YORKTON – From February 11-19, 2022 snowmobile enthusiasts from all over Saskatchewan raised pledges and rode their snowmobiles for 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. Aleks Hoeber, Acting Regional Director of SaskAbilities, Yorkton Branch “For the second year in a row during this 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 119 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 individuals experiencing disabilities enjoy a planned in person Camp Easter Seal for 2022. 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 $24,218
2) Lynn Schmidt raising $6846
3) Bruce Peppler raising $4131
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, SaskTel
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.