In seven years, The Mark Sutherland Charity Poker Tournament, with the help of sponsors and friends, has raised over $730,000 for various charities in the Calgary region.  

Ponoka STampede Charity Match RAce

Four Sutherlands race against each other for charity at the 2017 Ponoka Stampede.

As ambassadors for the sport of chuckwagon racing, the Sutherland family dedicate their time and resources to helping others.  These have included:

  • Calgary Stampede Indian Princess, Sponsor

  • Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter, Ambassador for the ‘Take a Stand Against Violence’ campaign, Past Volunteer

  • Encana’s ‘Race Against Hunger’, WPCA Ambassador, Active Volunteer

  • Pacekids Programs, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Kids Cancer Care Foundation, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, Dreams Take Flight and more.