Cause of the Month


Canada 150

2017 marks Canada’s Sesquicentennial, – aka 150th Birthday! Celebrate at events throughout the country – click here For celebrations and events throughout the Chatham-Kent area, check out the MyCK events calendar

Cause of the Month - Feature Graphic June 2017

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

The Cause of the Month for May is Walk a Mile in Her Shoes in support of the Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre. This years walk takes place on June 3rd, rain or shine! “Frank Baird created Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® in 2001. Each year an ever-increasing number of men are joining Walk A Mile […]


Earth Day 2017

April Cause of the Month is Earth Day, taking place on Saturday April 22nd “Connecting people to nature on Earth Day and every day” “Earth Day Canada inspires and supports people across Canada to connect with nature and build resilient communities. Founded in 1990, Earth Day Canada is a national charity that inspires and supports people […]

Cause of the Month - March - AG Safety Week 2017

Ag Safety Week

March 12 – 18 is Agricultural Safety Week! “Organized by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA), the aim is to empower producer families with the information they need to help keep kids, adults and seniors safe on the farm or ranch while preserving a way of life that […]


Heart Month

Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks Heart Month, the perfect time to commit to a healthier lifestyle and to make small changes in heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women but small changes can make a big positive difference in heart health: Schedule a visit with your doctor […]

Cause of the Month - Feature Graphic JAN 2016

Chatham Kent Crime Stoppers

2017 marks the 30th Anniversary for the Chatham Kent Crime Stoppers program. They anticipate that the program will surpass the $100 Million mark in recovered drugs and stolen property this year. Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers has enjoyed a very successful and productive 2016. Through the combined efforts of tipsters, the media, police agencies and the hard work of […]


Chatham Goodfellows

The Chatham Goodfellows “No Child without a Christmas” campaign began in 1954 and has continued throughout the years. Through donations and volunteer efforts, the Goodfellows have helped many in the Chatham-Kent area on Christmas morning, ensuring there are toys for children and food for a holiday meal. Over their 60-year history, the Chatham Goodfellows, along with other service groups […]

Pink ribbon. Breast cancer on white

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Canada. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of this disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in Canadian women with 26% (1 in 4) cancer diagnoses being breast cancer. This is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Canadian women, after lung cancer.

TFox 2016

Terry Fox Run 2016

The Terry Fox Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families, and groups to raise money for cancer research in Terry’s name. It is a day of celebrating Terry’s legacy and helping to keep alive his dream of finding a cure for cancer.   Terry Fox Runs take place in over […]