Division News Article

Pembina Hills schools raise more than $17k for Terry Fox, topping previous year

October 18th, 2023

Terry Fox Runs are an annual tradition in our division, taking place each September (and sometimes early October). Our students continue to show their true fundraising spirits, raising an incredible $17,310.26 for the Terry Fox Foundation beating last year’s total ($13,878.54).

This year’s top-raising schools are École Westlock Elementary with $4,260.41 and Swan Hills School with $4,126.25. Donations were accepted in cash as well as online for some schools through the Terry Fox School Run website.

We are incredibly proud of our students and schools in their fundraising efforts and the generosity of our communities!

Terry Fox’s personal experience with cancer and fierce determination set in motion events including the Marathon of Hope that changed the world and led to his legacy in fundraising which has raised over $850 million for cancer research. Read more about Terry’s story on the TerryFox.org website.