Walk 2019-Lets walk together towards victory!

BE PART OF THE MOVEMENT! Participate to the walk, collect funds for medical research, tell the world that ataxia exists.

We will meet you on Saturday, August 24th 2019 from 8:30 am at the Parc des Ateliers in Chambly (1840 Burgundy Avenue).

You can arrive as early as 8:30 am to encourage our first bicycle teams on their departure.

Start time of the walk: 10:15

Join, encourage or create a team

Once again this year, the traditional Walk to overcome family ataxias will take place at the same time as the Ataxia Challenge bike O thon. These two events, called Ataxia Challenge.Games and various animations will still be there.

The 2018 Walk will be held on Parks Canada grounds, a beautiful location where we will have a breathtaking view of the Richelieu River, the Chambly Basin and its majestic Fort.


Registration required:

If you want to participate to the walk to overcome family ataxia, you must pay a $20 fee for your registration.If you do it alone, you must raise a minimum of $30 in donations.

If you are a team of 5, you must raise a minimum of $500 in donations ($75 more per person added).

Your registration includes a 2017 shirt, a snack, a lunch, an alcoholic beverage (or not), musical and other entertainment, unexpected encounters and new friendships.



Free for children under 3

3 to 14 years old: 10$

15 years old and over: 20$

Adult :


Important note:

It is preferable that you register before the day of the event so that we can have the discounted quantities for meals,  snacks, etc. However, if you want to register on the day of the event, it will be possible to do so from 9:15 AM on Saturday, August 25th, 2018. Please note that we must receive the size of the shirts by July to be sure to get the desired size (the shirts will be identified with your name). If you give the size after this date, we can not assure you that it will be available. If you hesitate about the size, you should take for a larger shirt since they are made small.


A. Team participation:

Join, encourage or create a team

Form a team of 5 or more. Sign up individually via Paypal and The team is committed to raise a minimum of $500 in donations. Anyone joining a team will have to pay the $20 registration fee, plus $75 in additional donations.

The team can organize fundraising activities to achieve its financial objective. However, she must inform Ataxia Canada before they are held. Organize your fundraising campaign via our online platform. If you want to raise funds without going through our platform, write to us (ataxie@lacaf.org) with full details of your members and we will send you a letter of authorization.

Team Formation:

Before registering as a team captain, it is important to have the following information in hand:

  1. Name of your team
  2. Description of your Team
  3. Financial objective for your team

B. Individual participation:

A single person can register by paying a minimum of $50 ($20 for the registration fee and $ 30 for donations.

Individual participation

C. Support a team:

Make a donation on behalf of your favorite team. Each donation of $20 or more will be eligible for a tax receipt if the Foundation has the full contact information of the donor at the time of the donation. Please use the donation collection form if you do not make your donation via our online platform.


D. Apply for sponsorship:

Solicit sponsorship in cash or material goods.




A. Online donations

You want to create your team so that your friends can support you in your fundraiser? Click here! Then share it by social media and get friends, coworkers and familly to Donate

B. Cash donations:

Donation Form:

Use the form for cash or check donations only. In the Identification section, provide your name and contact information. If you are under 18 years of age, an adult person must sign for you.

In the Donations section, write clearly the donor’s last name, first name and mailing address. As soon as the form is completed, enter the total in the appropriate box.

All checks must be made payable to Ataxie Canada.

NOTE: Checks have an expiration date. It is best to send checks to Ataxia Canada as soon as possible.

Donations by promise:

If people can not make an immediate donation, encourage them to donate by promise. In this case, a check payable to Ataxia Canada must be mailed to PO Box 55044 FAIRMOUNT, Montreal, QC, H2T 3E2.

Enter donations by promise on a separate form. Provide the name and contact information of the person being solicited.

C. Remittance of money collected:

To facilitate and speed up the calculation of money on the day of the event, send the collected donations and completed forms to the Ataxia Canada office at least one week prior to the event.

For those who register late, you can also give us donations and completed forms on the day of the event, when you check in at the registration desk.

To simplify the handling of cash, you can cash it into your account and make a check in your name to Ataxia Canada.

D. Tax receipts:

A tax receipt will be issued for an amount of $20 or more.

The donor’s last name, first name and mailing address must be clearly written on the donation form.

NOTE: If a donor’s address is incomplete or illegible, we will not be able to provide a receipt.


Help Ataxia Canada organize this event by donating money or material goods.

You can consult the visibility plan offered by Ataxia Canada (see document to download).

A tax receipt will be issued for any amount of money, as well as for gifts of material goods. No tax receipts can be issued for cards or gift certificates.

For more information, please contact Ataxia Canada by phone at 514-321-8684 or by email at ataxie@lacaf.org.

The Walk to Fight Familial Ataxias logo

The Walk to Fight Familial Ataxias English version

La marche pour vaincre les ataxies familialesFrench version


These logos may be used only with the permission of Ataxia Canada. To request permission, please contact ataxie@lacaf.org. Logos cannot be modified or deformed.