Team Nova Scotia Give Back

Show Thanks and Give Back!

Team Nova Scotia wants to help you say thanks while giving kids a chance to participate in organized sport through KidSport.

If you’ve been involved in sports, you probably have that special someone who made a difference in your life. This could be a coach, an umpire, or a Zamboni driver who might have given you what you needed to succeed – now is your chance to give back!

Post a message with your heartfelt thanks and use the hashtag #TeamNSGiveBack, and Team Nova Scotia will make a donation of $5 to KidSport on your behalf.

Your post could include a photo of your mom in the stands, a video of someone sharpening skates at your rink, a scanned image of your favourite childhood coach, or simply a few words of gratitude.  Use your imagination and show us how much you care.

A Team Nova Scotia athlete will announce our favourite entry on social media from the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer in February. We will make a further $1,000 donation on behalf of the person who submitted that entry.

All funds raised for KidSport will be shared equally with chapters across the province as a way to give back to sport across Nova Scotia.



Please note:

  • A maximum of $7,000 will be donated to KidSport – up to $6,000 from individual posts and $1,000 on behalf of the selected entry.
  • Posts can be made on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
  • Kids should ask their parents’ or guardians’ permission to participate.
  • If you have a private account, please be sure to tag Team Nova Scotia in your post so we can see it and count your entry. 



About KidSport:

KidSport is a national children's program that helps kids overcome the financial barriers preventing or limiting their participation in organized sport. Managed and operated in Nova Scotia by Sport Nova Scotia since 1994, KidSport Nova Scotia has assisted over 28,000 children totalling over $6.5 million. KidSport Nova Scotia provides funding of up to $300/year/child for sport registration and/or equipment. In 2018, KidSport Nova Scotia allocated over $630,000 to more than 2,200 children from Sydney to Yarmouth.

Donations can also be made directly to KidSport here.

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