FAQ

When and where is the walk?

When: Saturday June 15th, 2024.

What time: Registration opens at 9:00 am and the walk will start at 11:00 am.

Event wraps up by 1:30 pm

Where: Start and end at Hope Mission:

Red Deer:
20 Kelloway Cres.
Red Deer, AB  T4P 2C4

How do I sign up to walk?

Click “Create a Team” or “Find Your Team” in the menu at the top of this page.

I’ve signed up! Now what?

We are so excited to walk with you! Keep an eye out for a confirmation email and updates about the event! Now it’s time to let your community involved! There is a link on your fundraising page that is shareable. Spread the word that you are walking through email, or on social media with #NCHWalk and join the conversation!

What do I bring with me on the day of the walk?

-Your Waiver form(s), completed and signed

-Donations collected and your pledge form!

-Walking shoes… and dress for the weather!

-A great attitude – you have helped make an impact in our city!

Are there rest stops along the routes?

Yes – there will be rest stops along the route, and Route Marshalls to help walkers navigate!

In Edmonton, our Rescue Vans will also be out along the way as well!

What is the role of a Team Captain?

Team Captains help make this event possible! They create, lead, recruit, and encourage their team to make a difference! If you are a Team Captain you will help keep your team organized and energized leading up to the walk, and be there to cheer on your team on June 15th!

Can my child participate?

Families are encouraged to walk together! Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All walkers have a waiver form to fill out, but anyone under the age of 18 must have a waiver form signed by a legal guardian.

How do I include cash or cheque pledges with my online total?

You can add these amounts to the total of your walk in the following steps:

1. Log in to your Canada Helps page

2. Go to “Fundraising Pages”

3. Click the “Edit” option to the right of the team name

4. That should open another window for the team pages with four options. Go to “Donations.”

5. There should be a button to “Add Offline Donation”, click this to open a pop-up donation form

6. It will ask for information, but input as best as possible. 

Bring any cash or cheque donations with you on the day of the walk!

Email us if you have any troubles at jared.jorstad@hopemission.com!

Are pledges considered a charitable donation?

Yes – online donations will be emailed a receipt. If donations are made by cash or cheque, please make sure the information is filled out on the pledge form in order to receive a tax receipt.

Why is my donation processed in Ontario?

Our processing system is based in Ontario, but rest assured that all pledges do go to help Hope Mission provide care in Alberta

Who should cheques be made out to?

Hope Mission

Can I bring my pet?

Pets are not permitted to attend. We just don’t want to risk anyone (pets and people alike) being in a situation where they are stressed or uncomfortable. We ask that you leave family pets at home.

Service animals are approved for the No Child Hungry Walk.

How do I sign up to help?

Do you want to be involved, and help make this event a success for our walkers? Signup to volunteer! There are roles for volunteers to be out with walker, or inside and warm! Apply here!

My question wasn’t answered, who can I contact?

Your best method is to email us at NCHWalk@hopemission.com . You can also contact your local volunteer coordinator.

Red Deer, call 587-819-0015