ACF13573

1313 Smiles for P.R.O. Kids!!

  • Submitted by:

    Hall & Fairweather Insurance

    Location:

    Saint John, New Brunswick

  • Idea Created:

    September 24, 2012

    Budget:

    Medium ($50K - 100K)

Overview:

For the year 2013 P.R.O. Kids is aspiring to create 1313 SMILES!

What is P.R.O. Kids?
P.R.O. Kids is a non-profit program that matches children and youth up to (and including) the age of 18 with organized, registered recreation activities. P.R.O. Kids is a proactive and confidential service offered to all children and youth in Saint John, Quispamsis, Grand Bay-Westfield and Rothesay. All administration costs are covered by the municipalities, allowing 100% of the funds received through donations, grants and fundraisers to go directly to the children and youth of our community.

2013 Objective:
To provide assistance to 1313 children and youth by removing financial barriers for participation in sports, arts, recreation or cultural activities of their choice. 

13 Benefits from 1313 SMILES:
1. Healthy lifestyle 
2. investment in the future of our young people
3. Fosters cooperation & good citizenship
4. Promotes positive behaviours
5. Encourages community involvement
6. Develops leadership skills
7. Develops physical skills
8. Provides fun & enjoyment
9. An important tool in crime prevention
10. Strengthens families
11. Higher grades & stay in school
12. Develops team work
13. UNLIMITED SMILES!!!