Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Team Inspirations raises $5,500 for charity as contributions continue to pour in until May 22

With 35 members, Team Inspirations participated in the Scotia Bank Charity Challenge on
April 22, raising $5,500 for Inspirations so far and the money will continue to roll in until the May 22 deadline.

What is Inspirations? According to The Inspired Blogger, it's "the hub of special needs news in the greater Montreal and surrounding areas, providing a voice to people with special needs and a valuable platform for collaboration and sharing of resources."

Team ambassador and NDG resident Jay Jones-Doyle walked five kilometres during the event despite having cerebral palsy. The newspaper's managing editor, Wendy Singer, reports that, while walking with Jones-Doyle, he did fall a couple times during the journey and he was the last to finish, but he pushed on to the end, determined to complete the challenge.

The event was held in Jean Drapeau Park with 10k and 5k races. Be sure to read more about Jones-Doyle and the race by clicking here. 

On his fundraising page, Jones-Doyle writes, "It gives me great pleasure to be participating in this charity walk as the ambassador of Inspirations.  Inspirations is a Montreal-based publication dedicated to showcasing the successes disabled individuals, and much more. The publication runs solely on ad revenue and donations, so please help me to support this wonderful cause by giving whatever you can."

To donate before May 22, visit here.

Jay Jones-Doyle 

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