On May 2nd, Spirit of the North will be holding the 3rd Annual Spirit Day fundraiser. This is a rebranded and updated version the Spirit of the North Radiothon, which ran for 11 years previous, helping to fund diagnostic equipment for northern BC region.
Starting at 7am, join us as we work to raise $70,000 to support enhancements to youth mental health and addictions in Northern BC.
Every year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness. It’s not discriminatory and can affect any age, education, income level or culture. We are working with local organizations to find a focus to best address this affliction which is so prevalent. We hope that you will join us in combatting this disease which indirectly, or directly, affects us all.
As per the Canadian Mental Health Association, the economic cost of mental illnesses in Canada to the healthcare system is estimated as $7.9 Billion in a 1998 report. This year for Spirit Day we hope to raise $60,000!! We hope you can help us offset such a massive cost.
There are many ways that you can get involved and help to make a difference through Spirit Day:
1. Make a donation—100% of every dollar raised is dedicated to medical equipment, and every little bit helps!
2. Host a fundraising event on Spirit Day (or before!) and visit us to present the funds during Spirit Day
3. Partner with us for an Hour during the May 2 radio campaign. Spirit Hours Include:
4. Volunteer—Spirit Day needs lots of volunteers to be successful!
For more information, please contact Curtis Mayes – (250) 565-2372 or