Matt Debly's Wheelchair Rugby Chai

Matthew Debly is an inspiration to everyone he meets. Matthew suffers from Transverse Myelitis, which is a neurological disorder, which left him paralyzed from the neck down when he was sixteen months old.  

Fast forward to today.  With years of hard work and recovery, Matt is leading an active and productive life, with sports being a huge part of that. 

After years of fundraising for many other groups, Matthew is now looking for help for himself. Matthew is looking to raise funds for a Rugby wheelchair.  Matt is trying to make Team Ontario with his sights on Team Canada in the future. Right now, Matthew is playing in a borrowed chair that someone was gracious enough to loan him, however, this chair is very old and is not competition legal. What this means is that Matt cannot compete without a new wheelchair Rugby chair. 

This is important for his success as he has been identified by coaching staff as having a lot of potential and skill as an elite level young athlete.

Thank you for your attention and support.
  • Allen Farmer 
    • $10 
    • 53 mos
  • Waiyan Yip 
    • $25 
    • 56 mos
  • Charlene DaSilva 
    • $50 
    • 57 mos
  • Brenda Mercer 
    • $50 
    • 62 mos
  • Lisa Torres 
    • $100 
    • 62 mos
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Heather Debly 
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