More than $300k raised during STARS Air Ambulance fundraiser
Participants in the ‘Rescue on the Island’ fundraiser Friday raised $330,000 for the non-profit Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS).
The fourth annual event saw eight participants taken to Carter Island Friday morning.
The participants were paired with a STARS crew member and weren’t allowed to leave the island until their personal fundraising goal was met.
“As a not-for-profit organization, STARS relies on community support and donations,” Else Fenton, executive director of the STARS Foundation in Manitoba said in a release
- Louis Trepel: Community Advocate
- Alain Nadeau: Fire Chief, R.M. of La Broquerie
- Kevin Comte: VP Sales and Marketing, Enns Brothers
- Justin Swandel: Realtor, Terracon Development
- Richard Cloutier: News Director, 680 CJOB
- Brad Lawson: President, Clark’s Paultry
- John Oades: Fleet Manager, Beaver Trucking
- Anupam Kothari: President, Kothari Group
You can find more about the participants fundraising amounts here.
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