You can be a VIP — a Very Important Philanthropist!

Who doesn’t want to be a VIP? Whether you plan to ride, run or walk, being a VIP is an amazing way to power up your support for Heart & Stroke and experience the best of Ride for Heart.

As a VIP, you’ll commit to raising $1,000 or more. (Don’t worry you’ll get lots of tips from us!) Your dedication to helping Canadians live healthy lives, free from heart disease and stroke, earns you a red carpet experience with VIP perks.

VIP Perks:

  • Technical running shirt or cycling jersey
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Indoor valet bike parking
  • Catered breakfast and lunch
  • And much more!

You can register as a VIP on your own, with a VIP Team or as part of our Corporate Challenge.

Perks that money can’t buy: VIP Club

Anyone who sets their fundraising goal at $1,000 or more becomes part of the VIP Club.

As a member of the VIP Club, you unlock access to unique prizes and experiences.

Welcome to the VIP Club.

Exclusive contests for VIPs only! The more you fundraise, the more chances you have to win! Prizes will be revealed each month in March, April and May to help spur you on.

Each $100 raised = 1 ballot

Each $100 raised over $1,000 = 5 ballots

Sneak peek: Fundraise $2500+ between May 1-31 and be eligible to win a prestigious lab tour with Dr. Craig Simmons, Heart & Stroke funded researcher from the University of Toronto.


May VIP Club Rules and Regulations


How do I raise $1,000?

We know fundraising isn’t easy. So we’ve put together some resources to help you reach your goal:

VIP questions?

Anything more you need to know about being a VIP? Contact VIP@heartandstroke.ca or call 647-943-3046 for more information.

VIP facts

Very Important Philanthropists (VIPs) are a small but mighty group. VIPs account for about 11% of participants, but they account for about 40% of the fundraising. Through their donations, VIPs are directly responsible for helping more Canadians survive heart disease and strokes. VIPs: You move us all.

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