‘Adopt an athlete’

 

Media Release

During the weekend of March 31st and April 1st, the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Auxiliary Unit set out for a third time to raise funds in support of the Special Olympics. 

Over the past months the SD&G Auxiliary Unit has been running fundraising events for the Special Olympics (Adopt an Athlete) and they have had great success. 

The SD&G Auxiliary Unit members first raised $2,000 last November by accepting individual pledges. The SD&G Auxiliary Unit then set up a toll booth at the entrance of the Winchester Mike Dean’s and Tim Horton’s the weekend of March 17th and 18th collecting $5,125.

This past weekend, the SD&G Auxiliary Unit members set up another toll booth at the Morrisburg Canadian Tire and the Morrisburg Tim Horton’s. Another $2,912 was raised in support of the ‘Adopt an Athlete’ program. 

To date, the SD&G Auxiliary Unit has raised $9,763.00.

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