Earlier this week, union representatives from Ontario and across the country took part in the annual Teamsters Ontario Invitational (OTI) for Variety Village, a children’s charity dedicated to making a difference in the spirits and lives of young people with disabilities and their families.

This year, Teamsters raised $108,000 for Variety Village.

“It is an honour and privilege to be able to help this charity with this cheque for $108,000.00,” wrote Randy Doner, the President of Joint Council 52, in a Facebook post. “Thanks to all those who participated. There is no greater feeling than to be able to help children.”

Being a Teamster is about more than negotiating collective agreements and taking care of grievances. It’s also about lending a hand to those in need and building up a better country. Brother Doner would like to thank the volunteers, Teamsters representatives, friends and corporate sponsors who made this tournament another great success.

Since 1989, Ontario Teamsters have donated over $1.7 million to help children facing overwhelming adversity to have the tools to achieve their dreams.

The next Ontario Teamsters Invitational is tentatively set for June 4th & 5th, 2018.