KidSport to receive $40,000 through their partnership with Bennett Dunlop Ford over the next two years.

Bennett Dunlop Ford announced continued support of KidSport Saskatchewan for 2020 and 2021.

The 10-year partnership total between KidSport Saskatchewan and Bennett Dunlop Ford has now reached $200,000. The funds help to ensure kids in the province have an opportunity to get off the sidelines and in the game.

Over the next two years the dealership will provide $20,000 in funds annually in 2020 and 2021 to KidSport Saskatchewan.

“We are really pleased to be partnering with KidSport,” said Dave Kohonick, General Manager, Bennett Dunlop Ford. “The organization does such important work in helping ensure children & youth in Saskatchewan have the ability to access community sport programming. Involvement in activities such as sport plays such a critical role in a child's mental, physical, social and personal development.”

Chairperson of KidSport Saskatchewan Jerry Shoemaker is proud to continue the long-term partnership with Bennett Dunlop Ford.

“KidSport Saskatchewan is very fortunate to partner with Bennett Dunlop Ford,” said Shoemaker. “Thanks to the support from organizations such as Bennett Dunlop Ford, we are able to provide an opportunity for kids to grow and develop through sport participation. KidSport believes the primary goal of sport is for all kids to play and have fun. “

About KidSport: KidSport is a children’s charity designed to assist children ages 5 to 18 of families facing financial obstacles to participate in community sport programs. It believes that no kid should be left on the sidelines and that all should be given the opportunity to experience the benefits of organized sport. Since 1995, KidSport has raised more than $12 million to help more than 140,000 kids participate. For more information, visit: kidsport.ca/sk 

For more information, contact:

Nicole Betker                                                                
Communications Specialist                                       
306-975-0817                                                         
nbetker@sasksport.sk.ca