Dedicated to removing barriers, so children can participate in organized sport and recreation.

jumpstart_logoOne in three Canadian families cannot afford to enroll their children in sport and recreation activities because of financial barriers (Ipsos Reid, 2009). That means that many kids are missing out.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart is dedicated to removing barriers, so children can participate in organized sport and recreation. Jumpstart helps cover registration, equipment and/or transportation costs to help children participate in a sport or recreational activity of their choice. We see it as equipping kids for life, because participation in organized sport and recreation increases a child’s chance for success in life.

They discover and participate. They gain self-confidence. They develop self-esteem. They learn leadership skills. Their lives become richer. This is the power of Canadian Tire Jumpstart. Since their launch in 2005, Canadian Tire Jumpstart has given 473,792 kids across Canada the chance to play.

Help us give kids a sporting chance! Donate today! Or Call 1-877-616-6600 to apply.