Jesse's Journey Foundation

Defeat Duchenne. Change Lives.


Max’s Big Climb – July 15, 2017

trfyecpz3uhnes2y._cropped Max’s Big Ride is partnering with Dundas’ premiere coffee and cycling destination, Grupetto and Burlington’s MEC to present the second annual Max’s Big Climb – to raise money for a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go to help find a cure for DMD via Jesse’s Journey. For more information and to register click here

Jeff Preston Celebrity Golf Tournament – July 21, 2017

Hosted at Saugeen Golf Club, by the Port Elgin Rotary. For more information or to find out how to register, click here.

Brian Connor’s Rice Lake Challenge – August 12, 2017

img_3574Taking place annually in Cobourg, Ontario, this event brings together swimmers, walkers and cyclists who are dedicated to raising funds to Defeat Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Proceeds from this event support Duchenne muscular dystrophy research through Jesse’s Journey. To donate and/or register for the event click here

Tory’s Tourney for Jesse’s Journey – August 12, 2017

Come out to Rochester Place golf and country club for Tory’s Tourney! Dinner and auction to follow. Registration details coming soon!

Brock Janes’ Golf Tournament – September 9, 2017

This year’s tournament will be hosted at the Oakridge Golf Club, in Port Perry.

Eric’s Amazing Race – November 4, 2017

Car Rally, Dinner, Silent Auction, and Live Music!

10 Million Steps for Cloudy – All of 2017

Cloudy’s mother and aunt (Allison and Regan) have pledged to walk 10 million steps in 2017, to raise funds for Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. Click here to donate to their journey, and keep an eye on their facebook page for step updates!

Looking to become a Jesse’s Journey Volunteer? Click here 

Past Events

Max’s Big Ride – June 4 – 12, 2017

MBR3A chilly start to the ride ended with sunny, warm days for Max and Andrew as they completed their incredible 600km cycle trek from Hamilton to Ottawa. With baby sister Isla riding along for more than half of it! Thank you to all of the hotels, sponsors, supporters, and donors who helped make this year’s ride a success for this amazing family. Donations to Max’s Big Ride can still be made here. To read about the ride click here.

The Ice Cream Ride – June 4, 2017

ice cream ride logo Chocolate-1A rainy start to the day, but the sun came out and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful ride and ice cream treats!

Fleetwood Country Cruize-In – June 3 & 4, 2017

Cruize In logoAnother fabulous Fleetwood Country Cruize-In in the books! Saturday’s weather was stunning, and Sunday came around! Jesse’s Journey volunteers collected gate admissions at all 3 gates on the Plunkett Estate for almost 9,000 participants and spectators throughout the weekend. This year raised $120,000 going to over 25 charities

Walk to Defeat Duchenne – May 28, 2017

Walk Collage

This year’s Walk to Defeat Duchenne was a rousing success! The weather was fantastic, and we had a great time. The pledge page is still open if you would like to make a late donation to a walker or team here. Thank you so much to all of our incredible walkers, donors, supporters, and sponsors.

Baseline Nurseries BBQ – May 27, 2017

Baseline-Logo-CMYKBaseline Nurseries hosted a delicious BBQ in support of Jesse’s Journey on Saturday, May 27th. The day was beautiful, perfect for dreams of spring planting!

London Skating Club’s 110th Anniversary Ice Show – March 26, 2017


What a treat to see Elvis Stojko perform – twice! The London Skating Club put on a fantastic show, with partial proceeds supporting Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. Showcasing the talented synchro, solo, and pairs skaters from the Club, Jesse’s Journey volunteers had a great time helping out at this year’s show. Thank you to the London Skating Club for another fabulous year!


Trivia Night – February 10, 2017

Highley KnowledgeableTrivia Night was a blast! ‘Highley Knowledgeable’ won Trivia Supremacy, but the race was close and a solid effort was showed by all! A huge thank you to everyone who came out, to the volunteers, donors, and amazing sponsors, and thank you to Tara Overholt for being such a great MC. We raised over $8,800.00 to help fund Duchenne research!