Wawa Legion Raises Over $150,000 in Funding – Needs $100,000 More to Raise the Lift

The Royal Canadian Legion – Wawa Branch 429 has raised over $150,000 in federal grands and public donations for the “Lift for the Legion – Accessibility Fundraising Campaign”. Now that the lower level renovations have been completed and a new barrier-free washroom and ramp installed in the lower level of the Hall, the final phase of the project to install the elevator lift is ready to go. However, even with a recent grant from the Federal Government and donations of many generous contributors, the Legion is still short $100,000 to finish the accessibility renovations to make the Wawa Legion Hall Accessible for all!

The Legion is appealing to you for help and a tax-free financial contribution to our “Lift for the Legion” fund raising campaign. The Legion must raise $100,000 by March 31, 2019, to proceed with the project or return the federal government grant of $100,000.

The Legion and community of Wawa respectfully asks for your financial support to this very worthwhile project, and with every cash donation over $50, the Municipality of Wawa will issue a tax receipt that can be used to reduce your income tax. Any donation over $100 will be publicly acknowledged on a plaque to hang int the Legion Hall. Donations can be made by e-transfer to ar@wawa.cc, mailed or delivered in person to the Municipality of Wawa, 40 Broadway Avenue, P.O. Box 500, Wawa, ON P0S 1K0.

Yours in Comradeship,

Mary Anne Pearson, President

Royal Canadian Legion, Wawa Branch 429,

Phone: 705-856-2643

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