Building a Stronger Community

Champions with Heart


For the fourth year in a row, Hearts of Durham is offering community Champions a unique and empowering opportunity to get involved and help make a difference in their community and, more importantly, in the lives of families in Durham Region who have been touched by ALS.  

What is a Champion with Heart?

A Champion with Heart is an individual or business who commits to fundraising in partnership with Hearts of Durham.   All proceeds of Champion with Heart fundraising will go directly to the Hearts of Durham Charity of Choice for 2014/2015, ALS Canada Durham Region.  All Champions are committed to raising funds to assist patients in need in Durham region.  Approximately 3,000 Canadians currently live with ALS, 53 of those live in Durham Region.  Examples of how Champions can support ALS Canada Durham Region with their fundraising effots include:

  • Focusing on care of those living with this debilitating disease
  • Funding world-renowned research to find a therapeutic discovery for ALS
  • Provide education to those affected by ALS, their families and the general public
  • Provide support groups and bereavement groups to those touched by ALS
  • Equipment rentals and in-house visitation for clients and families to help them navigate their journey through ALS

If you are interested in becoming a Champion with Heart, please contact us for more information.