You have until September 23, 2023 to collect donations.
No. Since the 2023 Challenge ends on September 23, we encourage you to start collecting donations as soon as possible. You should give yourself at least four weeks between signing up and carrying out your challenge.
Not at all! Anyone aged 0 to 99 can join. Conditions may apply if your challenge is subject to any particular rules of another organization (for example, people who want to go parachuting would need to follow the rules established by the service provider).
You’re free to choose between a solo or a team challenge.
No, the web platform does not allow you to be on more than one team
No, each team member can do a different challenge if they want to.
No, all kinds of challenges are possible, and there are so many great ideas! The Generations Challenge seeks to be an inclusive movement, open to everyone. Every goal counts in making a difference.
Check out the Challenge blog for some inspiring ideas:
You can absolutely organize a challenge on a specific date, but we recommend picking a date that gives you at least four weeks to raise funds before the event.
Registration for the Challenge is free and includes access to a customizable fundraising platform. Your hospital foundation does not cover any costs that may be associated with your challenge (yoga class fees, for example).
No, there’s no minimum required. We recommend setting a goal that seems realistic yet challenging.
Each hospital foundation has its own policies. Find out from the foundation you are supporting what their minimum donation amount is to be eligible for a tax receipt.
Anonymous donations are not eligible for a donation tax receipt.
Yes, you can send donations in cash* or by cheque to the office of the foundation you are supporting. Please include the following details:
Your generosity saves people and changes lives.