Jesse's Journey Foundation

Defeat Duchenne. Change Lives.


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

lscposter-bannerWe’re thrilled to partner with the London Skating Club for their 110th anniversary ice show on Sunday, March 26th. This year featuring world champion Elvis Stojko! For more information click here

Walk to Defeat Duchenne – May 28, 2017

2016 Walk-a-thon

Join us at Springbank Park for our annual Walk to Defeat Duchenne. To sign up as a participant or register a team click here

Interested in being a sponsor? Check out our sponsorship options here

Fleetwood Country Cruize In – June 3 and 4, 2017

Cruize In logoCelebrating 50 years of Camaros, Cougars and Firebirds! Gates open from 7am to 5pm on both Saturday & Sunday. For more information click here


Max’s Big Ride – June 4 – 12, 2017

MBR3This year Max and Andrew will reverse their route and ride the 600 km from Hamilton to  Ottawa along the Waterfront Trail aboard their trusty cargo bike. Max and his dad will set off from Hamilton on Sunday, June 4 and arrive on Parliament Hill on Monday, June 12.


Ice Cream Ride – June 4, 2017

ice cream ride logo Chocolate-1New this year! Gather pledges and bike along with Max and Andrew on the first day of Max’s Big Ride! Join them on this 25 km family friendly ride along bike paths and bike lanes.

Garrett’s Heros Golf to End Duchenne – June 24, 2017

Garretts HeroesThis is your chance to be part of Team Garrett. Come out for a day of fun, golf at Black Diamond Golf Club and make a difference to thousands of  boys worldwide.  All proceeds from this tournament are going towards research to find a treatment/cure for Duchenne. Register here

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

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

Past Events

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!


Paint Night – December 8, 2016

img_1764img_1756We’d like to thank all the fun and fabulous people who came out for our first Paint Night! Thank you to Sifton Properties for providing the beautiful space, and to Donna Thacker for lending us her time and artistic talents.

Eric’s Amazing Race – October 29, 2016

dsc_0988 dsc_0985 The organizers of the 14th Annual Eric’s Amazing Race were pleased to welcome 45 cars to participate in a wild and challenging car rally. Teams gathered after the rally to bid on an incredible selection of auction items and enjoy great music and delicious pizza!

We’d like to thank the Morden and Lindsay family along with all their friends for another amazing year!

Photos  courtesy of Andrea Carrol


Xtreme Warrior Challenge – September 24, 2016

XWC logo transpHeld at Fanshawe Conservation Area, 54 teams completed 10 military-inspired obstacles over 8km of challenging terrain. For photos of the event click here.

Brock Janes’ Golf Classic – September 10, 2016

img_6078 img_6038This year’s tournament was held at the Oakridge Golf Club in Port Perry. A very special thank you to IBEW Local 353 who sponsored this years dinner and have been supporting this tournament since it began!

Brian Connor’s Rice Lake Challenge – August 27, 2016

img_3574This annual event took place in Cobourg, Ontario, that brought 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.

Thanks to the support of all our participants, donors and volunteers, the 2016 event raised close to $65,000!

Rob Tinney of Tindall Tree Service completed a 24 hour sit-in up in a tree at Victoria Beach Park in Cobourg, Ontario on Friday, August 26th starting at 6am to Saturday, August 27th finishing at 6am .  This event was in conjunction with Brian Connor’s Rice Lake Challenge to raise money for Jesses Journey.

 Tory’s Tourney – August 6, 2016

Thanks to Frank, Kelly and Tory Provenzano for hosting the 13th annual Tory’s Tourney in Windsor.

To date over $358,000 has been raised for research.  Weather was perfect for this sold out event that drew nearly 300 for the post golf dinner and draws. Tory thanked the participants and spoke to the crowd about his treatments and the importance of research. Click here to see photos.

Jeff Preston Celebrity Golf Tournament – July 15, 2016

cheque-presentationMark Kraemer and Kevin Carter, members of the Port Elgin Rotary Club, presented John Davidson with a cheque for $25,000 that the club raised for the Jeff Preston Celebrity Golf Tournament.  Thank you to all the golfers for your participation and the Port Elgin Rotary Club for your support!