Crowd cheering at the Cinco de Mayo fundraiser at the Summit Lodge

On Friday May 5th 200 guests and members of the Whistler community came together at the Summit Lodge to kick-start our summer-long fundraising series for Mission San Quintin.

Our goal is to raise $40K by fall 2017. That’s enough money to send a team and supplies to the San Quintin Valley in Mexico to build a school in a rural town.

Thanks to our silent auction partners including the Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver, Sunwolf, Canadian Wilderness Adventures, Black Tie Ski Rental, Opus Hotel, Mountain Home Decor and more who donated thousands of dollars worth of prizes.

See the full list of amazing silent auction donors and prizes here

Plus a very special thank you to Mountain FM for being our official radio sponsor, and to Whistler FM for giving us a Tuesday Takeover slot to share out story.

And last, but not least, thank you to El Furniture Warehouse Whistler for hosting the official Cinco de Mayo fundraiser afterparty.

Stay tuned on our Facebook Page for announcements of our full list of summer fundraisers.

Want to come to Mexico with us? You can buy a place on the school build team for a donation of $1400 CAD. That includes flights, accommodation, meals, transport, and a donation to the build-a-school fund. For more details email

Photos from the night

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