Registration Questions

  • Do I have to register to participate in the Hike & Bike?
    1. To participate in the Hike & Bike you have to register. Registration is online only.
  • Is there a registration fee?
    1. Yes, the registration fee is $35. You will get a t-shirt and an event kit with registration. Lunch is also included thanks to Cobs Bread, Blue Ridge Meats, Boston Pizza, Sobeys and Sanfilippo’s.
  • Can I register on event day?
    1. Yes, you can register on event day at the Collingwood Curling Club. Event kits will only be available while quantities last. We encourage you to register in advance to fundraise and avoid line ups on event day.
  • I've registered but can no longer participate in the event. What should I do?
    1. We are sorry you can't join us! All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Can I register more than one person at a time?
    1. You can't add another participant to an account. However, it's easy to register on behalf of someone else. Once you've completed the registration process for one individual, simply return to the homepage to start the process again by choosing an event type. Please keep in mind that each new participant must register using a new email address (an email address that hasn't already been used to register another participant). If you want a new registrant to become a member of your team, be sure to select "Join a team" when prompted. Please note, this process also applies if you are registering your child(ren).
  • Can I be added to a team if I have already registered as an individual?
    1. Yes. Simply visit your Participant Centre homepage, scroll to the bottom and select "Change team membership." Follow the instructions from there. Be sure to know the name of the team you'd like to join or the team captain.
  • Can a Team Captain be changed after a team is formed?
    1. Yes, as long as the new captain is already registered as a participant on that team. We would be happy to make that change for you — please send an email to caronl@hospicegeorgiantriangle.com

Event Day Questions

  • Where is the event being held?
    1. The event will begin and end at the Collingwood Curling Club at 250 Hume Street, Collingwood ON L9Y 4W3.
    2. The event time will begin at 9:30am.
  • Where do I pick up my event kit?
    1. Event kits can be picked up at Collingwood Toyota, 10230 HWY 26 E, Collingwood ON L9Y 0A5 on Thursday May 26th and Friday May 27, 2022 from 5:30pm-8:00pm or Saturday May 28th from 1pm to 4pm. Kits can also be picked up on event day at the Curling Club. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO PICK UP YOUR KIT(S) IN ADVANCE TO AVOID LONG LINES.
  • Will there be food?
    1. Yes! After the Hike & Bike we will gather at the Curling Club for a sponsored lunch and BBQ hosted by Cobs Bread, Blue Ridge Meats, Boston Pizza, Sobeys and Sanfilippo’s. For registered participants only.
  • Can I volunteer?
    1. Yes, there are many volunteer opportunities to support the Hike & Bike event. Please click here to learn more and to register.

Donation Questions

  • When I raise money, what am I supporting?
    1. All fundraising supports the highest priority needs at Hospice Georgian Triangle. Hospice Georgian Triangle provides compassionate care for those with life limiting illness and their families in the towns of the Blue Mountains, Clearview, Collingwood and Wasaga Beach.
  • Will my supporters receive a charitable tax receipt?
    1. Yes. Anyone who donates online will receive a tax receipt via email. Those who make offline donations over $20 are also eligible to receive a tax receipt.
  • Is Hospice Georgian Triangle a registered Canadian charity?
    1. Yes. Both Hospice Georgian Triangle and Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation are non-profits and registered charities.

      Registered Charity Number - Hospice Georgian Triangle: 118868249RR0001CRA
      Registered Charity Number - The Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation: #83108 5089 RR0001

  • Where can I drop off donations that are in the form of cheque or cash?
    1. You can drop off donations at the downtown Collingwood Hospice Georgian Triangle location at 186 Hurontario Street, Collingwood ON L9Y 4T4.
  • Can we pay by cheque?
    1. Cheques can be made payable to Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation and dropped off at the downtown Collingwood office, 186 Hurontario Street, Unit 103.
  • Does the Foundation accept corporate matching donations?
    1. Yes. We encourage you to ask your employer if corporate matching is available.
  • Can donors give anonymously?
    1. Yes. Donors have the option to keep their name and/or gift amount anonymous. Please note that some donor information will still be given to the participant they supported, as well as to Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation for processing purposes.

Fundraising questions

  • What tools are available to help me fundraise?
    1. Your Participant Centre has all the tools you need to help you in your fundraising efforts. We've provided pre-written emails for you to send to your network of friends, family, colleagues, classmates and neighbours. Use the messages "as is" or edit them as you see fit.
  • How can I promote Hike & Bike?
    1. Promote Hike & Bike for Hospice on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest or any of your social media networks using our event hashtag, #HGTHike&Bike2022. We recommend posting a link to your personal and/or team Fundraising Page, and when you reach new fundraising milestones, be sure to share your achievement badges.
  • How do I share my achievement badges on social media?
    1. When you receive your badge notification email, you'll be able to download an image of your new badge, which can be posted to any of your social media accounts. Don't forget to use #HGTHike&Bike2022 in your posts.

Tax Receipting Questions

  • When do I get my tax receipt for my Hike & Bike donation?
    1. If you donate online, you will receive an electronic tax receipt within 30 minutes of making your donation. Offline donations will receive a tax receipt after June 1, 2022. PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK OR SPAM FOLDER if you did not receive a receipt.
  • If I made a donation to my own team, will I receive a receipt?
    1. Yes. You will receive a receipt by email. Please check your junk or spam folder if you did not receive it in your inbox.
  • If I made a donation to myself, will I receive a receipt?
    1. Yes. You will receive a receipt by email. Please check your junk or spam folder if you did not receive it in your inbox.

Team Questions

  • How do I create a team?
    1. Create your team by registering online. Once you start the registration process by choosing your event 6K Hike, 6K Bike, 20K Bike, you can then select the "Start a team" option on the registration page. Proceed with the rest of the registration process.
  • How do I join a team?
    1. Once you start the registration process by choosing your event (6K Hike, 6K Bike, 20K Bike), you can then select the "Join a team" option on the registration page. If you've already registered as an individual, visit your Participant Centre homepage, scroll to the bottom and select "Change team membership." Follow the instructions from there. Be sure to know the name of the team you'd like to join or the name of the team captain.
  • How many people do I need to have to create a team?
    1. You need at least two people to form a team.