The countdown is on! Registration for the 2014 Pride and Remembrance Run opens on March 15th. Stand by…
Egale Canada Human Rights Trust: LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit. Egale is a national charity promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans human rights through research, education and community engagement. Support from this year’s Pride Run will provide funding for the creation of an LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit to raise awareness of the unique challenges and mental health struggles of LGBT youth. Once complete, the toolkit will be distributed nationally to support networks (e.g. social workers, guidance counselors, teachers etc.) providing much needed educational awareness, as well as tools for prevention, intervention and after care.
Fife House Foundation: People Living with HIV/AIDS Housing Help Centre Peer Program. Fife House’s mission is to provide secure and affordable housing and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS in the Greater Toronto Area. Funding from this year’s Run will establish a Peer Program, providing opportunities for peers to build skills and capacities, while assisting homeless people living with HIV/AIDS find and secure affordable housing.
The Pride and Remembrance Foundation: The charitable foundation responsible for overseeing the receipting and distribution of funds raised by the annual Pride and Remembrance Run. The Foundation’s mandate is to provide financial support to registered charities that benefit the LGBT community. The Foundation accepts applications for financial assistance from registered charities throughout the year to have funds raised through the Pride and Remembrance Run make an even greater and sustainable long-term social impact. More information about the Foundation, including their funding application, can be found on the ‘Foundation’ tab of this site.
The Pride and Remembrance Association is now accepting Beneficiary Applications from Registered LGBTQ Charities for the 2014 Pride Run - a 5K Run/3K Walk held annually during Toronto’s Pride Week.
The Pride and Remembrance Run is the largest event of its kind in Canada and is among the most popular running events in the Toronto area.
Over the years, Pride Run participants have raised over $900,000 for over a dozen LGBTQ Charities.
Please follow the links below:
Email your completed Beneficiary Application form to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline of 11:59pm, October 4, 2013.
Wow!! What a great race!! On behalf of the Board of the Pride and Remembrance Association… THANK YOU so much for making this another stellar year!!
We’ve raised almost $94,000 for LGBT charities. In a word… AMAZING!!
The race results are available from Sport Stats… check out the direct link to the Pride Run.
Once again, we feel so honoured to have such passionate people involved.
THANK YOU all… and HAPPY PRIDE!!
Only one more sleep until the 18th annual Pride and Remembrance Run! We’re all so thankful for your ongoing support… as of now, we’ve raised almost $85,000!! AMAZING!!
Here’s the official itinerary for tomorrow:
We’ll be at The 519 Community Centre (519 Church Street – 2nd floor ballroom). Please stop by if you’d like to check your bag, or if you have collected any cash / cheque donations. (Note: if you are handing in donations, please have the paper donation form completed – available from your fundraising page).
All runners should make their way to the Start / Finish line at Church & Wellesley
Michael DeCorte from Jock Yoga will lead our warm up
RUN / WALK! (Runners circle Queens Park twice, Walkers circle once)
After the RUN make your way to Cawthra Square Park beside The 519 for food and refreshments and the after party.
12:00pm – If you’re interested, Michael DeCorte is offering a free Jock Yoga class at Mattamy Athletic Centre (above Loblaws in Maple Leaf Gardens). What a great way to unwind after the run!
From the Board of the Pride and Remembrance Association – THANK YOU for all your support! Have a great RUN, and HAPPY PRIDE!