Canadian Tire general manager Brad Huculiak mans the grill while Liz Schmuland and Justin Critch prep the food and Langley Canadian Tire dealer George Vallance hands out plates during the annual Canadian Tire Jumpstart Day on May 30.

Canadian Tire general manager Brad Huculiak mans the grill while Liz Schmuland and Justin Critch prep the food and Langley Canadian Tire dealer George Vallance hands out plates during the annual Canadian Tire Jumpstart Day on May 30.

Barbecue gives program a Jumpstart

More than $1,500 was raised at a barbecue held at the Langley Canadian Tire to celebrate the start of Jumpstart month

A barbecue fundraiser at the Langley Canadian Tire location raised $1,500 for the Jumpstart program.

The event was held on May 30 and signaled the start of Jumpstart Month across the country.

Jumpstart is a national program which helps Canadian kids play organized sports.

Throughout the month of June, Canadian Tire stores are selling red balls and red pucks for $2 with all of the proceeds going to Jumpstart.