Mt. Kilimanjaro – Week 10: Charity Fundraising Event

Bake Sale & Raffle

This week I will be holding my first official fundraising event of the year! All funds raised at this event will be donated to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Date: Thursday May 28
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

A fellow climber (Chris Siems) and I will be hosting the event where you will find an array of some of our home baked treats such as cookies, brownies, tarts, cupcakes etc. Thankfully we have a few great co-workers who will be bringing in a few more homemade goodies to add to the bake sale and will also be volunteering to help sell the items!

raffleticketsThe raffle will have over 25 prizes valued over $3,500!! Prizes are listed below. For those who cannot make it to the event, but want to participate in the raffle, tickets can be purchased in advance via email. Ticket prices are: 1 for $5, 3 for $12, or 10 for $20.
Send me a message online and I can email you a copy of your tickets for the draw.

We will also have a limited quantity of designer jewelry (bracelets and necklaces) featuring the pink ribbon and all proceeds of these sales will also be donated to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

The event promises to be a great one – so I hope to see you all there! 🙂

Raffle Prizes Include:
– Autographed Toronto Maple Leaf Jersey – priceless
– G Adventures $500 Trip Voucher – $500
– Fairmont Royal York Hotel Stay- $338
– Bosk Restaurant Gift Certificate – $203
– TIFF Family Membership – $202
– Agga Espresso Coffee Machine – $200
– Hockley Valley Golf Twosome certificate – $175
– Two Blue Jays Tickets (behind dugout!)- $150
– Shopsy’s Catering Gift Certificate – $150
– Simply Protein Gift Basket – $150
– Cardinal Golf Club Twosome Certificate – $120
– Jade Yoga – Yoga Mat – $112
– Roots Canada Gift Card – $100
– Spaghetti Factory Dinner for 2 – $75
– Quinns Steakhouse Gift Certificate – $75
– PJ O’Briens Gift Certificate – $50
– Irish Embassy Gift Certificate – $50
– Rainbow Cinema Certificate for 2 – $22
– Rainbow Cinema Certificate for 2 – $22
– Rainbow Cinema Certificate for 2 – $22
– Rainbow Cinema Certificate for 2 – $22
– Rainbow Cinema Certificate for 2 – $22
– Rainbow Cinema Certificate for 2 – $22
– Rainbow Cinema Certificate for 2 – $22

 

Training

Life has been very busy the last week. Training took a back seat this past week as I prepared for the fundraising event coming up. However, I did get some good gym time early in the week and a fantastic day hike on Saturday.

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May 18-24
Monday: Leg strengthening exercises (1hr)
Tuesday: Chest & core strenegthing exercies (1hr)
Wednesday: Rest
Thursday: Rest
Friday: Rest
Saturday: 6hr hike
Sunday: Rest

Hope to see you on Thursday!
Jeff

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