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Child Care Walk

Walk in support of Kids Helping Kids

Help kids be heroes to other kids
Support the “Kids Helping Kids” fundraising walk

On June 1, more than 1,400 children from YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg child care centres across the city will be taking to the streets as part of our inaugural “Kids Helping Kids” fundraising walk. This grassroots campaign teaches kids the value of giving back by raising funds to help other children in the community access programs that make a positive impact in their lives.

Little kids, BIG heroes
Participating children will don capes and march a designated route around their child care centre’s neighbourhood and finish off with snacks and activities, all while supporting a worthy cause!

Event Date: June 1, 2017 (rain date: June 8)

Prizes: Ask your child care centre if they are offering incentive prizes.

Start fundraising today!
Help your child gather pledges from friends and family during the weeks leading up to the event. Download the pledge form and start fundraising today. Completed pledge forms and funds raised are due on walk day, but will be accepted by child care centre staff at anytime prior to the event. Additional pledge forms are available at your child care centre or can be downloaded here.

You can also donate online by clicking the donate button below and selecting “Child Care Walk in support of Kids Helping Kids” in the drop down menu.

A Positive Impact
Proceeds of the YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg’s child care walk directly enable the YMCA-YWCA North Y Youth Centre to offer its services to children in need. A safe and welcoming place where kids can connect with one another, the North Y engages at-risk children and youth in positive activities that promote healthy living, foster social responsibility, and nurture potential. This wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of community members and donors like you.

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