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Fred’s Walk: A Great Opportunity for Corporate Teams to Fight Homelessness and Poverty in Toronto

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Homelessness and poverty are key issues in Toronto, affecting thousands of people and families.

Many organizations are working tirelessly to provide support and services to those in need, including Fred Victor. Our annual Fred’s Walk on June 2 raises critically needed funds to get people into safe stable housing.

Fred’s Walk brings people together to raise funds and awareness about homelessness and poverty in Toronto. It’s a terrific opportunity for corporate teams and organizations to get involved, get active, and make a difference.

Here’s everything you need to know about Fred’s Walk and why it’s a great opportunity for your organization.

What is Fred’s Walk?

Fred’s Walk is an annual fundraising event organized by Fred Victor, a non-profit organization that provides services and support to people experiencing poverty and homelessness in Toronto. The event brings together people and teams who fundraise and walk to do something about homelessness. The walk takes participants to 6 unique locations in downtown Toronto, where they learn about the causes and effects of poverty and what Fred Victor is doing about it. The event ends with an after-walk party where participants celebrate their achievements and contributions.

Why is Fred’s Walk a fantastic opportunity for your group?

Fred’s Walk is an excellent opportunity for a group of people to come together and make a difference in the lives of those in need.

Here are some reasons why:

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Participating in Fred’s Walk is a great way for corporate teams to fulfill their CSR commitments. By contributing to a cause that aligns with their values and mission, they can demonstrate their commitment to social responsibility.

Team Building: Fred’s Walk is a team-based event that fosters team building and collaboration. Participating in the walk can help corporate teams strengthen their bonds and work together towards a common goal.

Employee Engagement: Fred’s Walk provides a unique opportunity for employees to engage in a meaningful and impactful activity. By participating in the event, employees can feel a sense of pride and purpose in their work and their organization.

Community Involvement: Fred’s Walk is a community-driven initiative that allows corporate teams to get involved in the local community and make a positive impact. By supporting Fred Victor’s programs, they can help create a better future for those experiencing poverty and homelessness.

How can your group get involved?

It’s simple!

  1. Visit fredswalk.ca
  2. Register and form a team: Corporate teams can form a team by inviting colleagues and employees to participate in the walk.
  3. Fundraise: Teams can fundraise by creating a team fundraising page and sharing it with their network. They can also organize fundraising events such as bake sales, raffles, or auctions to raise funds.
  4. Walk the walk: On the day of the event, teams can join other participants and walk to various Fred Victor program locations in downtown Toronto.
  5. Celebrate: After completing the walk, teams can celebrate their achievements and contributions at the after-walk party.

So, form a team, register, fundraise, walk, and celebrate your achievements. Together, we can create a make a difference.

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