Sports Celebrities Festival

The Sports Celebrities Festival presented by Wheaton Precious Metals is an inspiring and interactive gala making a difference by supporting the Canucks for Kids Fund and Special Olympics BC. Join us this year on October 7th at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

Now in its 21st year, this popular event has raised $5.5 million since its inception, enabling Special Olympics BC and the Canucks for Kids Fund to have a lasting, positive impact in our communities.

Funds raised help to empower athletes with intellectual disabilities to gain confidence, acceptance, and pride through year-round sport programs and competitions, and also provide vital opportunities, resources, and care to children and families throughout B.C.

Event highlights:

  • Meet and mingle with local sports heroes, including the entire Canucks roster, Special Olympics athletes, and more
  • Challenge Canucks players in great games such as table hockey
  • Photos with your favourite Canuck
  • Silent and live auctions
  • Live entertainment

HOW TO ATTEND:

To make a difference by donating to the event auction, purchasing a table, or becoming a sponsor, please visit specialolympics.bc.ca/sports-celebrities-festival

The Sports Celebrities Festival presented by Wheaton Precious Metals is about empowering athletes with intellectual disabilities to gain confidence, acceptance, and recognition. It is about celebrating the power of sport, which creates champions, unlocks potential, and breaks down barriers.

In 2019, the Sports Celebrities Festival will celebrate the 50th season of exciting Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey and the 50th anniversary of the global Special Olympics movement.

For more info and to find out how you can donate, please visit:

specialolympics.bc.ca/sports-celebrities-festival

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