercises (15mins)
Saturday: Rest (Festival & Parade distribution)
Sunday: Altitude mask breathing 9K ft with basic leg exercises (15mins)

Hope to see you on Thursday!


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