Welcome to PaddleforaCause.ca

“Paddle for a Cause” is a fundraiser in support of Prostate Cancer taking place in September, 2013.  Starting in the Trent region, a father (Andy) – son (Nick) team will kayak the Trent-Severn Waterway, ending in the Kawartha region at Peterborough’s Silver Bean Cafe. Read more… Where are we RIGHT NOW?

Donate for a Chance to Win

A donation of any size automatically enters you into a raffle for the items featured below. Donate $50 or more, and you will also be entered into a second raffle for the Grand Prize Giveaway. The draw for both raffles will take place on September 28th, and prizes can be claimed at the Fundraiser Finale on September 29th.

You Could Win: 1 of 6 Prostate Cancer Canada items (Titleist hat, tie, scarf, cuff links, t-shirt, or socks); 1 of 3 Starbucks prize packages; 1 set of Peterborough Petes tickets for two; 1 of 3 canoe/kayak/pedal-boat rentals from Peterborough Pedal n Paddle; 1 canoe paddle from Wild Rock Outfitters; 1 of 2 family passes to the Canadian Canoe Museum; 1 of 2 Silver Bean Cafe gift certificates; 1 of 2 sets of Movie tickets for two to Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough; 1 of 10 gift cards from Signarama; 1 of 4 one month unlimited yoga passes for Hot Yoga Peterborough (Each valued at $120); or 1 of 2 cruises for two from LiftLock and the River Cruises.

*Click an image for a slideshow of the current prize lineup.


NEW – Grand Prize Giveaway: Donate $50 or more to be entered in a second raffle for the PaddleforaCause.ca 2013 grand prize, sponsored by Backroad Mapbooks and Ontario Out of Doors Magazine.

The Grand Prize Giveaway

The Grand Prize Giveaway includes the items below, total value – $450, plus HST:

All donations made on this site are received, processed, and issued tax receipts directly by Prostate Cancer Canada – the only national foundation dedicated to the elimination of the Prostate Cancer through research, education, and awareness.

Past Events

Fundraiser Finale: Join Andy and Nick at Peterborough’s Silver Bean Cafe on September 29th at noon to celebrate the end of the fundraiser. Refreshments will be provided.

Get Caffeinated at Starbucks: Starbucks (at Chapters) will be helping raise funds on August 21st and September 25th at their location – Drop in for a coffee and see what they are up to!

PaddleforaCause.ca 2013: Starting in the Trent region (Sept. 16th), we will kayak the Trent-Severn Waterway, ending in the Kawartha region at Peterborough’s Silver Bean Cafe (Sept. 21st/22nd). Read more… Where are we RIGHT NOW?

View PaddleforaCause.ca 2013 Paddle Route Map in a larger map. Red balloons indicate locks along the Trent-Severn Waterway – Click for more details.

$8 Yoga Class: Proceeds from Hot Yoga Peterborough’s Karma classes during the month of August will be donated to PaddleforaCause.ca. All non members pay a minimum $8 drop in fee, and donations from members are welcome! Karma classes are Friday nights from 6-7pm. www.hotyogaptbo.com

Cause Paddler BBQ (Cancelled): Andy and Nick from PaddleforaCause.ca will be hosting a BBQ at Sears on August 24th and August 31 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. All BBQ proceeds will be donated to PaddleforaCause.ca.