Grandpa Bob's 4,000 Walk for Louie
Bob Facca, or “Grandpa Bob” is on the road - walking 4,000 kilometres for Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. Grandpa Bob will be walking across Quebec and Ontario for his grandson Louie - and for all of the other boys with Duchenne.
His 2014 walk started May 12 in Quebec City, heading west and covering approximately 20 kilometres a day. As of July 2 he has completed 1,000 kilometres!
Bob will stop in many cities and towns, including Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, London, Windsor, Parry Sound, Sudbury and Thunder Bay.
Bob says this is something he has to do, "because as close as the researchers are, they still need more money. The more funding they have, the more research they can do."
Through the province of Quebec, Grandpa Bob was joined by Tom Cappelli whose 16 year old son, Aidan, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
To donate to Grandpa Bob's 4000km Walk for Louie, click here or Text BOB to 45678
For all inquiries, please contact the Jesse's Journey office at 519-645-8855
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