Hello Fellow CFL'ers:
I started CFL Fans Fight Cancer 2 years ago as a brother group to Les's Fund-NLL Fans Fighting Cancer. So far these two fundraising efforts have helped raise over $70 000 for various charities across North America.
Last year we held a silent auction in Halifax at Touchdown Atlantic and raise $2500 for the Jeffery Navaux Bone Marrow Transplant program in Nova Scotia.
This year I'd like to get some thing going that would show Canada that CFL fans are proud members of thier community. But I need your help.
Okay here's the idea.
A League Wide Jersey Raffle:
A fan group from every city would aquire a game weight jersey of their team. (Either buy it, or have it donated by the team or a sports store.
Each group would get 1000 raffle tickets printed off (either have a printer donated them of buy them)
Sell the raffle tickets for $10 each at pre and post game parties and every where you can in your city.
Have draw the winning ticket on Labour Day and present the winner with the jersey at the game. More importantly donate the $10 000 raised to the cancer charity(s) your group has decided on.
If we can get a group from every CFL city to do this and sell all the tickets, we can proudly say as a united community of CFL fans we raised over $80 000 in one season towards the fight against cancer in Canada.
That's just something to be very proud of and it shows the rest of Canada that CFL fans are great members of their community.
So let me know what you think and if you are interested. For more information on CFL Fans Fight Cancer or Les's Fund-NLL Fans Fighting Cancer please visit www.sportcares.ca
I hope there's enough interest to pull this off, and enjoy the season everyone!