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Gumboot Rally 2019: May the fourth be with you
May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The suggested team theme for the 27th annual Gumboot Rally is: STAR WARS (Trekkers and other sci-fi folk welcome)
To register your five-person (or other alien species) squad, contact our protocol droid at 920-2644 or email@example.com
What is the Gumboot Rally?
The Gumboot rally is the major fundraising event for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living.
Teams of 5 people collect pledges for their team. On the day of the rally, teams dress up and compete against each other in skill testing trials such as the “boot toss” and the “bowl for boots.”
Thanks to the help of our supporters we were able to raise more than $25,000 during the 26th annual Gumboot Rally on May 5, 2018.
We hope to perform just as well this coming spring!
Where does the money go?
YKACL is a charitable organization that supports people with intellectual disabilities.
Funds collected by the rally go to run the services offered by YKACL. These are:
- Family and Children’s Services including respite
- Supported Independent Living
- Skills Training and Community Inclusion
- Employment Services
- Literacy Outreach Program