Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon + 5K

Sunday, June 26th

Run for Hope & Change

Go the extra mile (or 5!) to support women and children at the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC).

Friends, neighbours, community and family… on June 26, 2016, DEWC is participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge and seeking your support. Register to walk or run in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge 5k or 1/2 Marathon Run, then raise funds for the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, an important service for Women and Children in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Steps to Register and Fundraise:

1. Register to walk or run for DEWC here!

Select Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre as your charity & enter charity pin code 16VDEWC for a discount. TIP: Register more than one person and receive an additional 10% off.

2. Set up your fundraising page here!

TIP: Cut and paste information from the toolkit to customize your page.

3. Create a Team – ask your family, friends, co-workers or neighbours to join (optional)

4. Encourage your friends, family, coworkers, neighbours to sponsor you or to join this event. TIP: Email directly from your fundraising page. Don’t forget to share discount code 16VDEWC.

5. Download our Run for Hope and Change Tool Kit

6. Get your running shoes on and come out on June 26th for a fun morning walk or run – Do it for DEWC!

scotiarun registration open



Dinner party date: Apr 9, 2016

dinner party yvr

Host a dinner party for friends and neighbours to provide food for women at DEWC! Sign up at and select DEWC as your charity!

Deadline to apply as a Host Chef: January 31, 2016 (but you have plenty of time to prepare for your dinner party!)

Cook a delicious meal on Saturday, April 9, 2016 and invite some friends! All funds collected from your dinner party go to DEWC!

Signing up is easy and you have months to get ready for the dinner party! By signing up, you get gifts from Whole Foods and more valued at $200!

RSVP here!

Vancouver Eastside 10K

Saturday, September 17th


On September 17th, DEWC will be participating in the Vancouver Eastside 10K to raise money for the Centre! Register and donate to DEWC!

Details here:

Get a 10% Discount off the registration cost by using discount code 16VEDEWC!

DEWC’s top fundraiser will receive a prize from Canada Running Series West so start training!