Stella’s Fundraiser

Please join a GroupFit Workout to raise funds for Stella Bruner Methven and her family.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 – 7:30 – 8:30 pm – Taylor Creek Park


  • 22 women attended Stella’s GroupFit class
  • plus…guests of honour Stella and Aimee, plus Auntie Heather and Grandma
  • Over 70 people donated more than $2700.00!
  • Our community has stepped forward donating items such as food (Cozy Cafe and Royal Beef), professional photography (Silke Fisher Photography), makeup services for the shoot (Lisa Beam Fit & Fun Faces), retreats at a B&B (Haven on the Bay)
  • Global TV picked up on the story and profiled Stella and her moms on the news

Thank you to all who have given so generously.  Mishi and Aimee appreciate all of our love and support.  If you would still like to contribute to the family, please use the Donate button below.

I’m in awe of the power and resourcefulness of the moms around me.  Thank you.  Let’s keep wishing that Stella gets to enjoy a happy and pain-free childhood for as long as possible.


Last month my client and friend, Mishi, found out her two-year-old daughter Stella has an inoperable brain tumour and will die.  I feel compelled to help and know many of my friends, family and clients will step up, too.

Many of my clients have met Mishi and Stella at our Indoor Stroller Circuit class in Winter 2010 or worked out with Mishi and her sister Heather at GroupFit in Fall 2010.  Our fundraising efforts can contribute to the family continuing to function financially while also enjoying special times with Stella before she passes away.  Please read the following request from

Aimee and Mishi have expressed their gratitude for the tremendous outpouring of love and support that they have received from family and friends.

They are both taking extended leaves from work to enjoy their time with Stella, so their income is limited.  If you would like to help them offset the financial impact of this and enable them to them to do all the things they want to do with Stella in the coming months (e.g.,  trips to the zoo, Centre Island, a cottage, etc.), and to support their daily needs (e.g., housecleaning, ordering in food, etc.), please consider making a donation.

Suggested minimum donation is $10 but please give more if you can.  100% of the funds raised will be sent to Mishi and Aimee after the event.  Please invite your friends, neighbours, family, colleagues – the more the merrier.  Pre-registration is preferred so we know generally what participation will be.  You can donate now via PayPal (you will be redirected to the registration page) or click here to pre-register and pay on Aug. 2nd. Please email me ( if you have any questions.

Looking forward to working out with you all on August 2nd!  Let’s get strong to help Mishi, Aimee and Stella stay strong.