2017 SCAN Walk-A-Thon

2017 SCAN Walk-A-Thon



The weather forecast in Ottawa for June 4th is RAIN! The physical walk from CHEO to Parliament Hill  MAY be replaced with an indoor Lunch  Party at Capital Courts Training Centre (1671 Vimont Court K4A 3M3). We will let everyone know via Facebook and Twitter by 9am tomorrow.

Please stay connected to find out which event will take place. For immediate updates, please call Merrick @ 613-762-7330 


Welcome to the annual SCAN Walk-A-Thon! We’re so glad you’re here to find out more info. This year’s walk will follow the exact same route as last year starting at 12pm sharp! we will meet at the CHEO main entrance parking lot then begin our walk…

  • West on Smyth
  • South on Riverdale Ave
  • West on Sunnyside Ave
  • North on Bank
  • East on Wellington
  • End at Parliament Hill for group photo

Download a pledge sheet and waiver to participate.

SCAN Pledge


To make a donation to our virtual Walk, please click the link below!


All proceeds will help sponsor sickle cell families attend the 2017 World Sickle Cell Day Dinner on June 19th. For every $10 pledge your name will be entered to win amazing prizes from our corporate sponsors! Please Make checks out to 9190279 CANADA SOCIETY.

Sickle Cell Action Network (SCAN) is a non-profit organization started in 2015 to normalize the conversation around issues that plague the sickle cell community. We believe that the internal cultural stigmas have thwarted the efforts of caregivers, medical professionals and educators who desperately need the continued support to better serve the sickle cell community. By standing on our three internal pillars, we hope to minimize the mental and physical suffering incurred by sickle cell patients nationwide.

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