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    Sunday, February 16, 2014

    4th Annual Pink Whistle Campaign Underway



    The Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials is once again holding its ‘Call A Foul on Cancer’ Pink Whistle campaign this February (4th Annual).  Participating MABO Officials will be wearing ‘Pink Whistles’ from February 14 – 28 to show their support during all levels of basketball in the province.  We would love to surpass last year’s donation of over $4500!

    Please join the Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials (MABO) as we look to raise funds for the fight against cancer through the 4th Annual ‘Call A Foul On Cancer’ Pink Whistle Campaign in 2014 by asking you and your friends to consider a small donation to our cause.

    The ‘Call A Foul On Cancer’ Pink Whistle Campaign strives to raise funds for CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.  Participating MABO Officials will be wearing ‘Pink Whistles’ for the entire month of February (Feb. 14 – 28) to show their support during all levels of basketball in the province.

    With your help and generosity, our donations through this campaign help fund cancer research, patient care, and treatments in Manitoba.  Each year, more and more Manitoba men, women, and children are winning their battles against the disease with the aid of CancerCare Manitoba oncologists, nurses, radiation therapists, and allied health care workers.  Knowing that 1 in 3 Manitobans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, it’s distressing to think that the disease will most likely affect a loved one or close friend.  Together we can help Manitobans living with cancer and relieve the effects on those individuals and their families!

    For those interested MABO officials, we are asking for a minimum donation of a full game fee (or more!), which includes your very own Fox40 Pink Whistle and lanyard. Please contact your local assignor to donate and order your pink whistle/lanyard before January 27th.  MABO has approved the use of the Pink Whistle during ALL games from February 14-28, 2014

    If you’re not a MABO official, but would still like to donate…you may do so online by clicking on this link:by visiting www.cancercarefdn.mb.ca, clicking the ‘Donate Now’ button and selecting make a "General Donation" then please be sure to add "Call a Foul on Cancer" in the comments section. Alternatively, you may call the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation office at 204-784-2777.

    Canadian tax receipts will be issued in your name for all donations over $15.00.

    Please join us as we strive to Call A Foul On Cancer...this February 14-28, 2014.



    If you have not already done so and would still like to participate, please contact your Assignor to arrange for your pink whistle and lanyard – we have extras on hand!

    PLEASE REMEMBER:  MABO has approved the use of the Pink Whistle during ALL games from February 14-28, 2014 ONLY.

    To surpass our fundraising goal from last year, we encourage you to pass this information on to your family and friends and encourage them to donate online by clicking on this link: Call A Foul On Cancer, or by visiting www.cancercarefdn.mb.ca, clicking the ‘Donate Now’ button and selecting the 'Call A Foul On Cancer' link from the right side of the page.  Alternatively, they may call the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation office at 204-787-4143.  Canadian tax receipts will be issued for all donations over $15.00.

    PLEASE PASS THIS INFORMATION ON TO YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS...AND ENCOURAGE THEM TO DONATE!

    For more information, please contact MABO Pink Whistle Campaign Chair:

    Jamie Bernard - j_bernard84@yahoo.ca

    Thanks for your support!

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