Walk Locations


Location: Peterborough (5km)
Date: 01/05/2011
Start Time: 10:00

To volunteer at this location please email: peterboroughvolunteer@kidshelpphone.ca

Thank you Canada for walking on Sunday May 1, and participating in the 10th annual Walk for Kids Help Phone.
You walked so kids can talk.

Every dollar raised gives a young person hope - It’s not too late to collect outstanding pledges or remind those who haven’t pledged you!

Rain, sleet or snow. Nothing stops a Canadian on a mission. Participants who weren’t able to join us on event day, please send your pledge forms and pledges to (cheques payable to “Kids Help Phone”):
Walk for Kids Help Phone – Processing Centre
439 University Avenue #300, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Y8
OR send it to your local Kids Help Phone Regional Office

For more information please contact us at info@walkforkidshelpphone.ca.
Thank you for joining the movement and helping to Break the Silence on Mental Health, you walked so kids can talk.

Walk details: The Walk for Kids Help Phone had been moved from Jackson Park to: Nicholls Oval at 725 Armour Road in Peterborough. Due to a recent storm, a lot of trees have toppled over in Jackson Park and the City has deemed it unsafe for public use.

Registration began at 9:00am and the official walk started at 10:00am.

Please note The Walk for Kids Help Phone will start at the Parkhill and Monaghan entrance.

This event was a family-friendly affair, which featured:
• Free coffee, snacks and lunch
• Children’s activities including professional facepainting by Checkers the Clown and t-shirt decorating courtesy of Crayola Canada and Ricart Trophies
• Entertainment by Tony Downer, local Elvis impersonator and Kids Help Phone volunteer

Deputy Mayor declared May 1st Kids Help Phone Day in Peterborough!

Prizes were sent a few lucky walkers on May 1st.

Thank you to the people and organizations who have made this event possible:

Aditya Birla Minacs for being the official Peterborough Walk for Kids Help Phone Site Sponsor!

Energy 99.7 and Country 105 for spreading the word, providing an MC and offering our walkers great music to start their day

Both Peterborough Boston Pizza locations for donating lunch for this event.

Tim Hortons for providing our walkers with coffee and timbits first thing in the morning.

The Peterborough YMCA for providing us with a fantastic fitness instructor to lead our pre-walk warm up

Crayola Canada for sponsoring a kilometre along the walk route and for donating fabric markers for our Kids Zone.

Ricart Trophies for donating the t-shirts people will be decorating in our Kids Zone

Checkers the clown, our pro facepainter, for donating her services. For more information on Checkers please visit www.checkerstheclown.com or call 1-705-878-6852

Kayte Lawler for singing O Canada. For more information on Kayte, check out her MySpace page http://www.myspace.com/kayteangel

Cheryl Benstead of Rice Lake Photography for capturing our event in pictures. To see Cheryl’s work click here.

The Gas Bar and Pit Stop on Lansdowne Street for sponsoring a kilometre along the walk route.

Kawartha Cabinets for sponsoring a kilometre along the walk route.

Party Depot Superstore on George Street for donating balloons

Thank you to our Peterborough Walk Kilometre Sponsors!

  • Crayola Canada
  • The Gas Bar and Pit Stop on Lansdowne Street
  • Kawartha Cabinets
Fundraiser Total ($)
Team Total ($)

This year’s event included fantastic entertainment for children and adults alike!

Check out the Peterborough Walk for Kids Help Phone on Facebook, check us out here.

Local artisan Scotty Lewis auctioned off unique wooden pieces on Facebook to benefit Kids Help Phone.
Have a look and make your bid here

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