Pierre Thériault is the founder and executive producer of Make-A-Wish Québec’s largest annual fundraiser, the 48-HOUR RIDE. Teams must raise at least $3,600 in order to participate in the 48-hour event, where participants take turns cycling around a track. Each year, more than 250 teams, 1,500 cyclists and 450 volunteers experience the excitement of this event. Since its inception in 2007, $11 million has been raised through the 48-HOUR RIDE. Pierre recently shared with us how this event came to be and what contributes to its success each year.
Nine years of fan and partner generosity exceeds $690,000
Nearly $90,000 Raised for Make-A-Wish® During 2017 Race Event
TORONTO (JUNE 13, 2018) – In addition to Honda Canada Inc.’s title sponsorship extension, Honda Indy Toronto along with its owners and operators, Green Savoree Racing Promotions, is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with the Ontario Honda Dealers Association to support Fan Friday and the race event at Exhibition Place through 2020.
June 26, 2018 TORONTO — Listen up, rugby fans! The Toronto Wolfpack will proudly host Make-A-Wish® Game Day on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Lamport Stadium in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada.
WWE® Superstar John Cena; Johnny Depp; and Steve Harvey encourage others to harness their collective muscle to make wishes come true
Go RVing Canada, the Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC), the RVDA of Canada, and Make-A-Wish® Canada will once again partner to host Canadian RVing and Camping Week, from May 22-27, 2018. The week will be a joint celebration of RVing and camping in Canada, while also creating awareness, and gathering charitable donations for children with life threatening illnesses through Make-A-Wish Canada.
Make-A-Wish now officially the largest wish-granting organization
Stavros is one of more than 200 wish kids who have attended the Super Bowl since 1982
Feb. 6, 2018, MONTREAL — Make-A-Wish® Quebec sent Stavros, a 16-year-old with Friedreich’s ataxia, to Minneapolis for a football experience fit for a true champion. Stavros joined a team of 14 kids with critical illnesses hailing from eight different states and Canada for their wish to attend Super Bowl LII. These wishes are only possible thanks to volunteers and generous donations from supporters, like the National Football League (NFL).