SUPERKIDS

Caped crusaders, masked heroes, and sidekicks unite to celebrate the HERO that lies within us all. Let's unleash the POWER of HOPE and conquer brain tumours together!

Grab your capes, pull on your spandex tights and release your inner hero!

Come out or host your own fun day in support of pediatric brain tumour research, and enjoy a day featuring activities for all ages!

Here's some ideas to get you started, whether you want to do something by yourself, or involve your whole community!

For You

Pledge your Birthday and ask for donations to SUPERKIDS: A Quest to End Brain Tumours in lieu of birthday gifts. Your donations can make a difference and together we can conquer brain tumours. 

Create Your Own Fundraiser. You can pretty much do anything to raise funds for SUPERKIDS: A Quest to End Brain Tumours and unleash your superpowers.  We'll be there to support you every step of the way!  Start your very own personal fundraising page today.

For Your Community

Create a SUPERKIDS event with a Superhero themes in your community,

Run, Bike, Bowl or Skate and raise pledges to support children with brain tumours. Invite kids and families of the community to join.They could collect pledges based on activity you chose. Invite them to unleash their super powers.

Other ideas include:

  • Community Quiz Night
     
  • Halloween Event
     
  • Costume Contest
     
  • Talent Show

Whatever the Super Event is in your community, we are here to support you every step of the way! 

For Educators

There are many possible events that students can organize to raise funds for pediatric brain tumours. With our SUPERKIDS program, students develop organizational skills and practice teamwork as they raise awareness and funds for this devasting disease. 

Types of events: 

  • Quiz night: Divide participants into teams (or ask them to sign up as teams). Prepare a list of questions based on a Superhero theme and have a volunteer “Quiz master” who can ask the questions. Sell tickets to participate and offer a prize for the winning team.
     
  • Halloween Event: Host a dress up event with a Superhero theme. Consider focusing on healthy treats to obtain Super Powers and raise funds. 
     
  • Fun run: Organize a Fun Run or Fun Walk that the students can participate in with a Superhero Theme. Encourage them to dress as their favourite Superhero and raise pledges from their families or ask for a specific donation amount (i.e. $1). Make it a fun event with music, snacks, and high energy.
     
  • Coupon book sale: Working with a well-known provider, sell books of coupons for Super Powers of the students to their families and friends. Super powers can be whatever chore or activity the students can think of with proceeds to power up research for pediatric brain tumours. 
     
  • Unleash Your Super Power Talent show: Showcase the talent of your students and faculty by hosting a talent show for students to showcase their superpowers. Encourage individual or team participation, and sell tickets for family and friends to watch.

Whatever your activity is, we are here to support you and make SUPERKIDS a perfect fit for your group! 

 

Did you know? Thanks to an anonymous Superhero, all funds raised by SUPERKIDS across Canada in 2019 will be directed to pediatric brain tumour research and will be DOUBLED! 

Here are some photos from previous SUPERKIDS events to inspire you:

SUPERKIDS event 2018SUPERKIDS event 2018

SUPERKIDS Craft timeSUPERKIDS Pumpkin CarvingSUPERKIDS RunSUPERKIDS need a rest after a runSUPERKIDS dog showSUPERKIDS Sample Poster

To get started with a Community Fundraiser today contact:

Eileen Quigg
Community Engagement and Events Associate
equigg@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 or 519-642-7755, ext. 224 

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