50 Grouse Grinds for Kids | Lifemoves

50 Grouse Grinds for Kids

This year the Grouse Grind opened surprisingly early. Climbing up this North Vancouver landmark is something that I look forward to every year. Last year I honoured one of Lifemoves clients who passed away, but also enjoyed the mountain’s physical challenge,  by reaching my 100th ascent.

In 2012, I am again striving to raise money for the B.C. Children’s Hospital by participating in Grind for Kids. This charity program is close to my heart because I needed the children’s hospital in Ontario and Saskatchewan when I was very young for basic survival and have had two surgeries in the B.C. Children’s Hospital. 

In British Columbia and Vancouver, we are blessed to live in such a beautiful area that it is important to give kids the opportunity to enjoy it.  This year the funds for Grind for Kids go towards the cardiology area of the new B.C. Children’s Hospital. This is appropriate because of how challenging this climb is on the cardiovascular system.

Please assist me in raising $1,000 between June and October. You can pledge $1 for every climb, my goal is 50 Grinds, or a specific amount. Pledges over $20 receive a tax receipt.

How about you double your pledge for every Grind I complete in under 40 minutes, by pledging $2 for these? I am trying to finish 25 Grinds at this pace; so far I am at 3!

To help B.C.’s children (scroll down to right hand side to pledge per Grind or single donation)  click here.

Thank you, very much.

Alfred Ball

Alfred Ball

CEO | Practicing Kinesiologist | Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist. He founded Lifemoves in 2007. He has been a Practicing Kinesiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with the NSCA for over 15 years. When he isn't helping people regain their strength and confidence to move with ease he is hanging out with his wife and young son, writing, or training for his next endurance running race. His big audacious goal is to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

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