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Hands Across The Water

Welcome to our annual fundraiser, Hands Across The Water! This is a chance for you to share your love of kayaking, canoeing, or SUP-ing to help raise funds with the goal of creating inclusive environments for Canadians with all abilities. 

This year we will be featuring our paddles for pledges and we want your help! Scroll down to register as a paddler or sponsor your paddler, and follow the link and make your donation today!

Where | Virtual

When | July 1st - August 31st

Paddles For Pledges

Register Today!

How To Participate

Step 1

Register as a paddler through our pledge platform to get donations from coworkers family,  and friends. Every dollar raised helps more Canadians with disabilities get out on the water through our programs. 

Step 2

Send your photo to be featured on this page. Our featured paddlers provide an easy way for your sponsors to find you and pledge their donations.  

Jacob Wiegersma on Paddle Board

Jacob Wiegersma

Pauline Halstead in yellow kayak

Pauline Halstead

Terri Kerr in a blue Kayak near the Lighthouse

Terri Kerr

Bhrett Keogh Pledge photo

Bhrett Keogh

Salvatore Shaw "Sal" pledge photo

Salvatore Shaw




Andy Owens

Andy Owens

Wayne MacDonald

Wayne MacDonald

Tracy Schmitt

Tracy Schmitt

Jacqui Kinahan

Jacqui Kinahan

Sheila Picknell

Sheila Picknell

Stay up to date and check out our social media!

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Landlocked? Don't have a paddle?

We have you covered! Donate any amount by clicking the link below. Every dollar you donate goes towards our programs, equipment, and overall impact on Canadians with disabilities in our community.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring Hands Across The Water please click the link below to and fill out our form. Help us encourage and promote inclusive on-water recreation for Canadians with disabilities.