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Walk to Remember: Honoring Our Loved Ones and Strengthening Our Community

As the autumn air begins to settle in, our community prepares to come together for a day of remembrance, reflection, and connection. We are thrilled to invite you to the 27th annual Walk to Remember 2024, hosted in partnership with Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto. This year's (free to attend) event will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2024, at the serene Lakeside Park in Mississauga (2268 Lakeshore Rd West).


A. Yates Photography - 2023 Walk to Remember

A Day of Commemoration and Connection

Walk to Remember is more than just a fundraising event; it is a heartfelt gathering where we honor, remember, and celebrate our loved ones who have passed away. Whether you choose to walk, roll, or run, every step taken is in tribute to their memory. This special day offers an opportunity for our community to come together, share stories, and find solace in knowing that we are not alone in our grief.


Each year, participants find comfort and healing through the shared experience of commemorating those we have lost. Walk to Remember allows us to create a supportive environment where everyone can express their emotions and cherish the memories of their loved ones.


The Power of Community

In a world that often feels divided, events like Walk to Remember remind us of the incredible power of community. Being surrounded by others who understand our journey can be profoundly healing. This event is a testament to the strength we find in unity, as we support one another through both the joyous and challenging moments of life. Continue scrolling to watch 2023's Walk to Remember recap video.


A. Yates Photography - 2023 Walk to Remember

Activities for Mind, Body, and Soul

Throughout the day, participants can engage in various activities that promote wellness and healing while supporting your holistic well-being. From physical activities to creative outlets, there is something for everyone. These activities not only honor our loved ones but also help us take care of ourselves as we navigate our grief.


A. Yates Photography - 2023 Walk to Remember

Imagine starting your day with a calming stretch by the lake, followed by a stroll surrounded by the beauty of nature and the warmth of community. Participate in our planned activities, listen to soothing music, or join in group discussions that provide a safer space to share your stories. These activities aim to offer holistic support, ensuring that everyone leaves the event feeling seen, heard, rejuvenated, and connected.


Your Support is Vital

As a small charity, donations play a crucial role in our operation, contributing significantly to most of our programming, including our support groups and individual supports. The funds raised through Walk to Remember are essential to ensuring that we can continue providing the support, resources, and programs our community needs. Every donation, no matter the amount, makes a significant impact. Your generosity allows us to create equitable spaces, offer affirming programming, and provide vital support to our community. This year, we hope to raise $50,000 to sustain our efforts and expand our reach.



Who Will You Honor?

We invite you to raise funds or make a donation in honor of your loved ones. Who will you walk, run, or roll for? Who will you remember? Your participation and donations are not only a tribute to those who have passed but also a lifeline to those who need support. Each contribution helps us continue our mission and extend our reach to more individuals and families.


Join Us

We invite you to join us for this year's Walk to Remember. Together, we can create a space of love, support, and remembrance. Mark your calendars for September 21, 2024, and stay tuned for more details about event timing and additional activities. Let us walk together, honoring our loved ones and strengthening our community.


For more information, to register, and to make a donation, please visit www.bereavedfamilies.ca/walktoremember2024. Your support means the world to us and to the many individuals we serve. Let's make this year's Walk to Remember an unforgettable tribute to those we hold dear.



Thank you for being a part of our community and for helping us keep the memory of our loved ones alive. We look forward to sharing this special day with you.




5K Walk to Remember 2023 Recap Video


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