Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the STROLL for Liver?A. Stroll is a family friendly, community-based outdoor walk/run event in which individual or team participation is encouraged. This national event takes place at many sites across the country and is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness about liver disease, raise much needed funds to continue essential liver research, and is a great way for organizations, friends and families to get out for a day of fun and fitness.
Q. Is there a registration fee?A. Depending on the location, the registration fees range from $0 to $25, Stroll for Liver is a key fundraising event for the Canadian Liver Foundation and as such, we encourage each participant to raise a suggested minimum of $100.
Q. What if I don’t raise $100?A. Our goal, through the fundraising efforts of our participants across the country, is to raise $250,000 to help support critical liver research. We are confident that each participant can raise $100 and more. Here are some simple tips to help you exceed the $100 mark in just a week.
Seven ways in seven days (or ‘How to raise over $250 in a week’)Day 1- Sponsor yourself $25
Day 2- Ask your boss to match your donation $25
Day 3- Ask 3 relatives for a $20 pledge $60
Day 4- Ask 3 friends for a $20 pledge $60
Day 5- Ask 5 co-workers for a $10 pledge $50
Day 6- Ask 3 neighbors for a $10 pledge $30
Day 7- Celebrate – You did it! $250
For additional tips to reach your fundraising goals click here
Q. Can I run, in-line skate, ride my bike and/or bring my dog?A. Our Stroll events focus primarily on walking and running. Although we encourage all types of fun activities (and the four-footed friends that might to participate too) at our Strolls, some locations may have certain restrictions. Please check with your local CLF contact before the day of event. Click here for contact information.
Q. Can we volunteer if we are walking?A. Yes. The Canadian Liver Foundation offers various volunteer opportunities pre- and post- event. To view our Volunteer opportunities click here or contact your local CLF office for more information. We are grateful to the many volunteers who help make our Stroll for Liver a success every year.
Q. What do I need to bring the day of the event?A. Comfortable clothing and walking/running shoes are recommended. You can bring your camera or smartphone to take and share pictures and to update your friends and family on the event via social media using the hashtag #strollforliver . Please also bring your pledge form(s) and donations, and online Fundraising Summary (if applicable) with you on event day. Ensure all information is complete, clear and legible. All forms and funds must be submitted at the Registration Area on Stroll for Liver day.
Q. Who should I call if I have more questions?A. You have several options; you can:
•contact your local Canadian Liver Foundation office; click here for contact information
•e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org; or
•for complete details, dates and the latest updates on the Stroll for Liver in your area, visit our website at www.strollforliver.ca and select your location on the location tab