At PRO Kids, we partner with program providers to help make sports and other activities available to kids. However, the number of kids wanting to participate is often more than the donated spaces.

To make sure everyone can play, about $100,000 has to be raised every year. That means we rely on your generous donations.

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Here's how you can donate now

With your help we can positively affect the lives of kids in our community.

 Donate online
 You can donate online at Canada Helps!
 Donate by cheque or cash
 Download and fill out our PRO Kids Donation Form.
  1. Along with the completed Donation Form, cash and cheques can be donated in person, or mailed to:
  • PRO Kids-City of Thunder Bay
  • Victoriaville Civic Centre
  • 111 Syndicate Ave S
  • Thunder Bay ON P7E 6S4
 Donate by credit card

Donate with your credit card by calling us at (807) 625-2351 during business hours.


During the COVID19 restrictions, staff will be in the office on Tuesdays from 8:30-3:00 pm.  
Please leave your name and number on this voicemail and staff will call you back to process the donation. 
Do not leave credit card information on voicemail.


Not sure how much to donate?
Costs of sports/activities for kids:


Registration costs

Length of session


$70 to $110

10 Weeks


$325 to $2,700

8 Months


$160 to $630

10 Weeks


$90 to $260

1 Week

Martial Arts

$300 to $1800

10 to 12 Months


$40 to $215

2 to 8 Months


$110 to $495

8 Months

Figure Skating

$160 to $356

6 Months

Music Lessons

$175 to $950

8 to 12 Months

Art Classes

$112 to $250

5 to 8 Weeks


$110 to $350

10 Weeks

Bus Passes


20 Rides

Making memorial donations

When a loved one passes away, families can ask that donations be made to PRO Kids. An acknowledgment will be sent to the family and a tax receipt will be given to the donor.

Please complete the donation form and include the name of the deceased and the name and address of a family member who is to receive the card.

Used sports equipment

Bring your used equipment to Play it Again Sports. The price of your equipment will be assigned to the PRO Kids account. PRO Kids will refer children to access this account to get the equipment they need. 

Thank you 2019 Donors!

PRO Kids would to give a huge thank you to the donors of 2019.

 Major Contributors ($10,000+ a year)

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

 Hat Trick ($10,000 over 3 years)

  • John Andrews Foundation
  • Levaero Aviation
  • LH North 
  • United Way of Thunder Bay 

 Grand Slam ($5000+)


 Touchdown ($2500+)

  • Resolute Growth Canada Inc.

  • Real Canadian Wholesale Club (Loblaws)
  • Saturdays are for the Girls Golf Tournament (Caitlin Traer)

 Pirouette ($1000+)

  • Boston Pizza
  • Bur-Met Contracting Ltd.
  • Circle K
  • Cliff Friesen
  • Frank Cava Memorial Golf Tournament
  • Grant Thornton
  • Health E(fx)
  • Holy Cross School
  • HillCity Kinettes
  • Keith Lord Sport Foundation Fund held at Vancouver Foundation
  • North Rock Environmental Inc.
  • North Star Air
  • Partners in Rehab
  • Private Air Inc.
  • Shaw Communications
  • Strathcona Invitational & Revolution Belting
  • Tbaytel
  • TBT Engineering
  • TB Police Charity Foundation
  • TB Professional Fire Fighters Assoc
  • Wal-Mart Canada Corp. 

 Standing Ovation ($500+)

  • Backyard Classic
  • Brent Hagberg
  • Brian Drombolis
  • Dino DiGiuseppe
  • Heather Hyslop
  • Holy Cross School
  • Mary Lynn Sawdo
  • Red River Holdings
  • Sleeping Giant Brewing Co
  • St. Vincent School
  • Superior Elevator ULC

 Kick Off ($250+)

  • Andrew Grant
  • Brian Vistorino
  • Colosimo Financial and Insurance
  • David Pacholczak
  • Jackie Livingston
  • Kelin Ainsworth
  • Ken Ritson
  • Lucy and Gary Black
  • Marla Poulin
  • Marostica Subaru
  • Summit Pipeline
  • Sup N Assoc of Professional Paramedics
  • Thunder Bay Community Foundation 

 Fans ($100+)

  • 2560034 Ontario Ltd.
  • Andy Savela
  • Ashlyn Smith
  • Austin Peforaro
  • Barbecupid
  • Beverly Ball
  • Beth Beattie
  • Cody Fraser
  • Colleen Ginter
  • CUPE Local 87
  • Darrell Traer
  • Dawn Bubar
  • Drew Safronuk
  • El Tres
  • Gillons’ Insurance Brokers Ltd.
  • Jacqueline Southwell
  • James MacFarlane
  • Jane Marostica
  • Jane Silvchak
  • John Miedema
  • Katie Burton
  • Ken Jennings
  • Kevin Bezanson
  • Knox United Church
  • Kyle Jessiman
  • Kyle Scott
  • Leeann Swearengen
  • Linda McClelland
  • Lucille Sprague
  • Lynne and Brad Savela
  • Marcus Pucci
  • Norm Gale
  • Peterson Machine & Supply Inc.
  • Robert Arnone
  • Rosalina Brizi
  • Rosanne Stasiewicz
  • Scott Freberg
  • Sheelagh Hendrick
  • Sofia Wadas
  • Susan Davey
  • Susan Hemsworth
  • Susan Maki
  • Sutheat Tim
  • Suzanne Potvin
  • Stan Kuliavas
  • St. Anthony’s Catholic Womens League
  • Steve Davey
  • Terry Dychko
  • Terry Smith
  • Thomas Hoffman
  • Tom and Carole Deacon

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