Fans who donate at least $50 online will have a chance to win airfare for two anywhere West Jet flies!
VANCOUVER, BC – This Saturday, Vancouver Whitecaps FC are asking all fans to #BuckUp for Mental Health. The ‘Caps are looking to raise at least one dollar per fan in the stadium. With the seating capacity expanded for this season, the goal is to raise a minimum of $22,000 by May 28. Funds raised through the campaign will be donated to Whitecaps FC community partner Covenant House Vancouver.
Any fan who donates $50 or more at whitecapsfc.com/buckup will be entered into a draw to win return tickets for two anywhere that WestJet flies! In addition, all online donations will be matched by former Whitecaps FC defender and South Korean legend Young-Pyo Lee!
Also, new this year, the ‘Caps are excited to include a charitable online auction. Fans can choose from a variety of unique items and one-of-a-kind experiences, including fan packs, entertainment packages and signed jerseys.
More than 1,400 homeless youth visit Covenant House Vancouver every year, many of whom struggle with mental illness. For more information, please visit whitecapsfc.com/buckup.