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Sat, Mar 09

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Kelowna

Mia's Ride- Raising funds for a Wheelchair Accessible Van

We are calling on our Community! Please join us for a family-friendly afternoon of live artwork, a silent auction, music, wine and cocktails, appetizers, fabulous prize draws, a 50/50 raffle, and activities for kids and our community to benefit the journey towards Mia's Ride.

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Mia's Ride- Raising funds for a Wheelchair Accessible Van
Mia's Ride- Raising funds for a Wheelchair Accessible Van

Time & Location

Mar 09, 2024, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Kelowna, 2550 Boucherie Rd, Kelowna, BC V1Z 2E6, Canada

About the Event

Live Music, Live Art, Live Magic!

Bring the whole family (even the dog!) down to Grizzli Winery for an interactive and delightful Saturday Afternoon.

Attendees will also experience: 

*Live Sculpting by Ben Kuypers

*Live Entertainment, including Musicians & Magicians.

*Vast selection of Silent Auction Items to bid on -delicious nibbles -

*Award-winning wines 

*Raffle prizes for a 3 Night Staycation, Tickets to see country artists Clint Black & Jordan Davis in Concert, Artwork, Wine Tour & Tastings and More! -

KID ZONE:

Kids will be entertained with "magic" tricks by special guest magician Jonah Tariq, followed by snacks and a movie on the big screen!

Be sure to bring your coziest blanket and favourite stuffy!

TICKETS: 

$7 - Kids (12 and under) 

$35 - General Admission (Includes Welcome glass of wine )

https://www.eventbrite.com/.../an-afternoon-of-live-art...

Raffle Tickets, Auction Items, and Donations payable by cheque, cash or e-transfer.

Cash Bar, Bottles of Wine & Vendor Items payable by etransfer, cash or Credit Card.

Can't attend but want to support this special cause? Donations are greatly appreciated via etransfer to miasride@gmail.com

***Own a Business and want to support it? ***

Many sponsorship opportunities are available, including prize donations.

Your business will be recognized as a company that actively supports local initiatives that benefit children's rights in our community. Please email MiasRide@gmail.com if interested. 

WHAT IS MIA'S RIDE?

If you haven't met Mia yet, she will melt your heart! Mia is a joyful 8-year-old who lives in West Kelowna with her twin sister and parents. Mia has severe Cerebral Palsy, affecting all aspects of her life, including her hearing and speech, and confining her to a wheelchair. Every day poses a new challenge for Mia and her family, but getting around is incredibly cumbersome.

The current family vehicle is not adapted (or adaptable) for a wheelchair, and several times a day, Mia's mom manually lifts Mia in and out of her wheelchair and then manually loads and unloads the heavy wheelchair.

After two years of research, scouring classified ads and gathering quotes, the family has determined the most suitable vehicle for their needs. With their regular trips to the Vancouver Children's Hospital, it needs to be reliable.

The cost of the van and conversion is $108,000. They have raised around $9600, so we have a big goal!

We aim to make this goal a reality with your kindness and support!

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