5km & 8km Walk for Italian Earthquake Relief
Sponsored by Canadian Italian Business & Professional Associations (CIBPA), Italian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and Italian Canadian Clubs & Associations
When: On Sunday June 24, 2018 Registration at 2:00pm Walk Begins at 3:00pm
Where: Montecassino 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
What: 8K and 5K Walk for Italian Earthquake Relief
Sponsors: The Canadian Italian Business and Professional Associations (CIBPA),the Italian Chambers of Commerce (ICC), and Italian Canadian Clubs and Associations
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, will be built 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 providing the link to donate. 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:
You can also download the sponsorship form and collect.
To Donate: If you are unable to participate in the walk please sponsor a walker or make a donation online at: tierf.com/donate or mail your cheque payable to: The Italy Earthquake Relief Fund, 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**