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Children at Risk is delighted to be 1 of the 5 Recipient Charities for 2014 & 2015!

Dragon Boat 2015

Each charity has requirements to fulfill to receive their funds – as well as help raise funds for the Dragon Boat Foundation!! The Following are activities we are responsible for: 1) Volunteers, 2) Raffle Tickets, 3) Silent Auction Prizes & 4) CAR Dragon Boat Team

    • Providing Volunteers
    – our charity is required to provide 200 hours of Volunteer time
    – most shifts are 4 hours each – but Volunteers can choose how much they can give! There is an on-line Volunteer Sign-Up –and Volunteers can choose from dozens of assignment areas and times – from set-up to Festival duties to tear-down – whatever works for your schedule! Just make sure to credit Children at Risk when you sign up!! However, NEW this year, the on-line will only allow sign up for a minimum of 3 Shifts! If you have already gone on-line, as you may have Volunteered last year and already been contacted (and are finding this too much) - Recognizing that even 1 shift of 4 hours is a lot for a family, I am able to sign up shifts of 1 or 2 through our Office. Attached is a sign-up form with the info needed, as well as the choice of activities and days. Please – as sign-up is on-going – can you send me a choice of at least 3 activities – or even go on-line to see what is still open. CHILDREN AT RISK WILL NOT GET OUR $25,000 FOR CAMP IF WE DO NOT FULFILL THIS REQUIRMENT!
    • Raffle Tickets
    – The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation now has available Raffle tickets at $10 each.
    Each Dragon Boat Charity has been asked to sell tickets as part of our involvement. Call or email CAR to get yours today!
    The Prizes are:
    • 1st prize: trip FOR 2 to new york city (return airfare from ottawa to new york city & 3 nights in a 4-5 star hotel) - $2500 Value
    • 2nd prize: trip for 2 to las vegas (RETURN AIRFARE FROM OTTAWA TO las vegas & 3 NIGHTS IN A 4-4.5 STAR HOTEL) - $1500 value
    • 3rd prize: ottawa “stay-cation” (2 night stay radisson hotel OTTAWA, royalty limousine to/from home & $100 gift certificate for royal oak) - $900 value
    • Silent Auction
    – Children at Risk is in charge of running the Silent Auction. All the charities involved are required to provide prizes, as well as the Foundation solicits prizes too...let us know if you can help in that area with donations!
    • Dragon Boat Team
    – Children at Risk would love to enter a Dragon Boat Team
    – already named the ``Risk Riders``!! CAR will cover the Registration Fee – what we will need is PADDLERS!! It involves:
    • 20 Paddlers – at least 22 should be signed up so there are spares
    • 2 Practices – Dragon Boat provides the Boats, Paddles & Life Jackets
    • At least 2 Races on Saturday, June 27 – possibly Sunday if you do well!
    • Pledges – as the fees for the Boat Registration are paid to the Dragon Boat Festival, it is only if Pledges are made that monies are then raised for the Foundation to support the Recipient Charities!
If you think you have the time and interest – go to for more information on Teams – and contact Children at Risk to sign up!

Children at Risk will receive $25,000 (or more!) for 2014 & 2015 to support our Summer Day Camp, Camp Kaleidoscope!