1 March 2021

Snowarama raises $115,322 by 150 riders for individuals experiencing disability in Saskatchewan

From February 15 – 27, 2021 snowmobile enthusiasts from all over Saskatchewan participated with excitement in a great cause to raise funds for individuals experiencing disability.

Snowarama is a fundraising event that combines winter fun and community spirit in support of Easter Seals™ Saskatchewan. John Denysek, Regional Director of SaskAbilities, Yorkton Branch says, “Even in the midst of a pandemic, Yorkton and the province have come through once again to support Easter Seals. We are overwhelmed and so thankful for the efforts of the 150 riders/pledge raisers, the corporations that gave financial support and prize donations, the volunteers that gave their time, and the media who helped to spread awareness.  The funds raised will help children and youth experiencing disability enjoy Camp Connected – Camp Easter Seals virtual camping experience.  Local children will be able to access Summer Fun day camp and many individuals will benefit from Adaptive Technologies improving their quality of life.”

The top three fundraisers are

1)  Kenn Propp raising $40,653

2)  Lynn Schmidt raising $5,811

3)  Bruce Peppler raising $4,015

Platinum sponsors of the event include Yorkton Co-op, Yorkton Sno-Riders, Fox FM, GX94, CTV, Yorkton This Week, The Marketplace, the Saskatchewan Snowmobiling Association, 92.9 The Bull, 98Cool FM, CJWW 600

The Easters Seals™ Snowarama funds three programs that are offered and operated by SaskAbilities:  Adaptive Technology Services, Summer Fun, and Camp Easter Seal.  The programs provide self-confidence, independence, and recreational opportunities for individuals experiencing disability in Saskatchewan.

For more information, please contact:
Deana Jesmer
Community Relations Coordinator
(306) 621-7840