Raised:
$23,413
46%Goal:
$50,000

Toronto Leaside

Hosted by Suomi-Koti

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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 17, 2022!

Community Sponsors

Toronto Leaside (Suomi-Koti) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Toronto Leaside 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

Mynttinen

Juha Mynttinen

6

5,930.00

2

SALC

Sari Emas

5

4,753.00

3

Caring Hands &Hearts

Pia De Martini

3

4,305.00

4

Merja's Kitchen

Merja Takkala

3

1,690.00

5

KotiGirls

Anne Ollikainen

3

1,535.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Sari Emas

SALC

34

3,853.00

2

Juha Mynttinen

Mynttinen

28

3,190.00

3

Pia De Martini

Caring Hands &Hearts

15

2,655.00

4

Merja Takkala

Merja's Kitchen

24

1,290.00

5

Anne Ollikainen

KotiGirls

12

1,150.00

6

Sinikka Purmonen

Mynttinen

3

575.00

7

Paul Shone

Caring Hands &Hearts

4

550.00

8

Ligia Baraian

Caring Hands &Hearts

2

500.00

9

Helen Nairn

KotiGirls

4

350.00

10

Heli Hannula

SALC

5

325.00

11

Victoria Tabancura

Mynttinen

14

310.00

12

Bamini Sivalingam

Mynttinen

6

255.00

13

Hannele Halm

1

200.00

14

Helvi-Sisko Goldfarb

Mynttinen

2

200.00

15

Tuuli Hannula

SALC

4

175.00

16

Leila Schmidt

SALC

4

150.00

17

Leena Temiseva

Merja's Kitchen

2

100.00

18

Martti Hyhko

SALC

1

50.00

19

Helen Nairn

KotiGirls

20

victoria tabancura

Mynttinen

21

Seppo Peuhkurinen

Merja's Kitchen

About Suomi-Koti

Suomi-Koti, Toronto is a non-profit, Seniors’ Centre nestled in the heart of Toronto’s picturesque Leaside Neighbourhood, surrounded by shops, services and quiet tree-lined residential streets. Suomi-Koti believes in providing a high quality of life through compassionate multi-level care and services, housing and activities for the Finnish community and surrounding neighbourhood.


Our Fundraiser is dedicated to Suomi-Koti’s Long Term Care Re-development Project. We will build a new LTC Home to meet the ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s new building designs standards and these funds will be allocated to this project.

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is September 17, 2022!

StartGoogle Map

Suomi-Koti

795 Eglinton Ave E.

Toronto ON M4G4E4

Schedule

  • 10:00 am: Meet Check-in opens
  • 11:00 am: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 12:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 1:00 pm: Mosey Go Home

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Check-in

  • All walkers check-in personally at the event on Saturday, September 17, 2022.
  • 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.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Can't join us on event day?

If you have a conflict, we hope you'll join us by fundraising and walking on your own.

Waivers

All participants should register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

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.
  • 12 and Under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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

Toronto Leaside Maps

Check out this year's TGP route maps below:

2.5kmView + print!

Suomi-Koti to Sunnybrook Stables

Contact Us


TGP Toronto Leaside 2022

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

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