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GTA Pickering Happiest Walk in Canada

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Pickering Recreation Center, O'Brien Rooms

1867 Valley Farm Road

Pickering, ON L1V 3Y7

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This year, at the Happiest Walk in Canada Pickering, enjoy:

Flag raising ceremony

Lunch

Family activities in the center

Join us at The Happiest Walk in Canada

The walk for the CAWS is an annual event put on by the Canadian Association for Williams Syndrome, a grassroots, parent volunteer run registered charity dedicated to spreading awareness, raising funds and supporting families touched by Williams syndrome.

There's a New Route this Year

Begin at the back of Pickering Recreation Complex, travelling west on Diefenbaker Court (using the north sidewalk) to Glenanna Road. Head North on Glenanna Road (using the east sidewalk) travel to Kingston Road, turn east and continue on Kingston Road (using the south sidewalk) until Valley Farm Road, head south to Diefenbaker Court. Take Diefenbaker Court to behind Rec Complex.

Support our Walk

When you donate to the Walk for the CAWS, you have a rare opportunity to make a real difference. Williams syndrome is largely unknown to the general public and currently only funded through walk donations and family fundraising. No overhead here. Your gift will connect families, support research, broaden awareness and give families greater access to Williams syndrome specialists through education and advocacy.

What is Williams Syndrome?

Williams syndrome (WS) is a rare genetic condition that occurs in about 1 in 10,000 births. It is caused by a series of deleted genes on chromosome 7 and occurs equally in all genders and every culture.

It is characterized by medical, physical, learning and social issues including cardiovascular disease, low tone, developmental delays, learning disabilities and an inability to read social cues. By contrast, it also often results in striking verbal abilities, highly social personalities and an affinity for music.


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Pickering Recreation Center, O'Brien Rooms

1867 Valley Farm Road

Pickering, ON L1V 3Y7

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