Their Opportunity exists to support under serviced families with the means to enroll their children into local sports and recreation programs. They set out to eliminate the financial barriers so children can develop essential life skills such as confidence and sportsmanship, as well as develop a healthy lifestyle. Their Opportunity hosts a unique Giveback Program where children receiving funding are required to “pay it forward” within their community.
Since its inception, Their Opportunity has helped provide opportunities for over 5,000 children and affected thousands more through its Giveback Program translating to 65,000 recreation hours and 17,500 hours of community service or engagement.
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities (Jumpstart) is a national charity dedicated to providing kids from low-income families with the opportunity to experience the benefits of organized sports and physical activities. With an extensive, national network of more than 300 local chapters, Jumpstart helps kids in communities across Canada by assisting with the costs associated with registration, equipment and/or transportation. Supported by the Government of Canada through Sport Canada and the Canadian Tire Family of Companies, which includes Canadian Tire, PartSource, Gas+, Sport Chek, Atmosphere, National Sports, Sports Experts, Mark’s and Canadian Tire Financial Services, Jumpstart has enabled more than 1,300,000 Canadian kids and counting to get in the game since 2005.
Rugby Ontario is excited to partner with FlipGive to bring an easy way for clubs to offset their costs and raise money. FlipGive is a online cash back program where clubs and athletes earn cash back by shopping online from hundreds of brands.
With every purchase earning the club cash back, use the money raised to fund registration, travel, equipment and more. It’s fast, easy, and 100% free.