April 10, 2012
Kidsfest is growing up. It’s turning 30 years old: CBC Manitoba
(source: CBC Manitoba, Monday April 2, 2012) Kidsfest is growing up. It's turning 30 years old.
The annual Winnipeg International Children's Festival has launched a fundraising campaign, "$30 for 30 Years
." Al Simmons and Fred Penner are Honourary co-chairs of the campaign and they're asking people to donate $30 (representing a dollar for every year) to keep the festival going for another 30 years. The goal of the campaign is $30,000.
View the full story here: http://www.cbc.ca/manitoba/scene/theatre/2012/04/02/kidsfest-30th-anniversary/
Thank you to CBC reporter Andrea Ratuski for covering the story.
April 10, 2012
Kidsfest launches $30 For 30 Years campaign
Honourary Kidsfest co-chair Al Simmons and a pack of pint-sized clowns were on hand as the Winnipeg International Children’s Festival kicked off its $30 for 30 Years
fundraising campaign at The Forks Centre Court on Friday March 30, 2012.
As honourary co-chairs of the Winnipeg International Children’s Festival 30th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign, Al Simmons
and Fred Penner
are asking all Kidsfest Friends to donate a minimum of $30, which represents $1 for every year the Festival has existed. Funds raised will help make sure Kidsfest continues in our community for another 30 fun-filled years!
The fundraising goal of this year’s $30 for 30 Years campaign is $30,000.
People interested in donating to the $30 for 30 Years campaign can visit the Kidsfest donor page at http://kidsfest.ca/about/donor-page
or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a donor sign-up sheet.
The campaign is a pre-curser to this year’s Kidsfest happening June 7-10 at The Forks.