The Hazel McCallion Walk for Health
The Hazel McCallion Walk for HealthThe Hazel McCallion Walk for Health
Event Details

LOCATION AND PARKING

Beginning and ending at Port Credit Memorial Park, the Hazel McCallion Walk for Health has something for everyone! Choose from the leisurely 2 km stroll that’s perfect for families with young children, or opt for the scenic 5 km route along the waterfront trail.

After you walk, celebrate with a barbeque lunch provided by Cardinal Meats, pizza provided by Pizza Pizza, inflatable bouncers, balloon animals, a colouring contest, live music and more!

Your fundraising dollars will go toward building Canada’s largest hospital, the future home of The Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital. When the hospital is built, it will give our community a new, best-in-class facility with over 950 beds, more surgical capacity and one of the largest emergency departments in Ontario to care for our growing community.

Map to Port Credit Memorial Park Event Date: Sunday, June 4, 2023

Location: Port Credit Memorial Park
20 Lakeshore Road East, Port Credit, Mississauga, Ontario
Google Map

Event Schedule:
*5 km Walk: 10 a.m.
*2 km Walk: 10:30 a.m.

*Walk start times may vary. TBC closer to event day.

Breakfast: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast, generously donated by Longo Family Foundation.

Family Fun Festival: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Enjoy a complimentary barbeque lunch, generously provided by Cardinal Meats, and pizza, generously provided by Pizza Pizza.

 

REGISTRATION AND FUNDRAISING GOALS

Register as an individual or participate with a group of family/friends in the Family Team Challenge or participate with a group of colleagues in our Corporate Team Challenge. If you’re an employee of Trillium Health Partners, register in the 1THP Staff Team Challenge and raise funds for your own department, another health care need such as capital equipment, or help build the future home of The Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital.

1If THP funds are not spent by the Hospital and disbursed by the Foundation within three years of event day, the funds will be allocated to the highest priority needs of the Hospital.

While registration is FREE, there are minimum fundraising requirements to allow you to participate in making this fundraising event a success.

Individual Registration Family and Friends Team Registration Corporate Team Registration THP Staff Team Registration (2-9) THP Staff Team Registration (10+)

If you don’t meet the above fundraising requirements on or before event date, you won’t be able to participate. Please note, you can make a donation for yourself and receive a tax receipt and participate in the event.

THP staff team captains should sign up using their THP email but are welcome to add friends and family to their roster.

Registration for babies/toddlers in strollers is free and no fundraising requirements are necessary to include these young ones but perks reserved for fundraising participants won’t apply.

Here are some perks to thank you for raising much needed funds for Trillium Health Partners:

*Team participants will receive a t-shirt that they can personalize by adding their team name to the back!

Swag bag, T-shirt, and wristband pickup is available at the following locations, dates and times:

12:00pm - 7:00pm
Trillium Health Partners Foundation Office
89 Queensway W Suite 800, Mississauga, ON L5B 2V2

12:00pm - 7:00pm
Trillium Health Partners Foundation Office
89 Queensway W Suite 800, Mississauga, ON L5B 2V2

12:00pm - 7:00pm
Mississauga Hospital, Cafeteria
100 Queensway W, Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8

12:00pm - 7:00pm
Credit Valley Hospital, Atrium
2200 Eglinton Ave W, Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1

→ Note to team registrants: swag bags, team T-shirts, and wristbands must all be picked up by the Team Captain.

The last day to register for a team t-shirt is May 16, 2023.

The fundraising minimum must be raised by May 29th, 12am to participate and receive your swag bag, T-shirt and wristband.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Event Day FAQs


The Hazel McCallion Walk for Health is a 2 km and 5 km fundraising walk hosted by Trillium Health Partners Foundation (THPF) to support the development of the future home of The Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital. The event features a family-friendly festival following the walk, where participants can celebrate with a barbeque lunch, activities and live entertainment.

The Hazel McCallion Walk for Health will take place on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at Port Credit Memorial Park, located at 20 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, Ontario. VIEW MAP

The event begins and ends at Port Credit Memorial Park - 20 Lakeshore Road East, Port Credit, Mississauga, Ontario.

Parking is very limited at the park so please plan ahead and consider taking transit.

Parking is extremely limited and fills up quickly. The closest parking options are at:
  • Port Credit Arena
  • 18 Stavebank Road South
  • 3 Elmwood Avenue North
  • 42 Port Street
  • 80 Port Street
  • 53 Lake Street
  • 57 Lake Street
We encourage you to consider public transit or carpool if possible and there will be volunteers available to guide traffic.

Go Train: Closest stop to the Walk is the Port Credit Go Station. Visit the Go Transit website for more details.

Mississauga Transit: Mississauga Transit runs along Lakeshore Road East and Hurontario Street. Visit the Mississauga Transit website for more details.

Dogs are welcome to join as long as they are on a leash.

Of course! Volunteer support is appreciated. If you're interested in helping out at the Walk, please register by May 5, 2023.

Portable restrooms will be available at Port Credit Memorial Park. There will be a water station and restrooms at Hiawatha Park for 5 km walkers. Handwashing and hand sanitizing stations will be available at Port Credit Memorial Park.

  • Along the 2 km and 5 km walk route, there will be Volunteers and Route Marshals available to assist you
  • Portable restrooms will be available at Port Credit Memorial Park. There will also be restrooms at Hiawatha Park for 5 km walkers.
  • First aid will be available at Port Credit Memorial Park
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available throughout Port Credit Memorial Park and at the turnaround point on the 5 km walk route
  • Water and snacks will be available at Port Credit Memorial Park and stations will be situated at the turnaround point on the 5 km walk route
  • All children 12 years of age and under should be accompanied by an adult
  • Children in strollers are free; however, as they are not registered participants, they will not receive a swag bag, T-shirt, festivities wristband or a participation ribbon
  • Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash at all times

Pledges and pledge forms (if not collected online), comfortable walking clothes, hats and footwear, sunscreen, water bottles (water stations will be available at Port Credit Memorial Park and on the 5 km walk route), a blanket to make yourself comfortable for the event festivities and entertainment.

Note: The Hazel McCallion Walk for Health is rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.

For safety reasons, no rollerblades, scooters, skateboards, bikes, unicycles or motorized vehicles are permitted on the walk routes. Baby strollers and runners are welcome.

Event Registration FAQs


Register online by clicking on the REGISTER NOW button on this page.

Registration for this event is FREE, however, fundraising requirements apply to allow you to participate in helping us raise money for Trillium Health Partners as follows:
Registration Category Fee + Fundraising Requirement Participant T-Shirt Colour
Individual FREE Registration + minimum $125 raised Light Blue
Family & Friends Team (5 - 10 members) FREE Registration + minimum $1,500 raised Light Green
Corporate Team (10 - 20 members) FREE Registration + minimum $3,000 raised Navy Blue
THP Staff Team (up to 9 members) FREE Registration + minimum $1,125 raised Teal Blue
THP Staff Team (10 - 20 members) FREE Registration + minimum $2,500 raised Teal Blue

If you don’t meet the above fundraising requirements on or before event date, you won’t be able to participate. Please note, you can make a donation for yourself and receive a tax receipt and participate in the event.

THP staff team captains should sign up using their THP email and can add friends and family to their roster.

Here are some perks to thank you for raising much needed funds for Trillium Health Partners:
  • Swag Bag
  • Free event T-shirt*
  • Participant ribbon
  • A wristband that gives you access to breakfast, the post-walk Family Fun Festival and a barbeque lunch
  • Access to rest stations along the walk route with free water and healthy snacks
  • A chance to win fabulous fundraising prizes
  • Post-walk Family Fun Festival!

*Team participants will receive a t-shirt that they can personalize by adding their team name to the back!

Swag bag, T-shirt, and wristband pickup is available at the following locations, dates and times:

Monday May 29, 2023
12:00pm 7:00pm
Trillium Health Partners Foundation Office
89 Queensway W Suite 800, Mississauga, ON L5B 2V2

Tuesday May 30, 2023
12:00pm 7:00pm
Trillium Health Partners Foundation Office
89 Queensway W Suite 800, Mississauga, ON L5B 2V2

Wednesday May 31, 2023
12:00pm 7:00pm
Mississauga Hospital, Cafeteria
100 Queensway W, Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8

Thursday June 1, 2023
12:00pm 7:00pm
Credit Valley Hospital, Atrium
2200 Eglinton Ave W, Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1

*Note to team registrants: swag bags, team T-shirts, and wristbands must all be picked up by the Team Captain.

Children in strollers are free, however, since they are not registered participants they will not be eligible to receive a swag bag, T-shirt, festivities wristband or finisher ribbon.

Yes, your team can be a mix of family, friends, and colleagues! They will need to register in order to join your team.

Yes, each team category has a minimum and maximum team size, as per below:

Registration Category:
Family & Friends Team: 5 - 10 members
Corporate Team: 10 - 20 members
THP Staff Team: up to 9 members
THP Staff Team: 10 - 20 members

Yes. Family and friends can join THP staff teams as long as the Team Captain is a current THP employee with a valid THP email address.

If you are using our online registration, you can register your team or family all at once. If you are registering in person, due to the waiver, the registration needs to be filled out separately for each individual.

Team Registration closes at 12:00am on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 in order to accommodate ordering team T-shirts.

Individual Registration will close at 12:00am on Friday, June 2, 2022, unless sold out prior to the event. Please note, space for the Walk is limited!

Event Fundraising/Promotional FAQs


Online registration and fundraising is easy! Just click here to begin! A confirmation will be emailed to you once you complete the registration process. Once you've registered, all you have to do is login to the DASHBOARD using your username and password and begin raising pledges online.

The fundraising minimum must be raised by May 29th, 12am to participate and receive your swag bag, T-shirt and wristband. You may continue to fundraise till Walk Day.

Yes, offline donations can be added to online donations. Offline donations are to be submitted to Trillium Health Partners Foundation, 89 Queensway West, Suite 800, Mississauga, ON, L5B 2V2. Processing donations will take at least five business days. Tax receipts will be issued and delivered via Canada Post.

To sponsor a participant, visit this link. You can search for a participant by first and last name or you can sponsor a team. When you pledge online, you will receive an instant electronic tax receipt.

The Hazel McCallion Walk for Health is a charitable fundraising event in support of our community hospital, Trillium Health Partners. In order to help us reach our fundraising goals, we ask that all participants commit to raising a certain minimum. We have some great fundraising tips on our website that can help!

The total fundraising goal is collective for the entire team and not each individual.

Yes! We encourage our participants to fundraise as much as possible to win great fundraising prizes. Prizes will be awarded to the Top Team and Individual Fundraisers, and each Team Captain will be entered into a draw to win a fabulous prize! Prize winners will be contacted within 10 business days following the event.

Certainly, your support is very much appreciated! You can donate online by clicking here.

The funds raised for the event will support the future home of The Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital but *THP staff can fundraise for their own department or another one of THP’s hospital sites, if they wish. Priority will go toward supporting equipment on the capital equipment list.

*If THP funds are not spent by the Hospital and disbursed by the Foundation within three years of event day, the funds will be allocated the area of greatest need.

When you pledge online, you will receive an instant electronic tax receipt. Official tax receipts will be issued for donations of $25 or more.

Because teams can be a mix of family and friends, we require all members to register in order to receive T-shirts, swag bags and access to the family fun festival. A reminder that your team’s fundraising goal is collective for the entire team and not each individual - so there’s no onus on the children to feel obligated to fundraise.

Paid advertising in the community and emails from the Foundation, encouraging sign-ups.

General THP FAQs


THP has three main hospital sites: Mississauga Hospital (the future home of The Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital), Credit Valley Hospital and Queensway Health Centre (the future home of The Gilgan Family Queensway Health Centre).

Over 1.7 million visits

120,000 visits

Over 208,000 visits, more than the University Ave. hospitals combined.

Over 56,500 annually

Over 8,100 annually, and the largest in Ontario.

Over 12,000 and is the largest employer in Mississauga.

1,397, which is #1 in Ontario.

We serve the 2.2 million people in Mississauga, Peel Region and West Toronto. By 2041, the community will grow by about 1 million new residents, with big increases in young people under 18 and seniors over 65. What's more, we welcome an average of 18,000 newcomers each year.

THP's catchment area is one of the most diverse communities in the world with more than 55 nationalities and over 130 languages represented.

No hospital in the province will experience more demand for services in the next 20 years. Community support ensures patients have access to exceptional health care including regional programs for specialties such as cancer care, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, stroke, geriatrics, palliative, renal, diabetes, genetics, thoracic, vascular and women's and children's.
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