Canadians won’t have to run far to hand in their pledges for the 39th annual Terry Fox Run. Banks in Canada will be accepting pledge sheets and funds raised for the Terry Fox Run at branches throughout Canada. The annual run to raise funds for cancer research will take place on Sunday, September 15, 2019.
Banks have had a longstanding relationship with the Terry Fox Run and have accepted pledge forms and funds for the Terry Fox Foundation since the first run in 1981.
Pledge sheets and funds raised may be turned in at any branch of the following banks from Monday, September 16 to Saturday, October 12, 2019:
- BMO Financial Group
- Canadian Western Bank
- HSBC Bank Canada
After October 12th, funds and pledge sheets should be mailed to a provincial Terry Fox Foundation office.
The first Terry Fox Run in 1981 attracted 300,000 participants across Canada and raised $3.5 million. Over $850 million has been raised worldwide for cancer research in Terry Fox’s name.
More information about the run can be found on the Terry Fox Foundation website at www.terryfox.org or by calling toll-free 1-888-836-9786.