Finalists announced, tickets available now for Fast Pitch Showcase


Eight charities to compete for $20,000 in prizes during Feb. 28 event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Be a part of Fast Pitch’s finale featuring eight charitable organizations delivering powerful, high-energy cases for support – in three minutes or less – with $20,000 in prizes at stake! Winners will be determined by a panel of judges, and by you. The audience will vote for People’s Choice. The event sells out each year.

Fast Pitch Showcase
Thursday, Feb. 28
The Met, 281 Donald Street
Doors at 6 p.m., program at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $25, available at

Fast Pitch is a community competition where everyone wins. Leaders from the charitable community partner with business sector coaches to develop the pitches. This is a great opportunity for ‘feel good’ stories, to learn about the incredible work being done in our community, and to be inspired by the amazing people who are committed to making Winnipeg the best it can be.

The top eight finalists are:

  • Hands of Hope
  • Immigration and Refugee Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM)
  • Inclusion Winnipeg
  • Jubilee Fund
  • Manitoba Hospice Foundation
  • SCE LifeWorks
  • The Kindred Project
  • West Broadway Youth Outreach

Presenters, coaches, and representatives from The Winnipeg Foundation are available for interviews. Please contact us to learn more. Media is invited to attend the event.

The Winnipeg Foundation is For Good. Forever. We help people give back to our shared community by connecting generous donors with causes they care about For Good. We’re are an endowment-based public foundation, so gifts are pooled and invested, and the annual earnings are distributed back to the community Forever. Formed in 1921, we are proud to be the first community foundation in Canada.


Media inquiries/questions:

Stacy Cardigan Smith
Communications Associate, The Winnipeg Foundation
Email Stacy
T: 204.944.9474 ext. 244   C: 204.230.2939

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