Tagged: fundraising

Telemiracle 41 activities a hit with students

By Andy Labdon Last week the students from Wadena Elementary participated in a number of activities to raise funds for Telemiracle 41. Activities included Twin Day, Western Day, Tacky Dress-Up Thursday, and a Diamond...

Take a Magic Carpet Ride

Picture this: a warm night, balmy breezes and a magic carpet ride around the world. This was the theme for the Prairie Pearls’ fourth annual Dancing for a Miracle fundraiser, for Telemiracle 40. Stefanie...

Jail ‘n’ Bail for Telemiracle

Many otherwise upstanding citizens goodnaturedly permitted themselves to be led away in handcuffs for the greater good, which was to raise money for Telemiracle 40. The RCMP played along, ruthlessly arresting the targeted “criminals,” who...

Get Ready to Support Team Reid

A puzzle piece has many symbols in life and we found our missing piece in March 2015 when our son Reid, who is intelligent, outgoing, energetic and full of joy and love, was diagnosed...

Prairie Women Sled Through Towns

Last week the Prairie Women on Snowmobiles (PWOS) held their 16th annual ride to raise money for cancer research. This year’s ride was a 1400-kilometre trip over six days, starting in Prince Albert and finishing...

It was Cameco Hockey Weekend

Preparations for the Cameco Hockey Weekend began in Wadena seven months ago, with the local organizing committee working in conjunction with Cameco to bring a spectacular event to the town. Like a brewing storm,...

Heart Throbs raise over $7000

Every year, the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s 30-seat Big Bike rolls into town. The local team of peddlers, who call themselves the Wadena Heart Throbs, raised $7,368 this June. The 30-seat bike travels to...

Locals attend Telemiracle 39

The people of Saskatchewan rallied for the 39th time to raise money to help residents in need of medical care and equipment, funds for travel and accommodation, and more. This year we raised more...

Fundraiser Extraordinaire

The Rose Valley Kinette Club held a steak supper, cake walk, silent and live auction on March 1 to raise money for Telemiracle 39. Lars Halvorson attended the fundraiser, as did Telemiracle Teddy. Photo...

No getting out of jail free

E&K Dollar Variety once again hosted a pancake breakfast and jail ‘n’ bail to raise money for Telemiracle 39. Till early afternoon on Feb. 22, volunteers were busy cooking for the crowds who came...

Davids meet Goliaths on the ice

A unique pair of hockey games provided some fun for opposing sizes of players during a recent Telemiracle event held in Wadena. Photo courtesy Yvonne Linnen. Wadena Kin Club member Lisa McMartin said it...

Ride for the Cure enters 16th year

The Prairie Women on Snowmobiles (PWOS) arrived in Wadena last Tuesday for a short visit during its annual 1800-kilometre trek. The ladies in pink tuques started their day in Preeceville. The 10 core riders and...

New fundraising legislation for new year

New legislation will help Saskatchewan people who launch spur-of-the moment fundraising efforts to assist others in need. The Informal Public Appeals Act will only apply to informal or sporadic efforts, such as when money is...

Family with local ties helps raise awareness

This coming Saturday is the Safeway Walk for Muscular Dystrophy and at the head of the line will be Georgia Nataraj, the daughter of Crystal (Haskey) and Richard Nataraj of Saskatoon. Georgia was chosen...