Warm Hands Warm Hearts

Community Run

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 We are collecting donations of new & gently used Mitts/gloves, toques, ear warmers, balaclavas, scarves, neckwarmers, socks, hand warmers, insulated boot inserts, back packs, $5 coffee cards from Tim Horton/ McDonald's, toiletries such as soap (no mouthwash, hairspray or hand sanitizer) and a MASK. Our goal is to fill over 700backpacks with a care package for each person inside. Let's make this dream a reality. If you would like to donate items you can drop them off at one of our donation centres or to participate in the VIRTUAL 5k run/walk click on the link below. 

VIRTUAL RUN Saturday November 1st-13th, 2021   


**NEW for 2021**  STUFF A BACKPACK RUN**

This year we are asking you to sign up to join the run, virtually or in person. Stuff a backpack with a toque, mitts/gloves, socks, a scarf, a MASK and a $5 coffee card for Tim Horton's or McDonald's. Run or walk 5km and donate your stuffed backpack to one of our drop locations OR during 1 of these group runs.

Would you like a chance to run your virtual 5km around other people?  

Founder & organizer, Jen Hamel will be leading a 5km group run(by rsvp only) at Hawerlak park Saturday November 6th & 13th @ 9am(additional times may be added if demand is high enough to adhere to health guidelines) for those who'd like to run their race with other people. We will adhere to current AHS guidelines and have a great time running together, at a distance. Donation boxes will be available at both group runs to collect your stuffed backpacks. Or drop off your donated bags at any of these locations listed below

** Starting October 1st  

Edmonton Drop off donations at 

WePhysio 11152-142st Edmonton

St. Albert Running Room  17 St Anne St,  St. Albert 

No More Excuses 8111 43 st Edmonton

 Callingwood Running room 6655 178 st Edmonton

Active Physio works #206, 14127-23ave 

Flow functional health care #101 6915-109st

Crossfit Sherwood park 250 Sioux rd  Sherwood park

Sturgeon Valley Athletic Club 205A Carnegie Dr St. Albert

http://globalnews.ca/video/1700666/news-hour-nov-30-4  Check out the 2014 coverage from Global News (skip to 7min to see our story).

Dinner TV interview 2015 


Global TV interview 2015 


CBC interview 2017 

Michael Cameron's recount of 2018 run 


Global News 2019 


CTV Calgary 2019 


Article written by a sponsor in 2019