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YOUTH AND STARS TORONTO

SUCCESS WALK

May 2, 2020
Toronto, ON
Fort York

Walk with mentors and job fair. Talk with leaders. Connect with employers. Interact with peers. Engage with community.

EMPOWERING YOUTH ONE STEP AT A TIME

Youth and Stars Success Walk is a mission connecting youth of all ages, cultures and abilities with music and sports celebrities, doctors, teachers, first responders, politicians and community leaders and encouraging conversation between them during a citywide 1.5K walk.
The event will take place on May 2, 2020, with an anticipated 5,000 to 7,500 Youth and Stars joining together to walk through and enjoy Fort York, raising awareness of career opportunities, developing dialogue for higher education and recruitment, and encouraging expansion of skill sets.
This is a not for profit event.

ENCOURAGING CONVERSATION. ADVANCING SKILLS. ENABLING RECRUITMENT.

THE ROUTE TO THE FINISH LINE

Youth and Stars Success Walk participants will meet at the 1st Check-In point inside Fort York (250 Fort York Blvd, Toronto). The 1.5K walk will move throughout the Fort York grounds in downtown Toronto, Ontario.

What you can expect along the route

Check-In Stops

Check-in points and kilometre markers along the route will feature sponsor activations, brand interactions and community engagement.

Helping Agencies & Career Choice Information

A variety of local helping agencies, businesses and institutions will be onsite offering advice and resource materials for higher education, career choice information, apprentice opportunities, and mentorship programs.

Celebration

Reach the finish line for a celebration at the end of the walk. Featuring motivational speakers, dignitaries, celebrities, and entertainment on the main stage.

FORT YORK STAGE

The Youth and Stars Success Walk culminates with a celebration. After the walk enjoy inspirational speakers, local dignitaries, celebrities and popular performers on the stage.

GET INVOLVED

Register to Walk

Sign up at seatgiantevents.ca below. Registration is FREE

Become a Sponsor

A variety of sponsorship opportunities from Title to Entertainment to owning a Check-In Activity Stop are available.

Apply to Volunteer

Every event needs great volunteers to run smoothly. Donate your time and skills and help us make a difference.

SERVING 5,000 to 7,000 ATTENDEES

The Youth and Stars Success Walk will host company booths including recruitment agencies, food vendors, business enterprise, information and service providers. Join us in providing an innovative experience for participating youth and attendees.

Players

This is our dedicated team who work day-in and day-out together to bring
you the Youth and Stars Success Walk.

Mark Higgins

Founder & Producer

Miriam Higgins

Sponsorship

Mark Grimes

Co-host/Honorary Advisory Board, Ward 3 Etobicoke-Lakeshore City Councillor

Andy Kim

Honorary Advisory Board

Mark Towhey

Honorary Advisory Board

Laura Babcock

CEO, Power Group Communication, Honorary Advisory board

Sammy Jo Higgins

Sammy Jo Higgins

Co-Founder & Youth Advisory Board

Partners & Sponsors

Gord Downie Flag

Autographed Canadian Flag Auctioned in Gord Downie’s Honour, with funds donated to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research at the Sunnybrook Hospital.

Contact Us

Youth and Stars Success Walk is a mission connecting youth of all ages, cultures and abilities with music and sport celebrities, doctors, teachers, first responders, politicians and community leaders and encouraging conversation between them during a citywide 1.5K walk and job fair.
The event will take place on May 2, 2020, with Youth and Stars joining together to walk through Fort York, creating awareness of career opportunities, developing dialogue for higher education and recruitment, and encouraging expansion of skill sets.