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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

what will you do for the house

Every October, West Neighbourhood House participates in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM)a fantastic event that brings communities together and helps to raise money for the House. This year’s STWM will be on Sunday, October 21, 2018.

You can…

  • Join the West NH Charity Challenge Team
  • Make a pledge to support the West NH team
  • Volunteer at our Cheering Stage

Join the West NH Charity Challenge Team!

Walk, run, or wheel this October and raise money for the House.

Wear a costume, beat your personal best, stroll with your family, or wheel with friends—no matter how you participate, we’d love to have you on our Charity Challenge team to fundraise for the House! Those who fundraise over $150 can have their registration fees reimbursed.

Choose the right distance for you—sign up for the 5k, half or full marathon.

Download a registration form here: Charity Challenge Registration Form 2018


Questions? Get in touch with Danielle at or call her at 416-532-7586 ext 171. 

Sponsor a runner, walker or wheeler!

In the Charity Challenge, we have many runners, walkers and wheelers fundraising for West NH! These folks could certainly use your fundraising support!

Click here to be re-directed to our fundraising page

When you make a donation, you are making a huge difference in the lives of low-income people in our community. From our drop-in centres for street-involved adults, to our subsidized after-school programming for kids, we rely on the funds raised through the STWM to keep services running.


 Volunteering at our Cheering Stage

On the morning of October 21st, we need lots of volunteers to come out to our Neighbourhood Cheering Stage near the Princes’ Gates to help us cheer on all those runners and walkers!

Some Cheering Stage info:

  • Volunteers are needed at the Cheering Stage from 8am to 11am.
  • The Cheering Stage is located at the bottom of Strachan Ave. at Lakeshore Blvd., across from the Princes’ Gates.
  • There will be snacks and coffee to keep you fueled throughout the morning and a draw for some prizes after 11am.
  • We will have a DJ as well as fabulous Brazilian dancers and drummers  keeping the crowd lively all morning.
  • West NH t-shirts will be available at the stage for everyone to wear.

Feel free to invite friends and family to join at the Cheering Stage—it’s a really inspiring and fun way to be a part of STWM. There is a cash prize awarded for the best Cheering Stages so we can use all the cheering power we can get! (Getting first place would mean $6,000 for the House!)

 If you are interested in volunteering at our Cheering Stage, get in touch with Danielle at or 416-532-7586 ext. 171