Walk with Israel in Toronto

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Each year, thousands of Torontonians come together for UJA’s annual Walk with Israel, taking place this year on May 25th – rain or shine – starting at 9am at Coronation Park.

To take part and help raise money for UJA’s vital ongoing projects in Israel, register now and set up your personal support page. Be sure to send an invitation to your friends and co-workers who can sponsor you online.

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The Walk offers all participants a fun and exciting experience filled with great music, kosher food, entertainment, activities for kids, and much more.

Being Toronto and all, make sure to check the weather forecast and prepare appropriately. You may need an umbrella, raincoat, sunscreen, extra sweater, walking shoes, water/snacks (though this will be available at our various rest stops) and of course, Canadian and Israeli flags to show your pride!

Unfortunately no pets or bikes will be allowed on the Walk.

If you have any questions about registering or setting up your page, please contact our UJA Walk concierge atinfo@walkwithisrael.com or at 416.631.5700

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By participating in this year’s UJA Walk with Israel, you are proudly declaring to the world-at-large your support for, and love of, the people of Israel.

Since the creation of the state of Israel, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto has enjoyed an unbreakable bond with the land and her people, investing in aliyah and absorption; vulnerable populations; education; healthcare, and cutting-edge technology to collaborations on life-transforming programs such as Birthright Israel and Masa. Funds raised by this year’s Walk with Israel, will support these vital initiatives throughout Israel, particularly in the cities of Bat Yam, Sderot and our partner community of Eilat/Eilot.

Dollars raised through the Walk go towards:

  • Reducing social gaps and providing educational opportunities for at-risk youth in Bat Yam through after-school activities and educational enrichment initiatives.
  • Increasing social mobility and economic independence for poverty-stricken Ethiopian Israelis in Bat Yam through professional and vocational training in various lines of work, including nursing, early childhood education, bookkeeping and more.
  • Higher education and programs for young people in Israel’s southern region of Eilat/Eilot, including career development and teaching future generations about renewable energy and sustainable development.
  • Urgent social welfare and educational projects for residents of the beleaguered city of Sderot, which has endured unprecedented rocket attacks over the past decade.

Funds raised for Israel and overseas needs are allocated to Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, for which authorized organizations deliver services.