Raised:
$26,537
75%Goal:
$35,000

Stratford

Hosted by ONE CARE Home & Community Support

37Walkers10Teams12Volunteers

The Grand Parade is a family-friendly fundraiser walk that helps support local charities who serve and support seniors and their families across Canada. Team up, walk, and fundraise with us on Saturday, September 16, 2023!

Community Sponsors

Stratford (ONE CARE Home & Community Support) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is September 16, 2023!

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Upper Queens Park Pavilion

55 Queen St, Stratford, ON N5A 4M9


The Pavilion is located in the center of the Richard Monette Way circle, near Duke's Grill & Ice Cream.

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 2024!

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 16, 2023.
  • 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!

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

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.

Stratford Maps

Check out this year's TGP route maps below:

2.5kmView + print!

A beautiful walking path around the Avon River in Stratford.

2023 TGP Photos

Thanks to all of our amazing photographer volunteers! If you've got TGP Day photos or videos you'd like to share, email them to photos@bluesea.org.

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Stratford 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

The Board Cares

Jack West

2

5,276.00

2

Goal Getters

Kathy Scanlon

10

4,745.00

3

We are Driven to Move You - Easy Ride

Mark Roberts

2

1,320.00

4

TEAM ONE CARE

Fundraising At ONE CARE

1

950.00

5

Clinton Walkers --All ADP sites

Charlene Tolton

1

889.00

6

The Wellness Team

Terri Philpott

5

845.00

7

INVORG

Paul Schmit

1

725.00

8

Dax's Doddlers

Scott Hebert

2

595.00

9

Strolling for Seniors

Lindsey Martchenko

10

422.75

10

Kelly Family Warriors

Lu Anne Million-Kelly

1

370.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Stephen Burns

The Board Cares

10

4,576.00

2

Kathy Scanlon

Goal Getters

7

2,175.00

3

Roxanne Wright

Goal Getters

13

1,370.00

4

William Currah

We are Driven to Move You - Easy Ride

16

1,230.00

5

Charlene Tolton

Clinton Walkers --All ADP sites

27

889.00

6

Paul Schmit

INVORG

3

725.00

7

Shelley McPhee Haist

Goal Getters

10

620.00

8

Terri Philpott

The Wellness Team

6

595.00

9

Scott Hebert

Dax's Doddlers

8

595.00

10

Fundraising At ONE CARE

TEAM ONE CARE

2

300.00

11

Mitch Wright

Goal Getters

1

200.00

12

marina gibson

Goal Getters

1

150.00

13

Lu Anne Million-Kelly

Kelly Family Warriors

4

145.00

14

Hilary Marshall

Goal Getters

2

130.00

15

Heather Kroetsch

The Wellness Team

3

125.00

16

Jack West

The Board Cares

1

100.00

17

Lyss Myers

Goal Getters

2

100.00

18

Marilyn Hauser-Mustard

The Wellness Team

1

100.00

19

Izzy Martchenko

Strolling for Seniors

3

97.75

20

Mark Roberts

We are Driven to Move You - Easy Ride

2

70.00

21

David Overholt

Strolling for Seniors

1

50.00

22

Kaden Overholt

Strolling for Seniors

1

50.00

23

Michelle Semak

Strolling for Seniors

1

50.00

24

Miranda Semak

Strolling for Seniors

1

50.00

25

Kim Hulley

The Wellness Team

1

25.00

26

Lindsey Martchenko

Strolling for Seniors

2

25.00

27

Andee Atkinson

Strolling for Seniors

28

Oluwaseun Ogunjobi

Goal Getters

29

Reza Soltanmohammadi

Goal Getters

30

Reza Soltanmohammadi

Goal Getters

31

Megan Howe

Dax's Doddlers

32

Eliesha Richardson

Strolling for Seniors

33

Athena Brown

Strolling for Seniors

34

Leanne Atkinson

Strolling for Seniors

35

Kim Innis

The Wellness Team

The Challenge

Got a big-hearted business, workplace, group, church, or community? Step up and join the Challenge to compete for your local pride in support of TGP. Check the National Challengeboard to see more!

About ONE CARE Home & Community Support

ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services helps seniors and individuals with health challenges receive the care they need to stay safely in their homes. We support people living in Huron and Perth Counties with services like home care, transportation, meals on wheels, adult day programs, exercise and wellness.

www.onecaresupport.ca


ONE CARE is gearing up for its annual fundraising walk – The Grand Parade. This year, you can join us in person at Upper Queens Park in Stratford, or you can participate virtually and walk any distance you want, when you want, and where you want. Be sure to send us photos and videos of you and your team!

Contact Us


TGP Stratford 2023

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

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