Red Deer Central Lions Speed Skating Club relies on adult volunteering and fundraising generated through several yearly events to make our Club work for our skaters. These fundraising activities are in place to help us keep our sport affordable for all families. The Club Executive decides fundraising initiatives each year and welcomes fundraising ideas from any Club Members!
FundScrip Gift Cards
Our ongoing fundraiser is now FundScrip Gift Cards! Learn more about how your everyday purchases can Support our Club!
Anyone can purchase gift cards for stores they use every day and FundsScrip donates a percentage (on top of the value of the gift card) to the Club. Spread the word and support our Club with your regular shopping!
Spread the word to families and friends: Anytime they want a gift card (physical cards by mail or ecards) for almost anything they can purchase through FundScrip using our Club's code and a percentage is donated directly to the Club while you receive the gift card amount in full (meaning the donation is not out of your pocket!).
How To Use FundScrip? Simply follow these easy steps:
We host a Silent Auction once a year (normally at our Long Track Meet, a National Level Meet, or a Pub Night).
All Club Members contribute a Silent Auction Item (minimum value: $40/family). Items are to be submitted in an attractive fashion suitable for an auction to reduce the preparation and set-up time for our Club Silent Auction Volunteers. Contributions may be combined into larger bid packages. Families can also discuss donating the cash equivalent of an item (minimum $40) to the VP Fundraising who will use this to provide a larger bid package.
Families are encouraged to seek out donations from local businesses and services so that there is no additional costs to families (a Club Donation Request Letter will be sent to all families).
Families are not expected to bid on Silent Auction items unless they really want the item.
Past Fundraisers and Additional Fundraising Ideas
Past Fundraisers: In the past, we have used a variety of fundraisers such as: