Vancouver Police will be pulling for inner-city kids as they take on students from Vancouver high schools in a tug-of-war today to benefit Contributing to Lives of Inner-City Kids (CLICK).
This year’s annual tug-of-war tournament will take place at 2:00 p.m. at Vancouver Technical Secondary School, and will feature high school teams from across the city, captained by their VPD School Liaison Officers.
B.C. has the highest child poverty rate in Canada, and a local charitable foundation is challenging Vancouverites to respond and support children in Vancouver whose lives are deeply affected by poverty.
CLICK is a registered, community-based charitable foundation that works to ensure inner-city kids in Vancouver aren’t forgotten, and supports programs that can make a tremendous difference in their lives. Since it was launched in 2004, CLICK has raised almost a half a million dollars, and directed this money to more than 200 different programs that support inner-city children and youth in Vancouver. The programs that CLICK funds include: breakfast programs, out-of-school care, literacy, sports and recreation, and arts and culture.
CLICK’s 2017 fundraising goal is to raise $100,000. Show your support to ensure every child in our city counts by donating at www.clicktokids.ca.