Canada Learning Code has received $117,000 becasue the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, bringing home the championship trophy to Canada for the first time in NBA history.
“Canada Learning Code is honoured to receive the support of #TechBet to create a lasting impact from the Toronto Raptors championship.”
– Melissa Sariffodeen
The funding came about because two tech organizations, TechToronto and San Francisco-based sf.citi, launched #TechBet ahead of the NBA Finals. The initiative was devised as way to celebrate the NBA Finals, while challenging local tech entrepreneurs, in two of North America’s biggest tech hubs, to raise money for charity.
If the Raptors won TechToronto pledged to support Canada Learning Code, if the Warriors had won, sf.citi would have provided the to money to Circle the Schools, an organization that aims to help students prepare to live, work, and thrive in the Bay Area.
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