Join the Timmins Area as we walk virtually for Huntington disease (HD) this May alongside Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) chapters and participants Nationwide
Our collective efforts will help to raise funds and awareness for HD not only in Timmins, but all across Canada. Together we can make a difference!
How to Participate
1. REGISTER: Click the register button to sign up for the Timmins Walk.
2. SET UP YOUR FUNDRAISING PAGE: Once registered, set up your personal fundraising page. Enter your fundraising goal, personalize your fundraising message and add photos and videos.
3. ASK FOR DONATIONS: Use your fundraising page to ask for donations. Check out these tips on how to raise $1,000 in a week here.
4. BUY A T-SHIRT: National Walk t-shirts are available for purchase at https://huntingtonsociety.sellfy.store/
5. WALK: Throughout May, walk, run or roll in your own neighbourhood on a trail of your choosing. There are great places to walk and run around Timmins such as Hersey Lake, Gillies Lake, Participark, Terry Fox Trail, Scout Rock, Rotary Trail and Golden Springs, or your neighbourhood. Track any and all kilometers you walk throughout May to help us reach our 4000km goal!
6. TRACK YOUR KILOMETERS: Click on "Walk/Run for HD" in the back end of your fundraising page. Link your Strava account to your fundraising page for your kilometers to automatically be tracked, OR input your kilometers manually on your personal fundraising page. Once inputted, you may qualify for a distance prize and you'll be able to see our collective kilometers rising on the right hand side of the National page.
7. SHARE: Please share photos of yourself participating in the National Virtual Walk on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtags #HuntingtonHeroes and #HuntingtonHeroesTimmins and upload your photos to your personal fundraising page. We also have tons of fun things to download such as signs and frames that can be added to photos and shared on social media.
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