Youth Club Basketball Program

$1,625 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 26 people in 46 months

Hello, I am a secondary school teacher and basketball coach in Red Lake, ON.   I have been coaching basketball for ten years and have seen first hand the very positive impact that it can have on a child's mental, social, and physical development.  Our community currently lacks a club basketball program which is independent of the school system.   This means that children in grades 4-12 are able to participate in an organized basketball program for only a couple of months each year, comprised of only a handful of games.   During the past year I was able to arrange several games for elementary aged students versus teams from two other communities.  This year I am excited about plans to extend the number of games for elementary students and to include club tournament games for high school and elementary aged students.  In order to maximize the number of youth that are able to participate I believe that it is imperative that costs remain as low as possible.  Currently there is no cost associated with playing, other than each player giving a small amount of money to contribute towards purchasing gas if they receive a ride out of town from another parent.  It is important for me moving forward that there continues to be as little cost as possible associated with a child's participation.  I am asking for donations towards the purchase of uniforms which are necessary for our teams to be allowed to participate in club tournaments.  Based on the number of participants from last year, my goal is to raise enough money to purchase 25 jerseys for both the girls and boys teams.  This will allow for extended playing opportunities and experiences for youth in our community.  I can guarantee that your donation will be put to excellent use.  Thank you sincerely for your consideration.

Darrin Bausch
Red Lake Youth Club Basketball

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I just wanted to thank everyone again for all of their support with fundraising for the 34 basketball uniforms that I purchased this year for the area's elementary students. Myself, a teacher from Kenora, and another from Dryden have been able to organize a three tournament circuit for this school year with the first tournament at RLDHS on Jan.31st. Later in the year I will hopefully, fingers crossed, be organizing a trip to Winnipeg to play in a club basketball tournament with these same players. The jerseys that you helped to purchase will be worn at all of these events. They will ensure that we are allowed to participate in Winnipeg, and will allow students from all of our area's schools to wear the same uniform and participate as one Red Lake Regional team throughout all of the events. I am so sincerely thankful for the support that you have provided to these students, as well as to the students in the years to come who will also benefit from your generosity.

If you're interested I have created an 8 minute informational video for the tournament series being offered this school year at this link https://youtu.be/6cKLFLXomMQ

Darrin Bausch
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We have ordered and received 17 sets of jerseys/shorts in the past week. Thank you so much to everyone that has donated to this campaign. I am still hoping to reach our goal of $2500 in order to ensure that any student that wishes to play basketball this year has a uniform to participate. Please continue to pass this campaign link on. Thanks again for all of your support.
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Thank you so much for your help with this fundraiser. These are the jerseys that will be ordered. Reversible black/white.
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$1,625 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 26 people in 46 months
Created August 7, 2015
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CB
$50
Cathy Berriault
40 months ago
DM
$100
Dave & Angela Erb / McLaren
44 months ago

Sorry this is late

IG
$100
Irene Grant
44 months ago
BG
$50
Bob and Nancy Grant
44 months ago
PO
$100
Peter Orth
45 months ago
CH
$50
Carla Hourie
45 months ago

What a great opportunity! Thank you!!

$100
Anonymous
45 months ago
KB
$25
Kristen Bausch
45 months ago

So proud to call you my brother! ❤️

PB
$50
Pat Bausch
45 months ago
$100
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45 months ago
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