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Sunnyside Foundation’s Walk and Roll Event is Here!1 min read

May 26, 2022 2 min

Sunnyside Foundation’s Walk and Roll Event is Here!1 min read

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Walk and Roll is the Sunnyside Foundation’s largest and longest-running annual fundraiser. This year’s weeklong event will be taking place June 20 to 24, 2022. Those living at Sunnyside and those older adults served by Sunnyside Community Programs will be participating in small events throughout the week; however, members of the public can participate offsite on their own or with a safely distanced team.

To participate in this fantastic event register yourself or a team, and receive a chance to win a brand new iPad! Advance registration is required and registrations must be received by May 27 in order to guarantee requested t-shirt size, but registration can be made up to June 19.

There are two registration options:

  • Option 1: $25 and includes entry fee and event t-shirt
  • Option 2: $40, which includes entry fee, event t-shirt, Sunnyside Foundation hat, and entry into the iPad door prize draw.

Donations can also be made for those unable to participate. Every little bit helps!

Sunnyside is also accepting raffle donations and sponsors. Contact Jeff Burton at or by phone at 519-893-8494 ext 6377 for more information.

About Walk and Roll

Traditionally, hundreds of people would gather at Sunnyside Home in Kitchener to participate in this “fun-run” style event, but adjustments have had to be made in the past few years. By spreading the event over a week, one large Walk and Roll can be split into several smaller and safer events.

Last year’s Virtual Walk and Roll event raised more than $38,000, and Sunnyside is hoping to continue that success in 2022.

All the funds raised during this year’s event will support Sunnyside’s certification in The Butterfly Approach, which is an innovative model of emotion-focused care to support those living with dementia. “Butterfly” is about making sure each person is living their best life.