Ottawa Dragon Boat Donates $1000 to Dragons For All

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation (ODBF) is pleased to announce its donation of $1,000 to Dragons For all.

Through the Dragons For All’s program, they are able to provide an exceptional experience of dragon boating for adults with developmental disabilities. With sessions held out of the Rideau Canoe Club, Yvonne Robertson and Liz Elton with the rest of the Dragons For All team are going out every  Wednesday between May 17th, 2017 – August 19th, 2017 and help get their paddlers out on the water!

“We are so surprised to get the cheque today for $1000 from the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation. It is wonderful to know that the dragon boat program and the efforts of the paddlers and all the volunteers are being recognized. This is amazing and it’s going to make such a difference to our paddlers, thank you so much to everyone”

 – Yvonne Robertson and Liz Elton, representatives of the Dragons For All

 

Dragons For All

Dragons for all is a recreational dragon boat program for adults with developmental disabilities. With the Rideau Canoe Club, they are able to provide an opportunity to participate in the joy of dragon boating. All sessions are held at the Rideau Canoe Club and include all necessary equipment.

 

About the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation was established in 2003 and to-date through its annual fundraising it has raised $4 million, benefiting 45 local charities.

Antony Cooper