Anyone can participate from wherever they are in Canada! Minors will need their parent's permission to fundraise and upload their photos/video to social media. Some people may need assistance or may need to modify the challenges to suit their abilities.
You can post your splash anytime during the month of August.
The Great Canadian Splash for Kids is a fun, engaging and silly online challenge that you can do from anywhere. It is a virtual challenge that takes place in your own space on your own time. We will post and email you the easy and fun water-based Splash challenges - which you complete and share on social media to win prizes while asking your friends and family for pledges.
To register, click the "Register" button on the home page or top navigation and follow the instructions. You can register here. The registration process is easy! If you need some help, feel free to contact us at email@example.com
You sure can! Feel free to have others in your splash, or "Create a Crew" and ask them to join, fundraise and make their own splash too!
Each individual is encouraged to raise $200. That's only 10 friends at $20 each - and we will be sharing some ideas and weekend fundraising challenges to get you there! Our hope is that you will set a higher target and help Sunshine make dreams come true for even more children. Not sure where to start with your fundraising? Check out our Resources Page here.
Splash Central is your online resource to help you in your fundraising journey. It has loads of valuable tools and resources that will help you raise as much money as possible. Use your Splash Central to set up your personal fundraising page, utilize the template emails and track your progress.
Log in in the top right hand corner of the website. Your Splash Central has step by step instructions on how to set it up. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with our team.
Absolutely! We make it FUN and easy for you to challenge your friends and family to help support your involvement in The Great Canadian Splash For Kids event. With a customizable fundraising page - you can add your photo and a personal story which will help to encourage donations as well as participation in the event. You can also send personalized emails with updates on your fundraising status. There is also a social profile badge that you can download, and helpful social media posts that you can use to keep your network excited and up-to-date on your progress. Lastly, we have creative, fun and engaging ideas on our Resources Page that make it easy to collect donations.
You bet! We want to reward you for your fundraising efforts as much as possible, so we have developed exciting Fundraising Incentives. Check out our Resources Page here.
All pledges raised are used to help The Sunshine Foundation of Canada fulfill our mission of making dreams come true for children with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses. Read examples of the life-changing Sunshine Dreams.
A donation is as easy as 1,2,3! You can search for individuals you wish to donate to here! Simply type in the individual name in the search field and you will be taken directly to their page to make a donation.
To make it easy for you, we encourage all donations to come through your online fundraising pages using the available credit card options. In the event you receive cash or cheque donations, fill out a pledge form found on our Resources Page and mail a cheque, for the total amount, to: The Sunshine Foundation of Canada 100-300 Wellington St. London, Ontario N6B 2L5 Donations over $20.00 will not receive a tax receipt unless we have all of their contact information. To be eligible for incentive prizing, all donations must be received by the Sunshine offices in London, ON by 5pm on Tuesday August 31, 2021.
All donations of $20.00 or more are eligible for a tax receipt. For online donations, a tax receipt is automatically emailed to the donor's email address provided at the time of donation. If donations are made offline, through cash or cheque, Sunshine will mail a tax receipt to the donor via Canada Post.
Interested in sponsorship for The Great Canadian Splash for Kids?
Are you looking to sponsor a unique and fun event where all proceeds support custom-made dreams for Canadian kids living with severe physical disabilities or life threatening illnesses? We are currently seeking awesome 2022 event sponsors and we would love to talk to you! We can work with you to offer customized sponsorship packages and ensure a meaningful investment. Please email us for more information.