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Walk for Italian Earthquake Relief

The Italy Earthquake Relief Fund

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Campaign Ends June 25, 2018
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WhenOn Sunday June 24, 2018   Registration at 2:00pm   Walk Begins at 3:00pm

WhereMontecassino Hotel & Event Centre 3710 Chesswood Drive, (across from Downsview Park) and continuing to Downsview Park, to the Festival Terrace and the Circuit Path,  Sheppard Avenue W. Toronto

What5K Walk for Italian Earthquake Relief

Contact: For more information, email 

SponsorsThe Canadian Italian Business and Professional Associations (CIBPA), and the Italian Chambers of Commerce (ICC).

How the funds raised will provide earthquake relief: The Italy Earthquake Relief Fund (TIERF), started by Canadian volunteers to aid victims in Italy devastated by earthquakes in 2016-17, to provide continuing support to emergency needs, and more permanent and ongoing support.

How to Participate in Walk for Italian Earthquake Victims: Sign up.  E-mail, text, or phone your friends, family, co-workers and neighbours and encourage them to sponsor you or your team by providing the link to your sponsorship page on Canada Helps.  A receipt for income tax purposes will be issued for contributions of $20.00 or more.

Here’s the amounts you need to raise to qualify for the walk: 

  • Adults must have a minimum contribution of $250.00
  • Seniors and students under 18 must have a minimum contribution of $50.00
  • For groups of three or more, the first walker must have a $250.00 contribution and each additional walker a minimum of $100.00 contribution

You can also download the sponsorship form and collect If you are unable to participate in the Walk, please sponsor a walker or make a donation online at: or make your cheque payable to: The Italy Earthquake Relief Fund and mail to 3710 Chesswood Drive, Toronto ON M3J 2W4

At Registration in the Montecassino Hotel, confirm your on-line sponsorship, or, present your sponsorship form and payments. Put on your Walk T-shirt.

Enjoy refreshments at Registration before you start the walk. Two refreshment stops on the walk course will ensure your hydration.  Look for the volunteers in safety vest fluorescents to guide you along the way.  When you return to Montecassino, enjoy a refreshing beverage and bask in your success.

You will receive a certificate of completion for the walk. If you raise $1,000 or more, you will receive a plaque.

N.B. Dress for the weather - layers are best- and wear comfortable walking shoes.

**Thank you for helping bring aid to earthquake victims in Italy**