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Tina Miller

Welcome to my Sahara Desert Challenge for Shelter fundraising page!

In November 2019, I will be going outside my comfort zone and trekking 100 km across the Sahara Desert in support of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. For 5 straight days, my colleagues from Royal LePage offices across Canada and I will be hiking up to 7 hours a day across difficult terrain in this hot and dry desert climate, with temperatures dropping considerably at night. We will be sleeping in large group tents, using camping-style bathroom facilities, and going without electricity, cell service and the other comforts of home.

To be eligible to participate, I must raise at least $5,000. This journey will not be easy and it has already started for me. I will be preparing physically and mentally for months and will be covering my own travel costs.

80% of the monies I am raising will be donated to Violence Prevention South and Central and 20% will be used to fund educational programs to help break the cycle of violence.

Working in the real estate industry, the job of realtors is to help clients find the perfect place to live. A place that is free of fear and danger. Sadly, on any given night in Canada close to 6,000 women and children stay in an emergency shelter because it’s not safe for them to be at home. At the same time, 300 are turned away each night because all the shelters are full. Even more tragically, on average, every 6 days in Canada a woman is killed by her current or former partner. 

This cause is something very near and dear to my heart. I want to help women and children by ensuring a safe place and support services are available to them when they need it. They deserve our help and our encouragement that a brighter future is possible. I also recognize that educating our youth about building healthy relationships is the key to breaking the cycle of family violence in Canada. Will you join me in making a difference?

Click SPONSOR ME to help me reach my fundraising goal. Thank you for your support!

Note: The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation issues tax receipts in February for all donations ($20+) made in the previous calendar year.

  • Goal $5,000.00
  • Raised $3,325.00
Top Donations
  • Holiday Ball Draw - $800.00
  • Valentines Heart Fundraiser - $650.00
  • Power Financial Services Ltd. - $500.00
  • Peddle Properties Limited - $500.00
  • Dennis Rose, Senior Consultant, IG Wealth Management - $250.00
Donor Date Amount Message
Valentines Heart Fundraiser 2/11/2019 $650.00 Thank you to everyone who purchased a heart!
Cohen Law Office 2/8/2019 $100.00
Power Financial Services Ltd. 2/6/2019 $500.00
Trudy Randell 2/6/2019 $50.00
Mary Matthews 2/6/2019 $100.00
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