Wheelchair Basketball Canada Welcomes Shelley Levoy as Manager of Fundraising and Events

(Ottawa, Ont.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) is pleased to welcome Shelley Levoy to the organization in the role of Fundraising and Events Manager.

“We are thrilled to have Shelley join our team,” said WBC Marketing and Communications Director Jody Kingsbury. “Shelley is an innovative professional with an impressive background in fundraising and event management. We are confident that her skill set brings a fresh perspective to our team and that her experience and vision be invaluable assets to the organization as we strive to move people to feel, think and act differently towards wheelchair basketball.”

Levoy is based at the national office in Ottawa and will work closely with the marketing and communications team to foster strategic partnership development and support the organization’s corporate and philanthropic fundraising goals. She will lead the planning and execution of industry-leading special events and fundraising initiatives, while implementing new strategies to grow key target audiences and enhance relationships with stakeholders.

With a bachelor of commerce from Franklin College and years of experience in events, Levoy brings a wide range of knowledge to the table. She began raising funds for not-for-profit groups in Ottawa in 2005 and believes strongly in the importance of giving back to the community.

Levoy was responsible for launching the Share the Spirit Campaign at the National Arts Centre (NAC) and was a part of the $100-million Legacy Campaign for the Ottawa Hospital Foundation. Her most recent philanthropic role was with the Ottawa Art Gallery, where she managed their Capital Campaign.

Shelley Levoy, Fundraising and Events Manager, can be reached at 613-260-1296 ext. 200 or by email at slevoy@wheelchairbasketball.ca.

About Wheelchair Basketball Canada

Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sports governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization that is committed to excellence in the development, support and promotion of wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians from grassroots to high performance. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem around the world for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last seven Paralympic Games.

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