$40,000 in donations
Over a thousand rides for Operation Red Nose
During the 2014 campaign, Outaouais’ Operation Red Nose collected $40,000 in donations, logged 1,837 rides, and travelled 70,700 km, thanks to 1,938 volunteers. During their 2013 campaign, Outaouais’ Operation Red Nose collected $43,515 in donations, recorded 2,011 rides, and travelled 72,689 km thanks to 1,852 volunteers.
“Organizers are very satisfied with the the campaign and thank all the volunteers who gave so generously of their time during the holiday season,” the organizers told the media. The busiest night for the Outaouais team was on December 20 when the 302 volunteers carried out 239 rides. December 19 was also quite busy as the local team of 308 gave 233 rides. The donations will help finance Outaouais organizations which work in recreation and sports development.