Raised:
$10,300
51%Goal:
$20,000

Welland

Hosted by Faith Welland Outreach

44Walkers13Teams27Volunteers

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

Welland (Faith Welland Outreach) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

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

StartGoogle Map

380 South Pelham Road,

Welland, ON

L3B 5N8

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.

Welland 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

Pavement Pounders

Jamie Shepherd

2

3,350.00

2

Faith Staff!

Rylan Johnson

6

3,275.01

3

4 Mousekeeters

Kitty Stevens

4

800.00

4

Walkie-talkies

Thais Salla

3

525.00

5

Lafontaine Clan

James Lafontaine

2

500.00

6

2023 Sponsors

Faith Welland

1

500.00

7

Team Jon

Jonathan Johnson

5

465.00

8

Jummai

Jummai Zakari

1

370.00

9

Mermaids

Debbie Blundell

2

250.00

10

Pleasantview

Gerry Glaves

5

145.00

11

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

Rylan Johnson

12

120.25

12

General

Faith Welland

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Jamie Shepherd

Pavement Pounders

5

2,850.00

2

Betty Boyd

Faith Staff!

32

1,640.00

3

James Lafontaine

Lafontaine Clan

6

500.00

4

PAMELA SHEPHERD

Pavement Pounders

5

500.00

5

Sarah Ricker

Faith Staff!

7

455.00

6

Valentina Calcagno

Faith Staff!

12

450.00

7

Jonathan Johnson

Team Jon

7

400.00

8

Thais Salla

Walkie-talkies

15

375.00

9

Kitty Stevens

4 Mousekeeters

7

355.00

10

Rylan Johnson

Faith Staff!

11

350.01

11

Jummai Zakari

Jummai

5

280.00

12

Faith Welland

2023 Sponsors

1

250.00

13

Debbie Blundell

Mermaids

8

200.00

14

Lina Boyd

4 Mousekeeters

6

145.00

15

Allyson Rolph

4 Mousekeeters

5

125.00

16

Debbie Currie

4 Mousekeeters

3

105.00

17

Luke Ricker

Faith Staff!

1

100.00

18

Gerry Glaves

Pleasantview

3

70.00

19

Desiree Glaves

Pleasantview

1

50.00

20

Bonnie Javor

Mermaids

1

50.00

21

Tamara Preston

Team Jon

2

40.00

22

Emily Dalziel

Faith Staff!

1

30.00

23

Andrea Valverde

Team Jon

1

25.00

24

Rob Goulding

Walkie-talkies

1

25.00

25

Ola Demers

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

20.00

26

Claude Collins

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

20.00

27

Margaret Davis

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

20.00

28

Norah Gagno

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

20.00

29

Geil Pavey

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

2

10.25

30

Lydia Olsen

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

10.00

31

Mary Koch

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

10.00

32

Carmen Coutu

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

5.00

33

Rick Armstrong

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

1

5.00

34

Trinity White

Pleasantview

35

Linda Zhuo

Walkie-talkies

36

Faith Welland

General

37

Rylan Johnson

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

38

Jenn Dube

Pleasantview

39

Sabrina Brodie

Pleasantview

40

Bonnie Leadley

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

41

Tammy Jacobsen

Team Jon

42

Brian Jacobsen

Team Jon

43

Donna Ksiezopolski

Elmview+Birchwood Cheerleaders

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 Faith Welland Outreach

Established in 2011, Faith Welland Outreach (or 'FWO') is not-for-profit organization based out of the City of Welland, Ontario. Our purpose is simple; to love, lift, and launch those living in our community into purpose. Faith Welland Outreach provides a variety of programs and services to those living in our community, in particular, serving those living in identified low-income neighbourhoods.

Welland Maps

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Contact Us


TGP Welland 2023

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

Got questions about The Grand Parade?
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