FAQ

Where do donations go?

The Fondation Charles-Bruneau marked its 25th anniversary in 2015. Over this period of time, a sum of $ 50 million has been invested in research and in the construction, development and procurement of equipment for the Centre as well as three pediatric oncology units.

Who should I contact to become a volunteer?

Send an email with your contact information to Rosalie Giguère at rgiguere@charlesbruneau.qc.ca, indicating your avaibility. We will contact you as soon as possible.

Who should I contact about having my child sponsored by the kayakers?

Send an email with your contact information to Valérie Vigneault at vvigneault@charlesbruneau.qc.ca, and we will contact you as soon as possible.

I would like to become a partner or create my own corporate team; to whom should I send my request?

Please contact Catherine Bélanger au cbelanger@charlesbruneau.qc.ca, and we will be glad to return your call in order to provide you with complete details and help you create your team.

I would like to become involved, but not as a kayaker. Who should I contact in order to offer my professional services?

Please email your request to fondation@charlesbruneau.qc.ca or call us at 514-256-0404. We will direct you to the right person based on your request.

The fundraising objective seems to be ambitious. What happens if I don’t raise the minimum donation amount required?

In order to take part in the event, participants are required to raise the minimum donation amount. We will be glad to assist you in your fundraising efforts and to provide tools that will make it easier for you to meet your objective.

Are preparatory outings planned in order to gauge my level of fitness and my paddling abilities?

Preparatory outings are planned for participants of the Classic. You will receive all the details via email.

Do I need to bring lunches and snacks?

Registration fees for the Classic include breakfast, lunch, snacks, water, plus the arrival cocktail. For the Newbie, fees include lunch, snacks, water and the arrival cocktail.

Are participants required to supply their own equipment?

You can use your own equipment or rent it (it has to be mentionned in your registration).

Isn’t the river too cold for this type of activity in September?

Quite the contrary. The river is usually at its warmest in the month of September.