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For my birthday this year, I'm trying to raise funds for York University graduate scholarships that are sponsored by the York University Retirees' Association. Given the unique circumstances this year and my own physical limitations, I plan to complete the 5 km virtual walk in daily increments throughout the month of October as part of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. This note is to ask you to sponsor me. Any funds you donate will immediately be sent to the YURA graduate scholarship fund, and you will receive a tax receipt from York University by email. The fundraising page allows you to donate with a credit card. If you want to sponsor me, but don't want to use a credit card, please let me know and I will tell you how you can donate by cheque. Thanks, on behalf of York's graduate students, for considering this request. At this difficult time, there are many more students in need of financial help than ever before.


Please support graduate scholarships at York University by registering to walk or run 5 km in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 18. One of YURA's major activities is raising funds for graduate scholarships. On the day of the race, our volunteers will walk or run as a group, and then meet for lunch. We will have fun, and at the same time help the student community in an impactful and meaningful way through recruiting sponsors. To learn how to register to walk or run on October 18 for YURA, please contact Ian Greene at, or 416-571-8742.

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Oct 31 Karen Way to go my friend! Good luck!!! $50.00
Oct 01 Barbara Herriott $25.00
Sep 10 Gail Turow Undisclosed amount
Sep 01 Susan and Mike Bowers $25.00
Sep 01 Cameron Branston & Finn Casey Good luck Mum! Undisclosed amount
Aug 30 Tony Branston $25.00
Aug 28 Warped & Twisted Designs Great cause, hope you reach your goal! $25.00
Aug 28 Jude Hartness Well done...great cause $50.00
Aug 19 sheelagh branston $25.00