If you can make any kind of contribution (or if not, spread the word) donations by credit card or paypal can be made through www.senddustintoslovakia.org.
"After some questions about whether the games would be proceeding at all, tryouts were only held late in December of 2010. With the games starting on February the 18th, I haven't had very long to save up for the costs of the trip. Although family and friends are able to help, this will only cover a small portion of the trip."
Monday, 10 January 2011
send a snowboarder to Slovakia to represent Canada in the Deaflympics
Only metal or animal-related in the grand scheme of things (except in the sense that we're all animals) but a worthy cause nonetheless ...
A snippet from the latter site (why Dustin need's financial help getting to the Deaflympics site in Slovakia):