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My Story…

I was Medically released from the Military after 27 years. During my career I have had to deal with a lot of stuff and see things that I struggle to forget. Soldier On really helped me with Mental Health and my physical injuries by being part of a team again and through the support I have received and new friends I have made since my release. I am a father of 2 children, a beautiful Service dog Stella with Citadel Canine Society, and one of the most loving and supporting Spouses for the past 29 years. They've been with me through my worst of times and best of times while I continue to fight my physical and Mental Health injuries. I am raising funds for this years Canada Army Run as part of the Soldier on team so that many more of my ill and injured brothers and sisters still serving and released will have the same opportunities that Solider on and the Canadian Armed Forces has given me after me release. God bless and thank you all for taking the time to read my story.

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STAND WITH US!

Each year we gather in the shadow of the War Museum to run in support of the women and men who serve our country. The aviators, sailors, and soldiers of our Canadian Armed Forces wear the maple leaf as a symbol of pride and patriotism on their uniforms as they represent and protect our nation at home and abroad. Their families are the strength behind the uniform as they experience frequent moves, lengthy absences, and the risks of family members serving in physically and mentally demanding and dangerous situations.

Support Our Troops, the official charitable cause of the Canadian Armed Forces, is the beneficiary of the funds raised by Canada Army Run. It was established to meet the unique needs and challenges faced by members of the Canadian Armed Forces community as a result of their military service.

Support Our Troops champions two main objectives-  care of members with physical and/or mental health illness or injury and promoting resiliency in families. 

 Your efforts will:

  • support ill and injured members in discovering their new sense of purpose and restoring self-confidence
  • empower youth to pursue their academic dreams
  • maintain the dignity, independence, and well-being of families during financial hardship
  • send children of military families to camp bringing them a renewed energy and a support network

The funds you raise will ensure that the women and men of the Canadian armed Forces have access to the financial resources they need when they need them the most. Thank you for being there for our brave and dedicated Canadian Armed Forces women and men who will always be there for us. 

Last year, the fundraising efforts of Canada Army Run participants contributed to the positive impact made in the lives of Canadian Armed Forces members and their families.

 

SOYONS SOLIDAIRES!

Chaque année, nous nous rassemblons au Musée canadien de la guerre pour courir afin de soutenir les femmes et les hommes qui servent notre pays. Les aviateurs, les matelots et les soldats des Forces armées canadiennes portent sur leur uniforme la feuille d’érable, symbole de fierté et de patriotisme, alors qu’ils représentent et protègent notre pays, ici et à l’étranger. Leurs familles constituent la force derrière l’uniforme; elles vivent des déménagements fréquents, des absences prolongées et des risques associés au service lors de situations dangereuses et exigeantes physiquement et mentalement. 

Appuyons nos troupes, l’œuvre de bienfaisance officielle des Forces armées canadiennes, est le bénéficiaire des fonds recueillis dans le cadre de la Course de l’Armée du Canada. Elle a été établie pour répondre aux besoins et aux défis uniques auxquels font face les membres de la communauté des Forces armées canadiennes en raison du service militaire.  

Appuyons nos troupes vise deux objectifs principaux : prendre soin des militaires qui ont une maladie et/ou une blessure physique ou mentale et promouvoir la résilience des familles.  

Vos efforts contribueront à : 

  • aider les militaires malades ou blessés à découvrir un nouveau sens à leur existence et à retrouver la confiance en soi;
  • habiliter les jeunes à concrétiser leur rêve de poursuivre des études; 
  • maintenir la dignité, l’autonomie et le bien-être des familles lors de difficultés financières;
  • envoyer des enfants de familles de militaires à des camps, leur donnant un regain d’énergie et un réseau de soutien.

Les fonds que vous amassez permettront aux femmes et aux hommes des Forces armées canadiennes d’accéder à des ressources financières lorsqu’ils en ont le plus besoin. Merci d’être là pour ces braves femmes et hommes des Forces armées canadiennes des plus dévoués qui seront toujours là pour nous. 

L’an dernier, vos efforts en matière de collecte de fonds ont exercé un impact positif sur la vie des membres des Forces armées canadiennes et de leurs familles.  

Achievements

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Sep 22 Proline Management Best of luck with the run, Chris, and thank you for your service! $100.00
Sep 15 Anonymous $100.00
Sep 14 Dolphin 72a $27.80
Sep 13 Alan Mooney $27.80
Sep 12 Kim Adams Thank you for your service! Undisclosed amount
Sep 12 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
Sep 12 Jeff & Cindy Great Work! $27.80
Sep 12 Anonymous $54.63
Sep 11 Jane Cruchley Have a great run Chris! $108.31
Sep 11 Karen Dickinson Congratulations on your huge effort for this event. Good luck. Undisclosed amount