Prizes, Contests & Recognition

Thanks for supporting Parkinson Canada SuperWalk!

As our way of saying thank you for fundraising for Parkinson Canada SuperWalk you can earn these great prizes.

Draws | Social Contests | Fundraiser Recognition Program | National Hero Program | Annual Nomination Awards

Please note: while Parkinson Canada SuperWalk donations are accepted through December 31, the deadline to be included in top fundraiser calculations and for draws, prizing and recognition programs is September 30.

Fundraiser Recognition

Learn more about the recognition items you can earn through successful fundraising.

Our National Grand Prize Draw


Sponsored by Travel Insurance Office Inc.

Congratulations to Jennifer Poissant of Ituna, Saskatchewan.

For every $250 raised, you will receive a ballot for the National Grand Prize, a random draw for a travel voucher worth $2,500 redeemable for any personal or family vacation you choose. Conditions: upon acceptance, winner must agree to use the voucher by the launch of Parkinson Canada SuperWalk next April and share photos with Parkinson Canada for promotional use.

National Team Challenge Draw

Join the fun and walk as a team! For every $500 raised as a team from all sources, the team will receive one entry into our National Team Challenge draw. The winning team will receive the opportunity for a private audience with a Parkinson Canada funded researcher (either by phone, skype or in-person depending on location).

Congratulations to Team Gutteridge/Daigle of Newmarket (and Northumberland) walks.


Social Contests

National Hero Contest

Congratulations to Josephine Jollymore of our Pictou/New Glasgow Walk.

Our 2019 contest runs until June 30 and will be drawn from entries in our 'Support Group Hero' program. If you are interested in submitting a nomination, please connect with your local Parkinson Canada support group. . In keeping with our Everyday Heroes, Extraordinary Hope theme we’re continuing to offer our ‘Everyday Heroes’ contest as part of Parkinson Canada SuperWalk this year. This year, we’re naming a new ‘National Hero’. Click for words of inspiration from past national heroes.

Peer Nominated Awards

Download our nomination package to honour someone in your community

SuperWalker of the Year

Congratulations to Gayle Truman (Lanark North Leeds)and Ann Bada-Crema (Vaughan).

Awarded to recognize a walker whose contributions to the event, enthusiasm for SuperWalk and its goals, or fundraising success has made an outstanding contribution to their local SuperWalk. Nominated by peers through the nomination form and determined by a to-be-assembled panel.

SuperWalk Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Linda Thrasher of our Durham Region Walk

Awarded to recognize a walk coordinator or committee volunteer whose contributions were integral to the success of their local walk.

2018 Volunteer of the Year Winner Jenny Andrus of our Northumberland Walk, pictured with CDC Diane Newman Reed


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