JUMPSTART VISION

Raising funds. Lifting spirits. Supporting dreams.

Jumpstart is more than just about getting kids active. It’s about giving kids from families in financial need the same chance to participate as their neighbours, their classmates and their friends. Whether it’s the chance to try a new sport or to continue with a favourite one, no kid should be left out.  

The vision of Jumpstart is simple: Canada, where all kids have a chance to fulfill their dreams.

THE RALLYING FOR KIDS PROGRAM

The Rallying For Kids program is a joint effort between PartSource and Jumpstart. It incorporates the Jumpstart fundraising and awareness into our growing car show platform. This program as a starting point to build and strengthen the relationship with Jumpstart and our local communities. 
Rally For Kids
Rallying For Kids
Rallying For Kids
Rallying For Kids

FAQ

Is Canadian Tire Jumpstart a charitable organization?

Is Canadian Tire Jumpstart a charitable organization?

Yes. Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a registered charity (#1379 29 451 RR 0002).
How is Canadian Tire Jumpstart funded?

How is Canadian Tire Jumpstart funded?

• As a registered charity, Canadian Tire Jumpstart receives donations and sponsorships from a wide variety of sources.
• Anyone can make a donation to the program. Last year, we received donations from: young children who donated their birthday party money; customers who donated in memory of a loved one; Canadian Tire employees and business partners who participated in fundraising events; and government partners who provided grants in support of youth and active living initiatives.
• Funds are also raised through a variety of local events and national in store fundraisers at Canadian Tire, Canadian Tire gas bars, Mark’s, Sport Chek and PartSource.
• In addition, Canadian Tire Corporation lends its support by helping fund the program’s administrative costs.

What percentage of customer donations go to Canadian Tire Jumpstart?

What percentage of customer donations go to Canadian Tire Jumpstart?

• 100% of customer donations go directly to help kids in financial need participate in organized sport and recreation.
• Canadian Tire Corporation funds all the general and administrative expenses as well as the program delivery of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program.
• Learn more at Jumpstart.
How is the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program delivered?

How is the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program delivered?

• Canadian Tire Jumpstart has a network of more than 330 local chapters across Canada.
• Chapter members are volunteers committed to helping kids get active including Canadian Tire dealers and petroleum agents, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Parks and Recreation, and the YMCA-YWCA. Together, these community leaders discreetly identify financially disadvantaged children that might benefit from the program.
• The total funding that each qualified child can receive in any one submission period (e.g., spring/summer for baseball, fall/winter for hockey) will vary based on Chapter budgets and demand. Grants are provided directly to the non-profit or charitable organization coordinating the sport or recreational activity on behalf of the qualifying child. Since each child’s financial needs are unique, Canadian Tire Jumpstart’s grant goes towards equipment, registration and/or transportation costs.
Who does Canadian Tire Jumpstart help?

Who does Canadian Tire Jumpstart help?

• Canadian Tire Jumpstart helps financially disadvantaged kids ranging in age from 4 to 18.
• Potential Canadian Tire Jumpstart program recipients are selected through local chapters.
What kind of organized sport and recreation activities are included?

What kind of organized sport and recreation activities are included?

• Children select their own activities reflecting their individual interests and physical needs. We have supported involvement in 76 sports and recreation activities including: hockey, swimming, soccer, basketball, dance, yoga, climbing and martial arts.
How can I lend my support to Canadian Tire Jumpstart?

How can I lend my support to Canadian Tire Jumpstart?

Learn more at Jumpstart.