We Care


MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — More than $150,000 was raised for physically disabled children yesterday when 46 bowling teams, comprised of 300 reps from the foodservice industry, filled Mississauga, Ont.’s Planet Bowl for the 13th Annual We Care Bowling Challenge.

The two We Care ambassadors, Tyler Preece and Sydney Weaver, were on hand to accept the cheque, which translates to 760 days at camp for hundreds of disabled children next summer. 

Sysco Canada was a big part of that success, generating more than $43,000 in pledges and capturing the top fundraising team trophy. Cardinal Meat Specialists ($26,442), Janes Family Foods ($18,700), Aramark Canada ($16,051) and Gordon Food Service ($10,000) were the remaining top five fundraising teams. Meanwhile, Brand Culture’s take on the cowboy theme garnered its team the spirit award.

The fundraising event, which has gone national since its inception in Toronto 13 years ago, debuted in Calgary last week, raising more than $7,000, thanks to the 12 participating teams. The Vancouver branch held its bowling event Oct. 1, when 24 teams generated more $18,000.


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