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Walk for YOUR Cause

Date: Sunday October 21, 2018
Location: Deer Creek
2700 Audley Rd, Ajax, Ontario L1Z 1T7
Time:          10:00 am to 12:30 pm
10:00  am       Arrival and set up of charity/nonprofit/corporate stations
10:30  am       3 km walk begins (you can opt for a shorter/longer walk)
11:30  am       Lunch
Registration Fee: $25 per participant (includes lunch), registration deadline is Monday October 15, 2018.

Registration is now open, please click here to register!

Join dozens of community groups and raise money for YOUR charity or nonprofit.
Durham Community Foundation (DCF) is pleased to offer you this opportunity to raise money for your charity or nonprofit, made possible in partnership with Deer Creek.

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Register with Durham Community Foundation to participate in the Walk for YOUR Cause.
  2. Get your team organized to walk. DCF can provide you with a pledge commitment template.
  3. On Sunday October 21, 2018 connect with your team inside the Westney Room at Deer Creek.
  4. Participate in the 3 km – 6 km walk along the Ruby Course at Deer Creek. 
  5. Join us for lunch inside the Westney Room and learn about what other organizations are doing to make our community great.
  6. Have your team reconnect with your charity or nonprofit to submit pledge form and all donations.
  7. Charities are responsible for recognizing all incoming donations and sending out charitable receipts.

We’re Better Together!


DCF is grateful to our 2018 partner Deer Creek in making this walk possible and helping both charities and nonprofits continue to make our community a great place to live, work and play!

Participating Charities 

Don’t know what charity to walk for? Here’s a listing of confirmed participating charities:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham bigbrothersbigsisters

Boys and Girls Club of Durham bgcdurham

Deer Creek Cares Charitable Foundation   deercreekcares

Durham Deaf Services durhamdeaf

Epilepsy Durham Region 

Girls Inc. of Durham

Luke’s Place 

PFLAG Canada – Durham Region Chapter

Rose of Durham Young Parents Support Services

Scientists in School

Station Gallery

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery rmg

The Whitby Historical Society

For more information please contact us by email.