Raised:
$205
1%Goal:
$20,000

Kitchener Central Frederick

Hosted by Social Development Centre Waterloo Re...

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What moves you? Join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly bike + walk fundraiser supporting local charities who help people seeking refuge from danger, hardship, and abuse.

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 1, 2022!

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23 Water St N, Kitchener, ON Canada N2H 5A4


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23 Water St N, Kitchener, ON Canada N2H 5A4

Schedule

  • 3:00 pm: Meet Check-in opens
  • 4:00 pm: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 5:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Mosey Go Home!

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Check-in

  • All participants will check-in personally at the event on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
  • T-shirts! Fundraising participants who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a RIDE shirt as a thank you on Event Day, while supplies last.
  • There is no registration fee to participate in the Ride for Refuge, but most participants raise $250-300 or more in support of their charity.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Can't join us on event day? If you have a conflict, we hope you'll join us by fundraising and walking on your own.

Waivers

All participants should register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

Route Details

  • Route Distances: We have great routes where you can walk 2.5 or 5 km or bike 10 or 20 km.
  • Rest Stops: There will be one rest stop on each route with yummy snacks and drinks.
  • Signage: Routes will be well-signed with our bold orange RIDE signs.
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and support vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • 12 and under participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Your bike and helmet or walking shoes
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • Warm layers with moisture-repelling clothing. Early October weather can be cool, with rain and wind. The weather might also be gorgeous and sunny. So be sure to keep your eye on the forecast.
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for!

Kitchener Central Frederick Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >

Teams
Participants

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

it takes a village

Kathie Must

1

205.00

2

Union Sustainable Development Cooperative (SDC)

Ray Gormley

1

3

Tiny Home Takeout

Tony Stortz

1

4

Social Development Supporters

Nathan Pike

1

5

The Walking Deb

Debra Brown

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Kathie Must

it takes a village

5

205.00

2

Ray Gormley

Union Sustainable Development Cooperative (SDC)

3

Myron Steinman

4

Tony Stortz

Tiny Home Takeout

5

Nathan Pike

Social Development Supporters

6

Debra Brown

The Walking Deb

7

Heather Bigelow

About Social Development Centre Waterloo Re...

Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region is a community development organization that cultivates community knowledge, facilitates research and policy rooted in lived experience, and advances social justice.


Our core value is "nothing about us without us", that lived experience should be the basis for policy and that grassroots, community-based solutions are the foundation of social justice.


Our work includes


-Lived Experience Working Group on Housing, advising housing policy to address challenges of people experiencing marginalization.

-Eviction Prevention program, keeping people housed. with a focus on 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC, immigrants, refugees & low-income renter households

-Civic Hub, a collaborative space, where grassroots innovation and advocacy is anchored, and ideas incubated into action ( incl. A Better Tent City, Black Lives Matter, Land Back Camp)

-Strong Neighbourhoods initiatives that bridge between different worldviews, abilities and socio-economic status (Festival of Neighbourhoods)

2021 RIDE Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite photos from RIDE 2021 nationwide - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

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Contact Us


RIDE Kitchener Central Frederick 2022

The RIDE Team Participant & Donor Services
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email kitchenercentralfrederick@rideforrefuge.org

Got questions about the Ride for Refuge?
info@rideforrefuge.org | 1.877.743.3413