March 2, 2018

Humberview and Mayfield raise over $3,000 for charity

Humberview and Mayfield secondary schools have come together to support a charitable organizations by coordinating a series of parasport events since November 2017. 

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On Nov. 23, 2017,  the Humberview Athletic Council and Mayfield Athletics Association hosted a joint wheelchair basketball event to support One4Another, a program that supports children with surgical needs in Uganda. Together, they raised over $2,000. On Feb. 21, the athletic councils came together again to raise over $1,000 for the White Birch Special Needs Day Program through another wheelchair basketball event.

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The two schools will hold its final spring event, a wheelchair baseball game in support for the Challenger Baseball program, a non-profit organization to support children with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the thrill of playing baseball.

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