Adopt an Athlete

Adopt an Athlete provides an opportunity for alumni, friends, family, and the community to be part of our UBC Heat teams. Your generous contribution strengthens our commitment to sports excellence, enhances the experiences of being a student athlete, and helps turn today?s student athletes into tomorrow?s community leaders.

How does my support help?

Great varsity programs are built with the help of great supporters. Our student athletes dedicate a significant amount of time and energy to the university and community throughout the year. UBC Athletics is committed to supporting our student athletes so they can focus on academics and athletics. The Adopt an Athlete program is a valuable way to help the Heat varsity teams reach new levels of academic and sports excellence.

Where does my donation go?

Supporting Adopt an Athlete directly benefits the UBC Heat team of your choice. Funds raised are used for specialized equipment, enhanced training, elevated competitions, and student financial assistance ? taking the Heat to the next level of university sport.

Team benefits

Your contribution will help our motivated student athletes reach their academic and athletic goals. Funds raised through the Adopt an Athlete program are used to purchase specialized equipment, support enhanced training, and enable student athletes to participate in elevated competitions.
Your donation will help make a real difference to the lives of Heat athletes.

Donor Benefits

Your donation is tax deductible. You will receive a charitable tax receipt for the donated amount.
On behalf of UBC Heat student athletes, we thank you for your generosity.

Depending on your gift level, you are eligible for additional benefits. Individual teams may offer further benefits at their discretion.

*as per Revenue Canada guidelines, a tax receipt will be issued for the donated amount.


For more information or to adopt a student athlete, please contact:

Pam Prentice
Development & Alumni Engagement
UBC?s Okanagan campus
Tel:  250.807.9689 | Cel: 250.317.8327