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Wish Maker Walk 2017-09-22T19:01:35+00:00

Wishmaker Walk for Wishes

Wishmaker Walk is a fun-filled walk for all ages in support of Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. By walking together and raising funds you will help us grant over 1,000 wishes a year– That means your support will help Children’s Wish grant more than three heartfelt wishes a day!  So this year, come walk with us and step into the magic of a wish.

Why walk?

The Impact of a Wish

For a child and family living with a life-threatening illness, “normal” means frequent trips to the emergency department, numerous missed days at school and at work, and constant bouts of pain and anxiety. Each granted wish makes a difference:

  • The excitement of anticipating a wish can have a positive effect on healing.
  • The incredible joy of a wish come true renews energy and hope in a child and family.
  • The wishes we grant provide respite for a child and family, and create lasting memories.
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Locations

To find a Wishmaker Walk near you, select your province. To learn more about starting a Wishmaker Walk in your community please email or call 1-800-700-4437

Bishop Falls, Newfoundland – click here

Gander, Newfoundland – click here

Grand Falls Windsor, Newfoundland – Click here

Greater Metro Area (St. John’s, Mount Pearl, CBS, Paradise), Newfoundland – click here

Hampden, Newfoundland – click here

Harbour Brenton, Newfoundland – click here

Patrick Goldsworthy Memorial Wishmaker Walk, Trinity, Newfoundland – click here

Pinsent’s Arm, Newfoundland – click here

Springdale, Newfoundland – click here

Charlottetown, PEI – Click Here

Montague, PEI – Click here

North Rustico, PEI – Click here

Summerside, PEI – Click here

Tignish, PEI – Click here

New Glasgow, NS – Click here

St Peter’s, NS – Click here

Sydney NS – Click here

Truro, NS – Click here

Windsor, NS – Click here

Bathurst, NB – Click here

Bayside Middle School – Saint John, NB – Click here

Fredericton, NB – Click here

Miramichi, NB – Click here

Moncton, NB – Click here

Quebec City, QC – Click here
To learn more about starting a Wishmaker Walk in your community please email or call 1-800-700-4437
To learn more about starting a Wishmaker Walk in your community please email or call 1-800-700-4437
Kindersley, SK – Click here
Sherwood Park, AB – Click here
To learn more about starting a Wishmaker Walk in your community please email or call 1-800-700-4437

Prizes

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Collect over $100 and receive one of the following rewards:

Level   Range Prize
A $100 – $249 Limited edition Children’s Wish keychain
B $250-$499 $15 Gift card
C $500 – $999 $30 Gift card
D $1000 – $2499 $75 Gift card
E $2500- $4999 $200 Gift card
F $5000+ $400 Gift card

*Wayspa only available at level E and D

Participation prizes

In addition to the rewards and the grand prize draw, participation prizes will also be drawn at each local walk. For more information on the prizes offered at the Wishmaker Walk for Wishes in your community, please contact your local Children’s Wish Foundation Chapter.

Donate back and grant more wishes

You have the opportunity to donate your reward back to The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada to help grant even more wishes. When you register online, you will be given the option to notify Children’s Wish at the time or you can notify the event committee on event day.

AirTransitGrand Prize

By collecting $100 or more in donations, you will receive a ballot to be entered into a draw to win a trip for two to any of Air Transat’s Florida or Sun destinations and a $1000 voucher to be used towards the land portion of the trip for accommodation or attractions. *Certain conditions apply. See rules and regulations.

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Wishmaker Walk Prize Rules and Regulations  

  • Rewards will be awarded on the basis of pledges submitted. To be eligible for a reward your pledge money must be received at by The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada within four weeks after the Walk date.
  • The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada will connect with you following the event with details on how to receive your reward
  • Rewards are not cumulative
  • All Wishmaker Walk gift card rewards are mailed out once a year, before the end of February.
  • Rewards are based on individual total and are not based on team totals

Grand Prize Draw Restrictions and Conditions

Prize specifications and conditions:

– Taxes and security fees are included;

– Specific terms and conditions as stated in the brochures apply;

– It is the responsibility of the passengers to buy adequate travel insurance for this prize prior to departure;

– Seat selection is not included but can be done at the winner’s expense by calling 1‐877‐TRANSAT;

– Air Transat reserve the right to substitute a similar product in the event of possible modifications or in the event of a force majeure;

– The winner and the passenger of his choice must respectively travel on the same dates.

IMPORTANT:

The validity dates of the tickets cannot be extended; they cannot be exchanged for money, transferred or refunded. Confirmation is subject to availability at time of reservation.

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School Program

Kids Helping Kids

When children are provided with the opportunity to exercise their philanthropic muscles, they learn the importance of compassion, charity, and community involvement. The Children’s Wish Wishmaker School Program is a meaningful way for students to make a difference in another child’s life.

 

The Children’s Wish Wishmaker School Program will run from September  to June, and will give schools complete flexibility in how they choose to fundraise throughout the school year.

 

Consider a school-wide walk, classroom bake sale, or neighbourhood car wash. Pump up school spirit with a dance-a-thon! Engage the parent community with a raffle or silent auction. Or keep it simple with a quick and easy Toonie drive. There are so many fun possibilities!


Fabulous Incentives and Prizes *

 

  • Each school earns back 20% of the funds they raise.*
  • The highest earning class in each school wins a pizza party.
  • All participating schools in the province are entered into a draw for a $400 VISA gift card.


* If gross fundraising receipts in the province are less than the total value of fundraising incentives, The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada reserves the right to withhold said incentives in favor of donations being used for wish granting.

* The 20% back is not applicable for the Tape-a-toonie program

Download Student Pledge Form
Download Tape-a-Toonie Poster