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The BIG Pursuit 2019


$36,710 raised of $50,000 goal
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Campaign Ends May 5, 2019
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The BIG Pursuit is the primary annual fundraising event in support of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Red Deer and District. Teams of four (friends, family or co-workers) will work together to solve a variety of clues and complete challenges at various locations/checkpoints throughout the city. This event will require a designated driver and navigator along with the remaining team members. Anyone can participate regardless of physical ability, age or limitations. Once registered, your team captain will be provided an information package outlining the event in more detail: promotional materials, prize information, and tips for raising pledges (online and offline) during the weeks prior to Event Day, April 28, 2019.

IMPORTANT - please note carefully!

  • Register online anytime from February 1 through April 28, 2019

  • Minimum suggested pledges to be raised per person is $200 (team minimum is $800 @ 4 people per team)
  • Teams that raise $1,000 or more are rewarded with distinct advantages on event day.
  • The start and finish location of the BIG Pursuit will be at our host Venue the Radisson Hotel on 67th Street, Red Deer.
  • EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION IS MARCH 15, 2019.  Any team registered by March 15, 2019 will receive a time credit bonus on BIG Pursuit day.
  • Please be aware that space is limited for the BIG Pursuit - maximum number of teams for the BIG Pursuit is 80


Join As An Individual: Click this button to create your own individual page.  You will be prompted to create a free donor account with CanadaHelps where your page will be hosted.  When creating your page, note especially the following two fields:

Page Title:  Will appear at the top of your fundraising page.  Personalise so your friends and family know it's you!  Eg. "Firstname's Page"

Page Owner:  "Firstname Lastname"

Then, write a short Personal Fundraising Story.  Set your fundraising goal and add a photo of yourself as the “Featured Image”; it will appear on your page above your fundraising story.

Create a Team: Click this button to create a Team Page and your own Individual Page as the Team's Captain.  Note that as Team Captain you will have the ability to modify the team page with images and a story, as above.  You can also invite others to set up an individual page under the team's umbrella so that all of their donations will be counted towards the team's fundraising total!

Join a Team:  To join an existing team, first search for it.  Select "Find a Team or Person", type the name of the team, then click "Search". To see a complete list of all teams and participants, click "Search" without typing in the search field.  Click on the team you wish to join.  Once you arrive at the team page.  Click the "Join Team" button placed beside the Donate buttons to start the process.


Make sure to donate to a specific participant or team to share your message of encouragement!  To give through a specific participant, select "Find a Team or Person", type the name then click "Search". To see a complete list of all participants, click "Search" without typing in the search field.

Questions about Registering or Donating Online?

Contact CanadaHelps at or 1-877-755-1595