2022 Kids Kicking Cancer Canada Cardio-A-Thon
Join Douvris Martial Arts for the Ultimate Fitness Combo to raise funds for Kids Kicking Cancer Canada!
As a community we will be coming together for these exclusive classes to support the incredible work of Kids Kicking Cancer:
Date: Sunday, March 27:
10:00 AM - Karate Kicks Showdown with Sensei Robbie Lavoie
11:00 AM - Super Fitness Combo with Sensei Nick Douvris
Join us at the Bank Street dojo (or on zoom) for these two awesome classes!
The cost to participate is a donation to Kids Kicking Cancer Canada ($10 recommended) and you may even wish to raise additional funds by asking friends and family for pledges. Participants that donate or raise $100 will receive a Kids Kicking Cancer Canada branded face mask.
Kids Kicking Cancer's Heroes Circle program provides therapeutic martial arts classes and hospital visits for children and teens with the mission of easing the pain of very sick children while empowering them to heal physically, spiritually and emotionally.
Classes and one-on-one therapy are available in Ottawa and London and digitally to children across Canada and in 2021, 382 children participated more than 2,734 times. Volunteer black belt martial artists teach the mind-body techniques of martial arts, breath work and meditation to empower children beyond pain and trauma.
Thank you for your support!
- Bank Street's Cardio-a-thon will be on Sunday, March 27th.
- Kids Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
- Adults Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
How to participate:
- If you just want to donate please go to our raceroster.com page and click Donate to make a donation!
- If you would like to register for either of the events, please click Register to sign up and agree to the online fundraising minimum of $10, please be generous.
- Kids can also ask for paper pledge sheets from the Douvris front desk to raise funds that can be returned to the dojo the day of the event (if using paper pledge forms DO NOT sign up online).
Kids can register and pay online! Kids who wish to register for free and fundraise a minimum of $10 should contact the Bank Street location for instructions.
More about Kids Kicking Cancer Canada
Founded in 1999 in Detroit, Michigan by a black belt father who lost his first child to leukemia at the young age of two years old, Kids Kicking Cancer addresses the unique needs of children faced with life-threatening illness. Since then, programs have grown to help over 6,000 children throughout the USA, Canada, Italy, and Israel. Specially trained Black Belt martial artists teach the mind-body techniques of martial arts instruction, breath work, and meditation, as well as traditional (but zero contact) martial arts techniques to empower children to move beyond the pain and discomfort of disease. Children learn that "pain is a message they don't have to listen to"…they can breathe in amazing healing energy (chi) and push out their pain, fear and stress and empower them with a sense of Power, Peace and Purpose. Siblings are also welcome to participate and it's all at no cost to the families.
Since 2012, Kids Kicking Cancer Canada has been reducing pain and empowering Canadian children, inpatient, and outpatient, at Children's Hospital of Western Ontario and in their various community programs in the London, Ontario and Windsor, Ontario areas. For more information, please visit www.kidskickingcancer.ca and https://www.facebook.com/kidskickingcancercanada