9th Annual Great Strides Walk26/05/2013
Thank you for another amazing year!
The 2013 Great Strides™ walk was a great success. We had over 4000 participants and 280 teams, almost doubling our numbers from last year! Preliminary numbers show that we have raised approximately $650,000, surpassing our goal of $644,000. Congratulations and thank you to all our participants, volunteers and sponsors.
Top Individual Fundraiser
Lovisa McCallum - $38,800
Serengeti Bush Camp at the Toronto Zoo: One "one night" overnight at the Toronto Zoo's bush camp for a family of four (one shared tent)
Top Fundraising Team
SJL Zoo Crew - $47,031
Toronto Blue Jays tickets
Dream Team* Draw
Kelly Schembri, Team Sami
A "Dream Night Out"
One night stay for two at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel and a dinner for two at Arriba.
*The Dream Team is comprised of participants who raised $2,500 (or more), which is equivalent to the cost of a one month doctoral research position in our CF laboratories and research centres.
2013 Team Flag Contest Winner
Special thanks goes to our Great Strides Walk presenting sponsor Bank of Montreal with donations to date of $175,000 as a sponsor and fundraising almost $200,000 to date. Lovisa McCallum, continues to lead the BMO, Cystic Fibrosis fundraising charge with an incredible $39,800 raised this year! We are ever so grateful for their continued contribution!
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