In our busy lives, it's easy to feel disconnected, but there
are fun and satisfying ways to bring your family together, while supporting your community.
The Healing Cycle Ride, is in its 8th year. After raising $1,000,000 to open
The Healing Cycle Foundation Palliative Care Unit at Credit Valley Hospital, the Foundation's scope broadened to support hospice
palliative care throughout Ontario. 100% of ride pledges continue to go directly to palliative care services and programs
The Healing Cycle's Kids4Kids
team allows kids to raise funds in support of children and their families as they face the challenge of a life-limiting illness.
All money raised by the Kids4Kids team will support Emily's House - a community-based hospice being built in Toronto this
fall. The paediatric hospice is the first of its kind in Toronto and only one of 6 in Canada. The centre is a 10 bed, family-centred
hospice offering respite and palliative care in a safe, secure and
Emily's House is named in honour of Emily Yeskoo who is one of the courageous young people battling
a life-limiting illness. She represents hundreds of children and their families in Canada.
Join us Sunday June 24th. The start and finish line as well as the Celebratory
Barbeque (free to all riders) will be at GlaxoSmithKline, 7333 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, with several route
distances available. There will be special guests and activities for the kids.
In addition to the funds raised by the Kids4Kids Team at the Healing Cycle Ride, the
Kids4Kids Team is encouraging everyone to drop off all their pennies at the Healing Cycle Ride on June 24th. The children
will roll the pennies and forward the money to Emily's House.