Featured Charitable Partners

More than $10,000,000 raised for our affiliate charities!


We have worked with many of our beneficiaries for years and understand that the fund raising segment of our event is integral to our success.  For many of our charitable partners, a significant portion of their annual budget is raised by our participants. We urge all of our participants to collect pledges for a charity of your choice. For more information on any of our affiliated charities, please click on their logo to be linked directly to their website. If a cause that is meaningful to you is not listed, and you would like to see them as a featured option;  please contact us.

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation has been our partner since 1995. Please click here for further information.



Our Foundation raises funds for research, education and the enhancement of patient care at Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital as well as for their respective research arms, Toronto General Research Institute and Toronto Western Research Institute.

  • Our Vision: To enable global leadership in health.
  • Our Mission: To raise funds for University Health Network by developing and sustaining strong relationships.
  • Our Values: Excellence, Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration, Donor-Centered

Our donors and volunteers have shown a remarkable spirit of philanthropy in helping us achieve our mission and realize our vision. We invite you to join our community of supporters. To learn more, please visit: www.tgwhf.ca


The Heart and Stroke Foundation Running Team is raising money for life-giving research, advocacy, health promotion and education that will help Canadians live longer, fuller lives free of heart disease and stroke. To reach our $20,000 goal we need your help!

9 in 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease and stroke – one in three have two. Help us raise $20,000 by reaching out to your friends, family, colleagues and neighbors. Let your contacts know what motivated you to participate in the marathon and why you are choosing to support The Heart and Stroke Foundation – this will give them an incentive to support you!

Together lets strive to eliminate heart disease and stroke!


Together, we can help kids across Canada embrace a healthier, more active life GoodLife Kids Foundation envisions a Canada where ALL KIDS have the opportunity to benefit from an active life – regardless of socioeconomic status. We strive to inspire parents, teachers, coaches, mentors and corporate partners to deliver the message to kids, that being active is not only good for their body and mind – but also lots of fun! We do more than get the message out – we take ACTION! Every year, our granting program supports physical activity and health programs in local communities across Canada. Role models on the front line work tirelessly in their communities inspiring kids to get active. Our website is a valuable resource to share new ideas and expertise in physical fitness and healthy eating. Inspiring kids today creates an active, healthy tomorrow. VISIT www.goodlifekids.com to find out how YOU can help. Charitable #89126 2628 RR0001


Diabetes is a chronic, incurable disease that occurs when the body doesn’t produce any or enough insulin, leading to an excess of sugar in the blood. More than two million Canadians have diabetes. By the end of this decade, it is expected to rise to three million. The financial burden of diabetes and its complications on people with the disease and on the Canadian healthcare system is enormous. The personal costs of diabetes may include a reduced quality of life and the increased likelihood of complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, and amputation. To date there is no proven way to prevent type 1 diabetes; however, the onset of type 2 diabetes may be prevented or delayed, through increased physical activity and diet. Taking these steps now can lead to a healthier future.


Fundraising events held by our community partners allow SickKids to continue to be a place where patient care, research and education play equal roles in saving lives, and changing lives. SickKids Foundation is the largest non-governmental granting agency in children’s health in Canada. Since 1972, the Foundation has generated more than a billion dollars towards children’s health care and has granted more than $70 million to researchers across the country. Our mission is to inspire our communities to invest in health and scientific advances to improve the health of children in Canada and around the world. Our vision is, “Healthier Children. A Better World”.

Click here to register to raise funds for the Sick Kids Foundation


The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Funds raised through events like the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon help fund life-saving research into all types of cancer and provide programs and services to people living with cancer and their families. Thanks to our dedicated runners and their supporters, the Canadian Cancer Society continues to have more impact, against more cancers, in more communities, than any other cancer charity in Canada.

Become a Cancer Fighter and start fundraising today!


Many runners participate in the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon Run/Walk every year in to help raise awareness and funds for The Sanfilippo Children’s Research Foundation. We really appreciate these committed runnerswho participate in their events, some for the first time, while others return year after year to reach their personal bests and support this special cause.  All are committed to raising awareness and money for research by obtaining pledges from sponsors.


Join the Marathon Strides Against Multiple Sclerosis Team at the GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon! Click Here for more details


“President’s Choice® Children’s Charity is committed to the health and wellness of young Canadians and aims to help children who are affected by physical or developmental disabilities as well as fight childhood hunger through support of nutrition programs. The best part? Loblaw Companies Limited takes care of all administration costs ensuring 100% of donations go to helping kids. With your help, we are able to positively impact the next generation of Canadians.”
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Doctors For Doctors is an organization dedicated to providing healthcare in rural Nicaragua by supporting and funding the education of local students who aspire to become doctors, nurses, and leaders in their rural communities. We send students from rural Nicaragua to a medical or nursing school in Nicaragua, where upon graduation they will volunteer their time to their local communities.
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If you are interested in raising pledges for an organization not listed here, please feel free to do so. We suggest that you contact the charity of your choice to make arrangements for collecting and submitting pledges.

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