Charity Challenge unites the spirit of runners with a unique fundraising
program to help create a stronger future for young people and build vibrant
In 2016, participants raised over $200,000 for 27
community charities through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge at the Mississauga
Marathon. Your hard work and commitment
to fundraising made a significant impact in our communities.
By helping one of our official charities
reach their goals while you are achieving yours! As Scotiabank covers all the fees associated with
online fundraising, 100%* of the funds you
raise will go directly to your chosen charity.
We all run for
different reasons. We encourage you to run for what moves you!
Register for the 2k, 5k,
10k, half marathon, marathon or the relays at this years’ Mississauga Marathon.
During the process of registration, you’ll be given the option to sign up for
the Scotiabank Charity Challenge to fundraise for a participating charity.
helping surpass $50 million!
In 2016 alone, you and other
runners helped raise over $7.7 million dollars for over 550 charities across
Canada. In fact, since the Scotiabank Charity Challenge began in 2003 you’ve
helped raise over $53 million – which went directly to charities across Canada
to create a stronger future for young people and build vibrant communities.
*Scotiabank pays for online transaction fees when fundraisers use the
Artez fundraising platform.
Click herefor a list of participating Charities in the 2017 Scotiabank
Become an Official Charity
Charities must be a registered Canadian charity in
good standing with the CRA
Summary of the benefits of participating in the
Scotiabank Charity Challenge:
in a large-scale community event without running any financial risk, allowing
donations to take precedence over logistics.
assumes most of the costs associated with fundraising, so every dollar received
goes directly to the cause.
fundraisers are given free access to Artez, an online platform that allows
runners to easily automate their fundraising.