Charity Partners

We are thrilled to be partnering with the following charities for the 2022 Oakville Half Marathon Charity Challenge!

Autism Speaks Canada is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families by supporting and working with community partners; enhancing resources and services; increasing understanding, acceptance and inclusion of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

CAMPFIRE CIRCLE is a privately funded charity that brings laughter and joy to kids and families affected by childhood cancer. Year-round community, in-hospital and overnight camp programs deliver fun, friendship and a sense of community at any stage of a childhood cancer journey.

CAMPFIRE CIRCLE (formerly Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium) is there for 1,500+ kids affected by childhood cancer and their families each year.

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation (CDHF) provides expert advice and compassionate support to the millions of Canadians who suffer from digestive disorders.  As the charitable foundation of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG), CDHF is uniquely positioned to empower Canadians with evidence-based information, educational resources and real-life patient stories, so they can take charge of their digestive health.

Home Suite Hope is a non-profit organization that supports low-income single parent families. With a wraparound approach, our programs aim to unite a network of vital support services for single parents & their children which support them on their journey from poverty to stability. Home Suite Hope proudly offers 5 programs: Stabilizing First Halton, Homeward Bound Halton, Homeward Bound Halton Youth, Life Skills Workshops,  & One-on-One Life Skills Training.

Kay Blair Hospice is a not-for-profit organization with charitable status. Our goal is to build a 12-bed Hospice Residence to serve the Brampton and surrounding community. Every individual deserves to die with dignity. We naturally celebrate our birth. Kay Blair Hospice will also help individuals to honour and celebrate the end of their life with grace and dignity. Chosen family and friends will be supported in their bereavement.

Lymphoma Canada works to empower patients and the lymphoma community through education, support, advocacy, and research. We are Canada’s only national organization focused entirely on lymphoma.

Our Mission: With the support of its volunteers, OMOW enables independent living by providing equitable access to nutritious meals and opportunities for social interaction while ensuring physical and emotional well-being.

Our Vision: Everyone, regardless of age, ability, health, income or living circumstances, lives in an inclusive community where they are well-nourished, safe and connected and are able to live independently with dignity.

The mission of Oakville Hospital Foundation is to connect generosity to world-class community healthcare at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Guided by our values of gratitude, accountability and respect, we are committed to ensuring our hospital has the resources it needs to provide medical care to patients close to home. OTMH patients are at the center of all we do. We know the demand for quality care close to home will only continue to grow along with our vibrant community.

We believe fighting for the health and well-being of children is one of the most powerful ways to improve society. We need to expand our reach, to extend our excellent standards of care to more children around the world. We need to elevate our research – it’s our best weapon in the fight against disease and congenital childhood conditions. And we must enrich the compassionate care we believe fosters the lifelong well-being of children and their families. Our vision is simple: Healthier Children. A Better World. ™

The YMCA of Oakville is more than a place, we are a cause. From exercise to education, volleyball to volunteerism, or preschool to preventative health, the YMCA doesn’t just strengthen bodies—the YMCA strengthens community.