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Past Events


During 2011, Pepsi held the Pepsi Refresh Project to fund fund great ideas that could make a positive impact on our community. 

To win, we needed to have the most online votes in our grant level. Pepsi announced Spring for Kids as the official recipient for the $100,000 grant for the Pepsi Refresh Challenge in May 2011.

Campaign Overview:

Target: $100,000

Raised: $100,000




The grant money was used to fund treatment for financially disadvantaged children with cleft and craniofacial differences.  Here is a detailed breakdown of how the grant money was used:

  • $50,000 to provide prosthetic and rehabilitative treatment, including the insertion of at least 10  dental implants, fixed bridges, removable partial or full dentures.

  • $30,000 to provide 15 children with dental restoration

  • $20,000 to create interactive educational materials about cleft and craniofacial disorders




The Spring for Kids 2010 Olympic Ticket Raffle was a campaign to raise funds for the Cleft and Craniofacial Fund at BC Children's Hospital.  


In total, 5,000 raffle tickets were sold, with participants hoping to win a pair of tickets to either the Gold Men's Hockey Final and the Women's Figure Skating Short Program at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games.

Campaign Overview:

Target: $100,000    
Raised: $128,000




All proceeds from the campaign were donated to the Cleft & Craniofacial Fund at BC Children's Hospital.  The team at Children's has used the money to fund the following:

  • $22,000 for research and education

  • $43,000 for treatment equipment and supplies

  • $43,000 for the Pediatric Dental Clinic

  • $20,000 for information technology

Through the support of the our community, the campaign exceeded it's target of $100,000 by more than $25,000. 

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