RICK & DAN McDONALD MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
WHO WE ARE:
The Foundation was created in order to continue the legacies of brothers Rick McDonald, a Sudbury Regional Police Officer,
killed in the line of duty in July 1999 and Dan McDonald, a correctional officer, who was tragically killed in a motor vehicle
accident in April 2007. Rick and Dan were committed to family, friends, community involvement, and their careers.
WHAT WE DO:
In order to continue Rick and Dan's legacies, out major fundraising event is our ANNUAL
'Rick and Dan McDonald Memorial Golf Tournament'
All proceeds from the tournament are donated to local children, youth and family charities.
The foundation also presents a yearly bursary to a worthy student from Cambrian College.
Our 2019 recipient is student Brandon Mackenzie.
Brandon is pictured below with Foundation President Gilles McDonald.
Brandon is a 2nd year Police Foundations Student.
On May 16th, 2019 the foundation was honoured to receive the
Police Community Partnership Award
(sponsored by ANMAR)
Proceeds from the tournament and other fundraisers have been allocated to:
$5000 presented on May 16th,2019 to the Chief Pederson for the Chief Youth Initiative Fund
Onaping Falls Recreation Committee - major sponsor to the Onaping Falls Winter Carnival and Breakfast with Santa.
Whitewater Lanes Bowling 2017 - 4-Steps to Stardom finals in Gatineau, Quebec.
Our local Senior girls and Junior Boys teams placed Silver/2nd Canada wide with one
Senior Girl, Ashley T.recieving a $1000 scholarship for University.
Rayside Balfour Youth Centre - Each year we give the local youth centre a cheque to help with programming.
The youth centre is open 5 days a week for community youth between 10 and 17 years of age.
Keeping Them Warm – a winter program, under the auspices of the Ministry of Community and Social Services,
where funds are provided to help clothe (60 - 100) children for the winter months;.
Azilda Alley Cats Bowling League (special Olympians) to cover their operating expenses and send these athletes to out of town tournaments.
Horizon Foundation – covered the cost of the play structure for the Children’s Treatment Centre
FUNDING: The Foundation’s funding is through fund raising efforts, corporate and personal donations.
VOLUNTEERS. The Foundation is totally administered by volunteers.