• 5 Reasons Why You Should Join Us In the Ride for Refuge 2017

    What are you doing September 30th this year?

    Ride for Refuge, is the super-fun, family-friendly walking/cycling fundraiser – and Mercy Ships Canada is proud to be a participating charity once again. Locations are found across Canada, or you can ride or walk anywhere (special conditions apply). Start your own team, or join an existing one. Check out: https://rideforrefuge.org/charity/mercyshipscanada to register.

    Can’t participate this year? Simply use the link above to find a Mercy Ships team and sponsor a rider. All donations over $20 will receive an income tax receipt issued by the organizer Blue Sea Philanthropy.

    Reason #1 – How about a free trip?

    This year we have a special incentive – to help you raise even more support for Mercy Ships.

    For every $300 you raise, a ballot in your name will be entered into a draw for one free return airline ticket** to a destination in Canada that can be booked through Air Miles. Relatives in the East? Vacation in the West? Want to see the Northern Lights? It’s possible!
    (Note: terms and conditions apply – click here)

    Reason #2 – It’s Good for You!

    Get up off your couch- or out of your hammock and meet new friends! Walk 5 km or ride 10, 25 or even 50! A free healthy lunch is even included. Yum, yum!

    Reason # 3 – You too can get a free T shirt!

    Need an addition to your athletic wardrobe? How about a Ride for Refuge 2017 limited edition T shirt? Yours for just $150 in raised funds. Now everyone will know how cool you really are!

    Reason # 4 – Need an Excuse?

    What are you really doing on September 30th?Cutting the lawn? Calling your Mother-in-Law? Hosting a dinner party for un-wanted guests?  Sign up and get your best excuse ever!

    Reason #5 – Be a Hero!

    Help us raise funds for free surgeries in Cameroon, West Africa. Help a child walk, a Mother see, or a Father survive a life-threatening tumour. You will know in your heart that indeed, you are an amazing hero!

    For more information please contact: Jane at msca@mercyships.ca or call 1-866-900-7447


  • 2 Responses to 5 Reasons Why You Should Join Us In the Ride for Refuge 2017

    1. Cindy Gates -Dee says:

      Are there any teams in Nova Scotia?

      • Mercy Ships says:

        Hi Cindy,

        There is a team in Halifax (however you can organize a ride at any location) we are looking for a captain to sign up a team if you or anyone you know is interested!

        Mercy Ships Canada

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