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Kids Help Phone has supported youth more than 18 million times since 2020 and this number increases every day. We are calling on all of Canada to ensure critical funds are raised for youth mental health, ensuring young people continue to feel heard and seen without judgement.

Demand for Kids Help Phone's services continues to grow. Fundraising for BMO Walk so Kids Can Talk will ensure KHP can meet the unique needs of youth in every community in Canada.

How to get started

  1. Register online
    Join or start a team by asking friends, family and coworkers to join you on Sunday, May 5. You can show young people across Canada that they’re never alone!
  2. Set a fundraising goal (suggested fundraising minimum $100)
    Setting a realistic goal will help keep you motivated and give you something concrete to work toward. Raising these funds helps support young people and helps you earn rewards!
  3. Share your reason for participating and build your connection to the cause
    Whether it’s on your online profile page or through personal emails, share your reason for supporting Kids Help Phone. You might be surprised by how your family and friends support your efforts!
  4. Let your friends, family and coworkers know that you’re a champion in your community!
    Make a list of all the people you know and ask them to make a donation if possible. Call, email or post on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.
For more great fundraising advice and ideas, check out our fundraising tips and tools.

Fundraising tips & tools

Support your fundraising efforts with these simple tips and tools.

Pledge Form

Track any funds raised in person by printing our pledge form. You can print as many as you need! 

To ensure funds are attributed to you, please ensure your information is completed on the top of the pledge form.

Virtual attendees: please pre-deposit all cash and/or cheques at any BMO branch, and mail your pledge form to Kids Help Phone. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

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You can share our poster on social media or via email to help spread the word about the fundraising activities you may be hosting in-person or virtuall at your workplace, or with people in your networks.

Fundraising tips

Not sure where to start? Take a look at our fundraising tips below! They include helpful ideas for engaging with family, friends and coworkers for a great cause – in person or virtually!

  1. Trivia
    Create a trivia competition you can run in person and through video chat. You can charge a fee to participate, with the winner receiving a prize and all funds raised going to your team.

    Research topics such as sports, entertainment, history and geography, and host a trivia night for your friends, family or colleagues.
  2. Online auction
    Set up an online auction through websites such as, where you can raise money by auctioning off goods and services that can be redeemed at any time. All proceeds can go to your team, or each winner can make a donation to the donor’s fundraising page!
  3. Bingo
    Participate in a game of bingo by downloading bingo cards online and sharing them with your team. You can charge a small fee to purchase the cards and then set up a 15-minute video chat and call out the numbers each day. The winner will get a prize and all funds will go to your team!

Fundraising rewards

To thank our fundraising participants for their efforts in supporting Kids Help Phone, rewards are given to eligible individual participants.

Individual fundraising rewards

If you raise $250 or more as an individual (by asking your network to donate), you qualify for a reward* as outlined in the chart below.

Funds Raised Reward*
$250-$499 $25 gift card
$500-$749 $50 gift card
$750-$999 $75 gift card
$1,000-$1,999 $100 gift card
$2,000-$2,999 $200 gift card
$3,000-$3,999 $300 gift card
$4,000-$4,999 $400 gift card
$5,000+ $500 gift card


Team fundraising rewards

Beginning in 2024, Kids Help Phone will no longer issue team rewards.

By eliminating team rewards, we will be able to issue gift cards in a more timely manner. We will continue to issue rewards for any individual raising $250 or more.

*Please note, rewards are not cumulative. Rewards will be emailed to eligible individual participants following the final tally of the event.

All donations must be received on or before May 31, 2024 to be eligible for individual rewards. Rewards will be given based on total fundraising amount submitted (i.e. donations raised both online and in person).

Eligible participants must claim the reward no later than November 30, 2024. Rewards claimed beyond this date cannot be fulfilled. The rewards themselves do not have an expiry.

You may receive an official tax receipt for the value of your reward if you raise $250 or more and decide to donate your fundraising reward back to Kids Help Phone.