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Getting fit for a good cause.
This Vancouver dance fitness class had participants getting fit for a good cause.
Pop Queen Cardio held a dance workout fundraiser March 31 which saw 100% of proceeds going towards the Canada-Ukraine Foundation. The event sold out and, according to fitness instructor Jared Byrne, raised over $1,000.
“We had a full room, great energy, and lots of money raised,” Byrne adds.
When it comes to fundraisers and charity events, the dance fitness group gives 100%, literally, which means doing anything they can to absorb event costs.
“Community is such a huge pillar of what we do that we want to always try to extend that into the philanthropic-type aspects of what we do,” says Byrne.
“When we do our fundraising and charity events we’ll absorb it and sort out costs or look for sponsorships so that we can really focus on every single donation going to the charity at hand. So in this case, exactly 100% of anything that people donated to enter went to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation,” he explains.
Though there are no plans for another fundraiser for Ukraine, Byrne says that they may revisit the idea for another event soon.