BLUES RAISE OVER $6,000 IN THINK PINK CAMPAIGN

first_imgMembers of the Varsity Blues women’s basketball, hockey and volleyball teams volunteered their time and took donations at the Woodsworth College Student Association pancake breakfast events throughout the week before Junior Blues gymnastics kicked off a busy Saturday with their annual bake sale. Back at the Athletic Centre, track and field gathered over $1000 in online donations in support of the cause. Earlier in the fall, the Varsity Blues field hockey team raised $780 and four Blues cut their hair in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. The University of Toronto Varsity Blues are proud to announce that $6019.75 was raised over the course of the 11th annual Think Pink campaign, January 13-20.The promotion began on January 13 as donations were accepted at the women`s hockey home game versus the Guelph Gryphons. The women’s hockey team raised $655 in online donations in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.  For more information, scores and highlights on your favourite U of T athletes and teams, please visit www.varsityblues.ca. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook for the latest and greatest in Varsity Blues intercollegiate athletics.  Print Friendly Version Story Links The Junior Blues gymnastics bake sale raised an astounding $1155.60. They then highlighted the women’s basketball halftime festivities with their annual Think Pink performance. On the court, the women’s volleyball team raised $200, while women’s basketball raised $555 and rookie Elise Holt cut her hair in support of the cause. The U SPORTS women’s basketball schools initiated the Think Pink ‘Shoot for the Cure’ campaign 11 seasons ago. U SPORTS schools raise money through regular season games, tournaments and other special events. A cheque will be presented to CCS – which merged with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) in February – during the gold medal game of the 2018 U SPORTS Women’s Basketball Final 8, hosted by the University of Regina.last_img