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Dairy Farmers: Girl Athletes and Grant

dairy farmers: It's thanks to a national 150,000 grant the Champions Fund which doles out funds to support budding girl athletes, according to Metro News. In its second year, the grant expanded by 50,000. Now, many of the girls are donning burkinis for a new swimming program. Last year, one of the 20 distributed grants went to Winnipeg's Newcomer Soccer and Multisport Academy, teaching newcomer youth, mostly from Syria, about physical literacy and sport. Since receiving the grant last fall, the program now offers many sports an important factor for newcomers, said Trono. In the last 10 months, we've really been able to ramp up the quality because of various supports, dairy farmers being one, said program creator Carolyn Trono. function set Cookie related path / ; Related Soccer team helping connect Toronto's Syrian refugees Humber College initiative teaches swimming to international students Newcomer children most affected by lack of health insurance The program started last year with a focus on soccer, where Trono noticed the boys coming to the floor with more advanced skills than the girls, who hadn't had the same exposure. ( As reported in the news.