Join the global movement to end malaria and participate in the Challenge!
Co-founded by Rick Mercer and Belinda Stronach in 2006, the Spread the Net Student Challenge is a friendly competition between Canadian schools to raise funds for bed nets. The top fundraising elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools receive a visit from Rick Mercer himself and appear on an episode of the Rick Mercer Report!
See the impact we've made and meet some of the people who've benefited through the support of the Spread the Net Student Challenge!
Are you ready for the Challenge?
Registration opens: April 25
Official Launch on Rick Mercer Report: October 2016
Fundraising deadline: February 20, 2017
Winners announced: March 2017
Sign your school up for the challenge
Hear from Rick Mercer
Rick Mercer challenges you to unite your school in the global fight against malaria in this Rick Mercer Report segment.
2016 Student Challenge winners
|Macville Public School in Caledon ON raised $11,454
|Balmoral Hall in Winnipeg, MB raised $12,000
|Algonquin College, Ottawa, raised $3,364
|The Wild Card submission winner this year is Central Algoma Secondary School in Desbarats, ON.