Hike for Hospice

Hike for Hospice 2020

Brought to you by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, the 2020 Hike for Hospice took place VIRTUALLY on Saturday, September 19, 2020.



How can we possibly begin to say thank you?

In the midst of a global pandemic, our community joined together on September 19th to support care at VON Sakura House. With over 200 participants and $83,037 raised, our first ever Virtual Hike for Hospice was a complete success because of you. This is an amazing accomplishment by the Oxford County community!

Our community joined together in their own ways to honor their loved ones, honor patients and families currently at Sakura House, and to honor our incredible staff and volunteers. Our hearts are so full with all of the stories, photos and videos that you have shared with us and it truly shows that despite the changes our world have seen this year we continue to be surrounded by the most incredible community.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, to our Tile Sponsor Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, all of our Hikers, Sponsors, Committee and Volunteers for all of your incredible work in making this year a complete success


To view photos from the 2020 Virtual Hike for Hospice, visit our Facebook Page.


On Saturday, September 19th we would have been joined by hundreds of supporters taking on one of our three routes at Roth Park while raising money for VON Sakura House Residential Hospice. Although sadly that isn’t possible this year, we know how much our supporters love taking part in this event in memory of a loved one or with family and friends and we wanted to make sure you still had the chance to do this whilst supporting Sakura House- Oxford County’s only residential hospice!

This means you can hike, walk, run, cycle in your neighbourhood, park, on your treadmill, or wherever you please!

We need your support, enthusiasm, and energy to reach our goal of $80,000. We know that these are challenging times for all of us, but we hope that bringing teams, families, and friends together virtually for Sakura House will be a safe and positive thing. And, that together we can reach this goal with all of you! Because our patients and families deserve the best hospice care

Through the generosity of our sponsors, Hikers and the Oxford County community Hike for Hospice has raised over $872,000 over the past 17 years!

You can hike has an individual or form a team. Hikers register for free and get a t-shirt and access to their own fundraising page, where you can start asking family members, friends and co-workers to sponsor you.

Join us virtually on September 19th!


Our 2020 Virtual Hike for Hospice will take place Saturday, September 19, 2020!

Registration is now OPEN visit our event website and sign up!

Hike for Hospice – Extra Pledge Form

For Fun Fundraising Ideas visit here



On the following dates and times, our staff and volunteers will be in the parking lot of 550 Ingersoll Ave, Woodstock where you can safely drop off your pledge forms and donations, pick up your event t-shirt and water bottle*, and place a flower on our memorial tree :

Monday Sept 14, 2020– 10:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday Sept 15, 2020 – 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Wednesday Sept 16, 2020 – 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday Sept 17, 2020 – 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Friday Sept 18, 2020 – 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday Sept 19, 2020– 9:00am to 12:00pm


*Must be a registered Hiker and have raised $250 or more confirmed gifts at the time of pickup



This event is made possible in large part because of our dedicated community of sponsors.

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities and advantages for the 2020 Hike for Hospice, contact Trish Gergich at trish.gergich@von.ca or 519-539-1231×269 or Kristina De Marzio at kristina.demarzio@von.ca or 519-709-8332


Sincere thanks to our Hike for Hospice 2020 Sponsors

Title Sponsor


HB Logo - TMMC

Media Sponsor







Platinum Sponsor




Gold Sponsors









Trail Sponsors

AgroSpray Ltd. | Brock & Visser Funeral Home |DMAC Automation Ltd.Finoro Homes Ltd. | Glendinning Funeral Home | Roes-Zehr Electrical Ltd. | John & Liz Lessif | Vuteq Canada Ltd.

Prize Sponsors

Angel of Tea | Bliss Beauty Bar by Kari Bombs Away Bath Bombs & Bath Products | Boston Pizza Woodstock | Drumbo Dog Spaw | Giant Tiger WoodstockGrazing Hill Charceuterie | Kim’s Floral Kreations  | Miss Woodstock Restaurant | Rachael Little Photography  | Teal Anchor Boutique  | The Collared Pooch | The Country Table Frozen Food OutletThe Shop in Princeton: An Artesian Market | Sweet Snax by Sarah