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Charity Challenge: 25,292 thanks

With pride and joy we announce that the 42 participants of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge raised $ 25,292 for children with diabetes! THANK YOU!

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Participants in the 21 or 5 kilometers races on April 26th at Ile-Ste-Hélène had until May 8th to raise funds. And they excelled both on the trail and in the challenge.

This amount represents valuable grants so that more children can enjoy a stay at Camp Carowanis next Summer. These donations help in providing support, advice and services to families of children with diabetes.

Congratulations to Jessika Chapados, mother of a little girl with diabetes, who raised $ 1,685 and earns the prize given to the top fundraiser: an overnight stay for two at the Hilton Quebec including breakfast, a Roots watch and a bottle of apple eau-de-vie. Bravo!

Famille Chapados - Chapados family
Chapados family

A special acknowledgement to Michel Lacasse, Board member of the Diabetic Children’s Foundation. He ran the 21k with his two sons and mobilized his people to raise a notable $9,070!

Mathieu, Louis-Philippe et Michel Lacasse
Mathieu, Louis-Philippe and Michel Lacasse

Thank you to all participants for the commitment and devotion they have shown.

5 K PARTICIPANTS: Camilo Arancibia, Valérie Berger, Thomas Borduas, Alexandra Brien, Lucie Brisebois, Mylène Cadieux, Louise Caron, Amélie et Karine Champeau, Karine, Jessika et Robert Chapados, Lizzie Chuprun, Ginette Claveau, Félix Désy, Nancy Dubois, Evelyne Duplessis-Morin, Kyndra Gauthier, Amylee Hamelin, Robert Henripin, Renée Houle Champeau, Jason Lebel, Annie Lefebvre, Janie Lépine-Bédard, Olivier Marineau, Gabriel Ostiguy, Catherine Pépin, Alexis Poirier, Jennifer René, Eric Robitaille, Maximilien Sadori Leblanc, Isabelle Sasseville, Andréane Vanasse, Mégane Wilson-Boulanger.

21 K PARTICIPANTS, HALF MARATHON: Marie-Ève Cadieux, François Caron-Melançon, Roxanne Ducharme, Nicolas Harvey, Louis-Philippe, Mathieu et Michel Lacasse, Dominique Lalande, Richard Lambert, Marc Moreau, Lindsay Parr, Kévin St-Jean.

Hope to see all of you at the 2016 Charity Challenge!

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