Easter Seals C21® Kids To Camp

Casey MacKay Thanks Century 21 Heritage Group

What is Easter Seals?

Easter Seals Ontario provides programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities across Ontario to help them achieve greater independence, accessibility and integration. Funds raised and donated in Ontario stay in Ontario benefitting local children/youth and their families.

What is Century 21 ®  Send A Kid To Camp Program?

Easter Seals is Century 21 Canada’s charity of choice and has been for over 40 years. C21 Kids to Camp Program , which strives to raise funds to help send kids and youth living with disabilities across the country to Easter Seals’ accessible summer camps.  Since 1979, CENTURY 21 Canada has raised more than $12 million in support of local Easter Seals organizations, and have provided the opportunity for over 5,750 children and youth to enjoy and benefit from transformative and affirming experiences at Easter Seals camps, where they can have fun, push their boundaries in a safe and supportive environment, build and strengthen skills, and cultivate friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.

For many of the Easter Seals' children/youth, camp is where they make the only friends they have. They can have fun, push their boundaries in a safe and supportive environment, build and strengthen skills, and cultivate friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. They can be themselves without being judged, stared at or made fun of. Last summer, camp was held virtually and in some areas (where permitted) day camps were available. It's looking like it will be run in this format again in 2021 but the funding requirement remains. The maintenance of programs, equipment and support is ongoing to give independence, experiences and memories to our Easter Seals’ children/youth and their families.

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COMING EVENTS

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? This is your chance! Easter Seals Drop Zone Toronto presented by Choice Properties is a unique and exhilarating fundraising event that encourages ordinary individuals to become superheroes for a day.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Brave individuals will challenge themselves and change lives by harnessing up and rappelling down the side of the building at 175 Bloor St E in downtown Toronto to raise funds for children and youth with physical disabilities.

Rappelling participants must be a minimum of 18 years old, raise a minimum of $1,000*, take part in a pre-event training session and will be guided by highly trained experts throughout the entire process. The rappel is facilitated by Tacten Industrial Services Inc, a company whose staff are fully certified and highly-trained in rappelling and rope access.

*FIRST-TIME RAPPELLERS

First time participating? First-time rappellers who register by July 31, 2021 are offered a special fundraising minimum of $850. Register after July 31, 2021 and the fundraising minimum is $1,000.

*RETURNING RAPPELLERS

Drop Zone Toronto is happy to offer a $750 fundraising minimum to all past rappellers for 2021!

$50 to register (which counts toward your fundraising goal).

Click on "Join a Team" and search for "Heritage Heroes." Click on the radio button to the left of Heritage Heroes, then click "Next" to continue the registration process.

Put on your dancing shoes, whirl around the dance floor and represent our brokerage at the annual Dancing with Easter Seals Stars fundraising event. Enjoy free dance lessons, a chance to show off your talent and raise funds for Easter Seals kids/youth.

Dancing with Easter Seals Stars features an elegant evening of dining and dancing.

The night begins with a cocktail hour and celebrity meet and greet, followed by a delicious dinner with host bar, silent auction, dance demonstrations and musical entertainment.

The main event, a live Dancing with Easter Seals Stars competition featuring YOU, along with local celebrities and professional dancers from a professional dance studio, is the highlight of the evening. True to the element of competition, celebrity judges, along with our guests, will assist in determining which dance duo will be the *stars* of the evening.

  • Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
  • Event location (tentative): Royal Venetian Mansion, Aurora
  • Weekly training and practice: Artistica Ballroom Dance Studio, Aurora through August and September
  • Minimum fundraising amount: $2,500
  • Couples welcome!

If you're interested in participating and showing eveyone your twinkle toes or would like more details, please contact Debbie Bekker-Fawcett at customer.support@c21.ca.

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PAST EVENTS

C21 GOLDEN HEART VIRTUAL CHALLENGE

This event ran from May 1 - June 14, 2021. We walked, ran, jogged, strolled, cycled, rolled - however we could to reach a total of 221 km over 45 days and raise money toward the C21 Heritage Group TEAM goal of $10,000.

We smashed our goals and exceeded $18,000 in fundraising and 15 out of 22 team members reached the 221 km goal. It was not an easy goal to reach for many of us. However, as a team we averaged over 235 km each and that's what a true team effort is.

Additionally, there were FIVE participants on the team who reached Golden Heart Award status. Congratulations to all!

A big  THANK YOU to all participants, sponsors, and supporters because the ultimate goal was to help the Easter Seals kids/youth and without all of you, we couldn't have done it.

 

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Meet our own Century 21 Heritage Group

Golden Heart Award Winners for 2020!

CENTURY 21 HERITAGE GROUP AGENTS/STAFF

You too can become a Century 21 Golden Heart Award recipient. Just raise a minimum of $2,100 in a calendar year. Let everyone know how passionate you are about Easter Seals and how important it is to help others - especially those less fortunate.

Through your kindness, commitment and generosity, hundreds of kids are able to experience fun, friendship and independence at Easter Seals' fully accessible camps. Help them connect with fellow campers and participate in activities through Camp Easter Seals, our new virtual camp program.

Get started by letting your office know how enthusiastic you are. We can help you achieve Golden Heart Award status sooner than you think.