Raised:
$250
1%Goal:
$20,000

Chatham-Kent

Hosted by Family Service Kent

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The Grand Parade is a family-friendly fundraiser walk that helps support local charities who provide essential care and service for aging Canadians. Team up, walk, and fundraise with us on Saturday, September 21, 2024!

Chatham-Kent Scoreboard

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Teams
Walkers

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Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

FSK Happy Feet

Dan Farrow

3

250.00

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Dan Farrow

FSK Happy Feet

1

200.00

2

Nancy Geniole

FSK Happy Feet

1

50.00

3

Toni Martin

FSK Happy Feet

About Family Service Kent

Family Service Kent is a not-for-profit organization that provides residents of Chatham-Kent with a wide range of counselling and community-based services.


Founded in 1969, Family Service Kent takes pride in being a respected and well established agency within our caring community. When challenges in life arise, we can help!


Our vision is “for every person within Chatham-Kent to have the opportunity to reach their full potential”.

Event Day Details

Save the date - TGP Day is September 21, 2024!

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50 Adelaide Street South, Chatham, ON, N7M 6K7

Schedule

  • 10:00 am: Meet Check-in + Welcome
  • 11:00 am: Move Send-off
  • 12:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 1:00 pm: Mosey Thank You! See you in 2025!

Not able to join us at the Main Event? We hope you'll register, fundraise and walk offsite with friends and family.

Route Details

  • Route Distances: We have a great route where you can walk 2.5 km or 5 km with us.
  • Rest Stop: There will be one rest stop with yummy snacks and drinks.
  • Signage: The route will be well-signed with our bold burgundy TGP signs.
  • Route Support: Route marshals and rest stop hosts will provide support along the route.
  • Walkers 12 and Under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • No Pets: We love our little furballs like you do, but pets are not permitted at The Grand Parade except for approved and trained service animals. Read more about our pet policy >

Check-In

  • All walkers check-in personally at the event on Saturday, September 21, 2024.
  • T-shirts! Fundraising walkers who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a TGP shirt as a thank you on Event Day, while supplies last.
  • There is no registration fee to participate in The Grand Parade, but most walkers raise $250-300 or more in support of their charity.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Handling Money

  • Credit Card: The Best Option! Simple, secure, automatically tax receipted for gifts of $20+. Visit the Donate page, share your personal page link, or have your donor call the TGP Head Office.
  • Cheques: The Old Faithful - made out to The Grand Parade with your name on the Memo line. Mail them to TGP Head Office along with your completed pledge form.
  • Cash: You have 2 options:
  • 1. Login to FundHub, click “Enter $$ and Cheques,” create pledges for your cash donations, pay them off with your personal credit card, and keep the cash. OR...
  • 2. Write a cheque (made out to “The Grand Parade”) for the total amount of cash you’ve collected. Mail it to the TGP Head Office with your completed pledge sheet.

Waivers

All participants should register online.


  • Adults accept the waiver automatically when they register online.
  • Youth/Children under 18 need a waiver signed by their parent or guardian.
  • An online waiver form will be emailed to all parents/guardians before TGP Day.
  • Waiver forms will be available at check-in on TGP Day.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:


  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Good shoes for walking
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for

Chatham-Kent Maps

Check out this year's TGP route maps below:

2023 TGP Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite TGP photos nationwide - special thanks to the many stellar photographers who sent them in!

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Contact Us


TGP Chatham-Kent 2024

Dan Farrow Executive Director
Phone 519354.6221x225
Email dfarrow@familyservicekent.com

Got questions about The Grand Parade?
info@thegrandparade.org | 1.877.743.3413