BENEFITING: The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada
EVENT DATE: Jan 21, 2017
About the event!
Modeled after the television show “Survivor”, Exile Island is an annual event challenging local businesses to gather their team and take part in an action packed morning, all in a united effort to grant Wishes! Exile Island Calgary takes place on January 21st, 2017 at The CORE.
Teams are paired with a local Wish child – an honorary member of your team. You will work together to raise the goal amount of $10,000. At the event teams compete in a series of mental, physical, creative and strategic challenges, battling head-to-head to win the title of “Calgary’s Ultimate Survivors”.
Pick a movie that speaks to your team, aka “cast” and Wish child and make sure your cast has the appropriate attire to reflect your movie choice.
Awards will include an “Oscar” for most dollars raised, a “Golden Globe” for best costume and a “Screen Actors Guild Award” for the challenges winner.
About Children’s Wish
The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is the largest Canadian Wish granting charity dedicated to helping Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness including complex genetic and neurological diagnoses. For more than 30 years, Children’s Wish has worked tirelessly to grant heartfelt Wishes to more than 25,000 children and their families.
This year, The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada expects to grant over 1,000 new Wishes across the country with the help of our volunteers and generous donors. That is approximately 3 wishes each and every day! Each Wish is carefully structured to meet the particular needs of the child and their family. Children’s Wish is a national charity with chapters in every province and territory.
Visit www.childrenswish.ca for more information and to donate.