Raised:
$10,990
55%Goal:
$20,000

Toronto St. Clair

Hosted by FCJ Refugee Centre

39Participants10Teams5Volunteers5Days Left

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.

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Teams
Participants

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

Jovana Blagovcanin

9

2,495.00

2

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

Diana Gallego

7

2,425.00

3

CERC Migration & Friends for FCJ Refugee Centre!

John Carlaw

5

1,275.00

4

Loly's Team

Loly Rico

2

1,240.00

5

FCJ - Primary Care Clinic

Elisa Ibarra

2

595.00

6

FRIDA

Carolina Teves

2

550.00

7

Team Aria for Fcj Refugee Centre

Melina Castro Caroprezo

2

375.00

8

FCJ Youth Network

Victoria Zea

2

210.00

9

Tsering

Tsering Lhamo

1

50.00

10

FCJ Housing Hub

Tamara Al-Kasey

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Jesse Klingler

22

1,805.00

2

Diana Gallego

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

21

1,530.00

3

Loly Rico

Loly's Team

7

1,150.00

4

Shadi Shahkhalili

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

8

1,050.00

5

John Carlaw

CERC Migration & Friends for FCJ Refugee Centre!

11

700.00

6

Edgar Valderrama Medina

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

6

695.00

7

Jovana Blagovcanin

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

10

565.00

8

Carolina Teves

FRIDA

8

540.00

9

Elisa Ibarra

FCJ - Primary Care Clinic

5

395.00

10

Reuben Scott

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

7

360.00

11

GRACE ESFORD

CERC Migration & Friends for FCJ Refugee Centre!

10

300.00

12

Michelle Nguyen

CERC Migration & Friends for FCJ Refugee Centre!

6

250.00

13

Nadine Nasir

Team Aria for Fcj Refugee Centre

4

225.00

14

Stefan JK

FCJ Youth Network

3

160.00

15

Heaven Tessfay

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

6

150.00

16

Chiara Rossi

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

2

120.00

17

Patti Menko

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

1

100.00

18

Leah DePodesta

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

1

100.00

19

Tijana Blagovcanin

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

1

100.00

20

Victoria Zea

FCJ Youth Network

1

50.00

21

Melina Castro Caroprezo

Team Aria for Fcj Refugee Centre

1

50.00

22

Cumhur Erdikili

Loly's Team

2

40.00

23

Melissa Kelly

CERC Migration & Friends for FCJ Refugee Centre!

1

25.00

24

Frida Vigil Teves

FRIDA

1

10.00

25

Ivett Rondon

26

Alexandra Garcia Hidalgo

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

27

Arturo Calleja

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

28

Tatiane Reis

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

29

Gabriela Beltran Gonzalez

30

Munera Semeralul

FCJ Refugee Protection Team

31

Natasha Rollings

32

Kanishka Basnayake

33

Tamara Al-Kasey

FCJ Housing Hub

34

Caitlin McKeever

FCJ - Primary Care Clinic

35

Stephanie Marroquin-Villagran

36

Tsering Lhamo

Tsering

37

Daniela Arroyo

Jov & CrewWalking with Uprooted People

About FCJ Refugee Centre

FCJ Refugee Centre serves refugees and others at risk due to their immigration status, and welcomes anyone asking for advice, counsel and support regarding their refugee or immigration claim process and integration into Canadian life. We also address systemic issues that newly arrived refugee claimants face in Canada including lack of resources, marginalization, and discrimination.


Ride for Refuge is a valuable opportunity to allow us to continue on this path. Our dedicated and motivated cycling and walking teams are ready to meet the challenge and raise funds to keep doing the important work we do.

Event Day Details

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

StartGoogle Map

443 Arlington Avenue

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!

Toronto St. Clair Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

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 Toronto St. Clair 2022

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

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