Walker Walking

Team Captain Hub

On behalf of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, we are thrilled to welcome your team to the 2019 Rexall™ OneWalk to Conquer Cancer™! As Team Captain, you play an integral role in the success of your team, and the tools in this Team Captain Hub will help you lead it to its fullest potential.

The Team Captain Hub gives you immediate access to any information you might need regarding your role as a OneWalk Team Captain, but our Walker Coaches are always just a call or email away, too. They can address questions specific to your team’s needs and help with setting up events like a registration rally or a fundraising masterclass!

We are here to support you and your team every step of the way to OneWalk City Nights or the all-new Day Trip or both. Be sure to take advantage of our comprehensive Team Captain Hub and reach out to our knowledgeable Walker Coaches in the upcoming months!

Want to start a team of your own? Call a Walker Coach at [416] 815-WALK [9255] or register here.

Team Captain Resources and Toolkit

Download our Team Captain Handbook

As a team captain, you play an important role in the success of your team. Download this Team Captain handbook, which contains tools and tips that will help you develop your team to its full potential, whether you need to organize events, keep everyone motivated or recruit new Walkers to join you.

DOWNLOAD OUR REGISTRATION RALLY FLYER AND EMAIL TEMPLATE

Hosting a registration rally event to have more people join your team? Use this customizable registration rally flyer to help you raise awareness! Post in common areas at work or in your community. Want to send an email to encourage other to attend, here’s an email template ready for you to use!

Download the 2019 Event Flyer

This flyer contains important details about the OneWalk, which you can share with potential new Walkers who are interested in joining your team. Download this flyer and share via email, social or bring copies to your next Registration Rally!

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Download our Donation Flyers

Attract more donations when you use these customizable team and individual flyers to promote your Walk. Include your “Why I Walk” story on the flyer and share with everyone you know.

DOWNLOAD OUR TEAM FUNDRAISER EVENT INVITATION FLYER

Hosting a fundraising event and want to spread the word? Use this customizable team fundraiser flyer to help you raise awareness about your event!

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SUPPORT MY TEAM FLYER

Recruit new Walkers or promote team donations by downloading our customizable Support My Team flyer.

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BOOK A FUNDRAISING MASTERCLASS

During a Fundraising Masterclass, we’ll bring your team members together and share our very best tips to help you meet and exceed your fundraising goals. Our materials cover topics like how to set up your Online Personal Page and why it’s important to askremind and repeat to your potential donors. All you have to do is pick a time and date for you and your team to get together.

Get started today giving us a call at [416] 815-WALK [9255].

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FAQs

What is a Fundraising Masterclass?
During a Fundraising Masterclass, we’ll bring your team members together and share our very best tips and tricks to help you meet and exceed your fundraising goals. Our materials cover topics like how to set up your Online Personal Page and why it’s important to ask, remind and repeat to your potential donors. All you have to do is pick a time and date for you and your team to get together.

What is a Registration Rally?
Grow your team by hosting a registration rally. Whether you are a returning team or brand new to The Walk, a rally is your chance to invite your colleagues and friends to come out and sign up to walk by your side in 2019. Our Walker Coaches will share all of the important details and answer any questions the attendees may have about the event.

Get started today giving us a call at [416] 815-WALK [9255].Simply pick a time and date, and invite everyone to come learn about the Rexall™ OneWalk to Conquer Cancer™. Typically, mid-week is the best time for a registration rally.

What is team-based fundraising?
Every Walker has an individual fundraising goal that must be met in order to participate, and every team has a fundraising goal. The team goal is the sum of the number of individual Walker fundraising goals. For example, a team of two Walkers who have a $1,500 goal, would have a team goal $3,000. Team fundraising means that if one Walker raises $2,000 and the second Walker raises $1,000, then the team goal of $3,000 has been met and both can participate.

What are the benefits of having a co-captain?
Enlisting a co-captain can be a huge benefit to helping you stay organized and helping the team stay motivated and informed through the year. The Team Captain Handbook outlines many different best practices on how to be the best leader you can be, and how a co-captain can share the responsibility with you as you delegate certain tasks. Also, should you be unable to participate the following year, you will have seasoned colleague to help take over.

Whats the difference between an individual fundraising page and team fundraising page?
Donors can search for a participant by team name or by first and last name. Individual Walkers each have their own fundraising page to solicit and collect donations. Every Walker on a team can also be found through the team page. The team page shows a full list of all team members and the collective team goal, as well as the total amount collected by all team members to date.

Does everyone on a team have to direct their dollars to the same cancer fund?
We have a list of 17 cancer funds to direct your dollars towards. Walkers who are part of a team still have the opportunity to choose what type of cancer research and care they would like to support and can indicate their preference during registration or, by calling the office at [416] 815-WALK [9255]. Learn more about the types of cancer funds available here.

Do you offer fundraising incentives for my team?
Yes. We partner with sponsors and other organizations to offer incentive based challenges, which can earn you swag, on-event perks and fundraising credits. Many companies also offer matching gifts through programs like United Way and Benevity. We encourage you to inquire with your company and see what fundraising support they may be able to offer.

Does everyone on my team need to walk the same route?
While we do recommend everyone participates on the same route, it is not mandatory. Teams may choose to walk in both the OneWalk City Nights or Day Trip, or both, but we have found that team have the best experience when walking together and sharing this incredible experience as a group.

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