Give The Gift Of Sport

KidSport is Calling all Canadians to Give the Gift of Sport this Holiday Season!


It’s that time of year again, time to Give the Gift of Sport in our eighth annual fundraising campaign!

Give the Gift of Sport is our annual holiday campaign that raises awareness and funds to help under-resourced Calgary & Area youth participate in organized sport. This year’s campaign launched November 16, 2020 and will run through the holidays until January 4, 2021.

KidSport Calgary is calling all Calgarians to Give the Gift of Sport and help us raise $25,000 to get more local kids off the sidelines and into the game in 2021. This extra support will set our 2021 year off to a solid start So ALL Kids Can Play!

Every donation counts and will help make a difference in the 1-in-3 children’s lives who cannot participate in organized sport due to financial barriers. Everyone is invited to help change this statistic by visiting our donation page to contribute. You will be giving a gift that lasts well beyond the holidays.

Corporate and tribute donations are also an option, where you can make a donation in honour, memory, or celebration of someone.

Help us spread the word on social media by joining the holiday conversation on Twitter @kidsportcalgary and posting on Instagram @kidsportcalgary with #GiftofSport and like us on


Help us make it so ALL kids get to experience the positive benefits of sport!

Other Ways to Give the

gift of sport

There are so many ways you can make it So ALL Kids Can Play! Find your way and help get kids off the sidelines and into the game this holiday season!

Gifts That Give Back

  • Friday Sock Co. adult socks AND kids socks are the perfect stocking stuffer! These socks will keep your feet warm year round and 50% of the profits are donated So ALL Kids Can Play!
  • Local Laundry KidSport 25th Anniversary T-Shirt! 100% of the profits from the sale of these shirts goes back to KidSport Calgary to help keep kids playing!
  • Hero Eleven Spirit of Soccer T-shirt. Get some new threads for the soccer lovers in your life! This awesome t-shirt comes in 3 colours.
  • Give the beer lover in your life a Cold Garden Growler this holiday season! Give their taste buds a treat and give local kids the chance to play! * coming soon

Different Ways to Donate

  • Turn your empties into sport opportunities! Have the KidSport Recycling Program pick-up your empties from your doorstep and see the proceeds go towards getting deserving kids off the sidelines and into the game!
  • Get your skates sharpened at B&P Cycle and Sports Excellence.  $1 from every sharpening in December and January will be donated to KidSport Calgary and the Calgary Flames Sports Bank!
  • Do you donate through the United Way? Did you know you can direct those funds to a charity of your choice? Fill out the form below and submit it to your United Way rep in your office to see your contributions support KidSport Calgary.


  • Donate your Aeroplan Miles to give the gift of sport!
  • Support a fundraiser while shopping at Mabel's Labels! Choose KidSport Calgary as your charity-of-choice and then start adding to your cart!
  • Make Bro'kin Yolk your go-to brunch spot! $1 from every Q Water sold is donated to KidSport Calgary & Area
  • When you sign up for electricity services with Spot Power, a portion of the money you pay for your electricity consumption each month will go directly back to KidSport Calgary. You are already spending money on your electricity, why not have some of that money be used to help get more local kids Back to Sport?
  • Transfer Securities. By donating appreciated stocks, mutual funds, or stock options, you pay no tax on the capital gains and receive a tax receipt for the fair market value of the securities.


For him, getting in the game ignites a sense of belonging, shapes character, fuels better health, builds confidence, and unleashes potential.