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Sanctioned Event
This event is sanctioned by the Canadian Volkssport Federation (CVF), a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV) and is eligible for the IVV achievement award program.

 


CHARITIES AND CAUSES BENEFITING FROM THE WALK

Since the first Great Lake Walk in 2002, our participants have raised over $483,000.00 for the following charities and causes:


Check out the Charities who benifited in 2007
2008 Charities are marked *

10TH JUAN DE FUCA VENTURERS
3RD JUAN DE FUCA VENTURERS
3RD QUAMICHAN SCOUTS
4 R'S TUTORING SOCIETY
ABREAST OF LIFE DRAGON BOAT TEAM, C.V.I.S
ACADIA ROAD COMBINED DAYCARE SOCIETY
AFRICAN CANADIAN CONTINUING EDUCATION SOCIETY
* ALBERNI VALLEY MUSEUM-Port Alberni
* ALS SOCIETY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
* ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF B. C.
ANDREW PREISWERCK SUPPORT
ANGEL FUND (SPIRTUALIST CHURCH OF HEALING LIGHT)
ANIMAL RECOVERY CENTRE DUNCAN
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF BC
ART GALLERY OF GREATER VICTORIA
ARTHRITIS SOCIETY, BC AND YUKON DIVISION
BAMFIELD COMMUNITY KITTY
BARB MEYER MEMORIAL FUND
B.C. BORDER COLLIE RESCUE
BC CANCER FOUNDATION (BC CANCER AGENCY)
BC CANCER SOCIETY
FOUNDATION (BC CANCER AGENCY)
BC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION (BC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL)
* BC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL- in memory of Trevor J Green
* BC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL- Spinal Cord Research Lab
BC FIREFIGHTERS
BC GUIDE DOG SERVICES
BC LIONS SOCIETY
BC LUNG ASSOCIATION
BC LUPUS SOCIETY
BC SPCA CAMPBELL RIVER BRANCH
BC SPCA COQUITLAM BRANCH (IN MEMORY OF DOG MAVERICK)
BC SPCA COWICHAN DISTRICT, NANAIMO, VICTORIA BRANCHES
BC TRANSPLANT SOCIETY
BC WILDLIFE FEDERATION
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CANADA
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE COWICHAN VALLEY
* BIRTHRIGHT OF CAMPBELL RIVER
BOYS GIRLS CLUB OF LADYSMITH
BOYS GIRLS CLUB OF NANAIMO
BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION
BRAIN RESEARCH
BREAST CANCER SOCIETY OF CANADA
* BURN UNIT
CAMOSUN COLLEGE
CAMPBELL RIVER SEARCH AND RESCUE
* CAMP IMEDENE
CANADIAN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION
CANADIAN BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION BC/YUKON
* CANADIAN BREAST CANCER - In memory of Elaine Challborn
CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY
* CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY-BC Yukon
CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY COPS FOR CANCER TOUR DE ROCK
CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH
CANADIAN CATHOLIC ORGANIZATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PEACE
CANADIAN CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION
* CANADIAN CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION - Victoria Chapter
* CANADIAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
CANADIAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION - Victoria
CANADIAN LIVER FOUNDATION
CANADIAN MELANOMA FOUNDATION
CANADIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND
* CANADIAN RED CROSS
CANADIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY
CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDE (MPS) RELATED DISEASES
CANCER CLINIC NANAIMO
CANCER CLINIC VICTORIA
CANCER-DIABETES-HEART & STROKE CHILDREN’S
CANCER-RUN FOR THE CURE
CANUCK PLACE
CANUCK PLACE CHILDREN’S HOSPICECANUCK PLACE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE
CENTRAL SAANICH SKATE PARK
CHEMAINUS HARVEST HOUSE SOCIETY
CHEMAINUS HOSPITAL
CHEMAINUS UNITED CHURCH
CHESTERFIELD SPORTS SOCIETY
CH-I-L-D FOUNDATION (CROHNS FOR CHILDREN)
CHILDFIND BC
CHILDRENS DEAF CAMP HORNBY ISLAND
* CHILDRENS HOSPITAL VANCOUVER
CHILDRENS HUNGER FUND CANADA
CHILDRENS MIRACLE NETWORK
CHRISTIAN CHILDRENS FUND
CINIBAR VALLEY ELEMENTARY PAC GARDENING COMMITTEE
CNIB
CNIB VISION HOPE
COLORECTAL CANCER ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
COMMUNITY LIVING- VICTORIA FOUNDATION
COMOX VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL TUITION ASSISTANCE
COMOX VALLEY HOSPICE SOCIETY
CONGREGATION EMMANUEL SYNAGOGUE BUILDING
COPS FOR CANCER
* COPS FOR CANCER - Cst. Erin Wagg
* COVENANT HOUSE VANCOUVER
COWICHAN CAT RESCUE
COWICHAN COMMUNITY KITCHENS
COWICHAN COMMUNITY LAND TRUST SOCIETY
COWICHAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION - Mamogram
* COWICHAN FAMILY LIFE ASSOCIATION
* COWICHAN LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - VISITOR CENTRE COWICHAN LAKE FOOD BANK
COWICHAN LAKE LEISURE POOL SOCIETY
* COWICHAN SENIOR CARE FOUNDATION
* COWICHAN SPORTPLEX
* COWICHAN THERAPEUTIC RIDING ASSOCIATION
COWICHAN TRIBES
COWICHAN VALLEY ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING
COWICHAN VALLEY CARETAKERS SUPPORT SOCIETY
COWICHAN VALLEY FAMILY CAREGIVERS
COWICHAN VALLEY FOOD BANK
COWICHAN VALLEY HOSPICE SOCIETY
COWICHAN VALLEY MS SUPPORT GROUP
COWICHAN WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENCE SOCIETY
CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTRE OF VICTORIA
CROFTON SEAWALK PROJECT
CROHNS COLITIS FOUNDATION OF CANADA
CROSSROADS HOSPICE SOCIETY
* CVACL - Clements Centre
CYSTIC FIBROSIS SOCIETY
* CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRUST - Families living with cystic Fibrosis
CYSTIC FIBROSIS- VICTORIA CHAPTER
DAVID LEWIS FOUNDATION
* DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION
DELTA SPECIAL OLYMPICS
DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE
* DIABETIS
DOWNS SYNDROME OF CANADA
DRAGON BOATS (CAMPBELL RIVER)
DRAGON DIVAS (COWICHAN VALLEY BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS)
DUNCAN SPCA
DUNCAN SPORTSPLEX
DYSTONIA MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATON (CANADA)
E DIVISION RCMP MEMBERS MEMORIAL SOCIETY
EASTER SEALS
ELAN MCGINN (CANCER TREATMENT)
ELKS
* FAMILY CAREGIVER NETWORK
FIREFIGHTERS BURN FUND VICTORIA, BC
FIRST OPEN HEART SURGERY
FOR THE LOVE OF AFRICA SOCIETY
FRIENDS OF HOLLAND CREEK
FRIENDS OF SANDRINGHAM
* FRIENDS OF SIERRA LEONE
GIRL GUIDES - GLANFORD, GLEN OAK DISTRICT
GRACE HOUSE (POWELL RIVER REGION TRANSITION HOUSE SOCIETY)
* GRAND PRAIRIE CANCER SOCIETY
GREATER VANCOUVER FOOD BANK SOCIETY
GREATER VICTORIA ANIMALS' CRUSADERS
GREATER VICTORIA DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY
GREATER VICTORIA HOSPITALS - SPECIAL CARE NURSERY
GREATER VICTORIA HOSPITALS FOUNDATION
GROWING TOGETHER
HAVEN HOUSE FOUNDATION
HEALTHIEST BABIES POSSIBLE
* HEART STROKE FOUNDATION OF B.C. AND YUKON
HELP FILL A DREAM FOUNDATION OF CANADA
HELP NEPAL NETWORK
HEMSTREET FAMILY, NANAIMO
HIIYE'YU LELUM (HOUSE OF FRIENDSHIP) SOCIETY
HILL HOUSE (TRANSITION HOUSE)
HORNBY ISLAND DEAF CAMP
HOSPICE SOCIETY
HUNTINGTON CHAPTER-SVI
HUNTINGTON SOCIETY OF CANADA
JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION
JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION CANADA
JUVENILE LEUKEMIA
KAMLOOPS CHILDREN'S THERAPY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE
KATRINA RELIEF FUND
KENNY HAMILTON TRUST FUND
KIDNEY ASSOC- VI
KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF CANADA
* KIDNEY FOUNDATION - Baby Jacob Foundation
* KIDSPORT KIWANIS CLUB
LADY MINTO HOSPITAL (SALTSPRING ISLAND)
LADY OF THE LAKE SOCIETY (COWICHAN LAKE)
LAKE AUXILLIARY TO COWICHAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
LAKE COWICHAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CHRISTMAS HAMPERS
* LAKE COWICHAN FOOD BANK
LASQUETI LAST RESORT SOCIETY
* LEUKIEMIA
LIONS CLUB - CAMP SHAWNIGAN
LIONS CLUB - DUNCAN
LIONS CLUB - LAKE COWICHAN
LITERACY NANAIMO
LOAVES AND FISHES COMMUNITY FOOD BANK
LONG BEACH PASTORAL CHARGE
LUCY CHILD MEMORIAL, CHILD AND YOUTH CARE SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY
MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION OF CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA YUKON CHAPTER
MALASPINA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION
* MAMI -AMMI Lacombe Canada MAMI - Orphan Children of North Sri Lanka
MARY MANNING CENTRE
MAXWELL SCHOOL
MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE SUPPORTIVE CARE SERVICES
MERCY LEAGUE
METCHOSIN CO-OP PRESCHOOL
MIKE GRAVELLE TRUST FUND
MILL BAY FOOD BANK
MIND FOUNDATION (BC SCHIZOPHRENIA SOCIETY)
MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVERS (MADD)
MOUNT PREVOST SCHOOL BAND (DUNCAN)
MS SOCIETY
* MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY OF CANADA
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY CANADA
MYRA CANYON TRESTLE RESTORATION SOCIETY
NANAIMO AREA LAND TRUST
NANAIMO CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
NANAIMO DISTRICT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
NANAIMO FERAL CAT RESCUE
NANAIMO FOOD BANK
NANAIMO NON VIOLENT
NANAIMO TIMBERMEN GIRLS TEAM
NANAIMO YOUTH SERVICES ASSOCIATION
NEIGHBOURER CHURCH
NIAGARA PENINSULA CHILDRENS CHARITY
* NICK HAMILTON RECOVERY FUND
NORM HEMSTREET TRUST FUND
NORTH ISLAND FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS
NORTH ISLAND WILDLFE RECOVERY CENTRE
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
OPERATION TRACK SHOES
OSTEOPOROSIS SOCIETY OF CANADA
OXFAM CANADA
* PALLIATIVE CARE - NANAIMA
PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT, REGINA
* PARKINSON SOCIETY CANADA
PNINA BENJAYMINI (CANCER FUND)
PRECIOUS JEWELS
PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF CANADA
PROVIDENCE FARM
PROVINCIAL EMPLOYEES COMMUNITY SERVICE FUND
PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE TRAINING SOCIETY
* QUEEN ALEXANDRA CENTRE FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH
RICK WILKINSON (ALS)
ROCK SOLID FOUNDATION
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE, VANCOUVER
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL: POLIOPLUS
ROYAL BC MUSEUM
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION 171
RUDY RICK
SALVATION ARMY
SALVATION ARMY-POWELL RIVER
SAMMY JONES
SANTAS ANONYMOUS
SEAN MARLOWE'S "RED RACER" JOGGING STOLLER PROJECT
* SEAN MARLOWE
SHEKINAH HOMES SOCIETY
SIDS (SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME)
SINGLE PARENT RESOURCE
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
SOOKE FOOD BANK
SOOKE HOSPICE
SOUTH VANCOUVER ISLAND HUNTINGTONS CHAPTER
SPCA
* ST. AIDAN ON-THE-HILL CHURCH, UCLUELET
ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
ST. PETER'S ANGLICAN CHURCH ROOF FUND
* STEVEN LEWIS FOUNDATION-ZIMBABWE PROJECT
* TERRY FOX FOUNDATION
THE STEPHEN LEWIS FOUNDATION - ZIMBABWE PROJECTS
THE STEPHEN LEWIS FOUNDATION FOR AIDS
TLC THE LAND CONSERVANCY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
TOPS #445 LADYSMITH
* TOUR DE ROCK
TRILLIUM LODGE BUS FUND
UNICEF
UNION BAY ALARM FUND
UNION GOSPEL MISSION
UNITED WAY
VANCOUVER AQU MAMMAL RESCUE
VANCOUVER FIRE FIGHTERS' CHARITABLE SOCIETY
VANCOUVER FOOD BANK
VANCOUVER ISLAND CANCER HOUSE (VICTORIA)
VANCOUVER ISLAND HAVEN SOCIETY
VANCOUVER ISLAND HEAD INJURY SOCIETY
VANCOUVER ISLAND HEALTH RESEARCH CENTRE
VANCOUVER ISLAND HOUSING ASSOCIATION FOR THE PHYSICALLY DISABLED
VANCOUVER ISLAND KIDNEY PATIENTS' ASSOCIATION
VANCOUVER ISLAND MS CLINIC
VARIETY CLUB OF BC
VGH UBC HOSPITAL FOUNDATION (FOR NITOBE MEMORIAL GARDEN)
VI HEAD INJURY SOCIETY
VICTORIA BURN UNIT
VICTORIA COOL AID SOCIETY
VICTORIA EPILEPSY PARKINSON'S CENTRE
VICTORIA HOSPICE PALLATIVE CARE FOUNDATION
VICTORIA HOSPICE SOCIETY
VICTORIA SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY
VICTORIA SINGLE PERSONS RESIDENCE CENTRE
VICTORIA WOMEN'S SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE
VICTORIA WOMEN'S TRANSITION HOUSE
WAR AMPS
WILD ANIMAL REHABILITATION CENTRE
WILDERNESS WATCH LAKE COWICHAN
WILLIS POINT PLAYGROUND
* WIN - WOMEN IN NEED WORLD VISION
Y.A.N.A. (YOU ARE NOT ALONE)
YOGA OUTREACH
YOUBOU TIMBERLESS SOCIETY
YOUTH TO MEXICO (PARKSVILLE FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH)

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