Raised:
$4,132
20%Goal:
$20,000

Nanaimo

Hosted by Kiwanis Village Nanaimo

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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!

Community Sponsors

Nanaimo (Kiwanis Village Nanaimo) is super grateful for our fantastic 2024 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Nanaimo Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >

Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Radian Rec Rockers

Heather Anderson

6

2,532.00

2

Walk n Rollers

Bianca van der Stoel

1

1,100.00

3

Budget Bandits

Russel Ambers

4

4

The Joyful Voyagers

Lori Walker

2

5

The Artful Lodgers

Shauna Prouten

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Bianca van der Stoel

Walk n Rollers

2

1,100.00

2

Hope Williams

Radian Rec Rockers

1

1,000.00

3

Kendall Ganderton

Budget Bandits

4

sandra verkerk

Radian Rec Rockers

5

Shauna Prouten

The Artful Lodgers

6

Barbara Williams

Radian Rec Rockers

7

Shelley Mulholland

Budget Bandits

8

Pat King

The Joyful Voyagers

9

Katie Craig

Budget Bandits

10

Heidi Carlson

Radian Rec Rockers

11

Carmen Paugh

Radian Rec Rockers

12

Heather Anderson

Radian Rec Rockers

13

Lori Walker

The Joyful Voyagers

14

Russel Ambers

Budget Bandits

About Kiwanis Village Nanaimo

Kiwanis Village is located in the heart of Nanaimo BC. We are an inclusive, joy-filled community. We provide seniors with affordable housing and multi-level care options that cultivate dignity and a deep sense of purpose for all. We are an established community of 200 villagers celebrating triumphs and facing challenges as neighbours and friends!


We are thrilled to be participating The Grand Parade this year. We are excited to utilize all funds raised to expand and support our Music Therapy, Horticultural Therapy Garden, and Art Therapy Programs.

Event Day Details

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

StartGoogle Map

1234 Kiwanis Cres.

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

Nanaimo Maps

Check out this year's TGP route maps below:

2/5kmView + print!

loop twice for 2.5km, and 4 times for 5km

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 Nanaimo 2024

The TGP Team Participant & Donor Services
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email nanaimo@thegrandparade.org

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