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The generosity of individuals and the private sector who support Invest in Kids' special events such as Battle of the Brains® and the Invest in Kids Celebrity Golf Classic helps fund the majority of Invest in Kids' efforts.

To Learn more about those who have supported Invest in Kids' signature events:

Battle of the Brains®
Celebrity Golf Classic

Invest in Kids would like to recognize all of our supporters who, organized a third-party event on our behalf last year.

Third Party Events

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Join Team Invest in Kids on September 25, 2020 at the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon. By choosing to participate in the marathon, half marathon or 5K run or walk, you will be supporting the important work we do, providing critical resources for parents and professionals across Canada!

There is something for everyone…Marathon (42.2 km), Half-Marathon (21.1 km) and 5 km Run/Walk/Wheelchair. For more information on the marathon, please visit

Supporting Invest in Kids has never been easier. Sign up today and use ICANPLEDGE.COM to help you raise money quickly, easily, and securely. Team Invest in Kids runners can create their own personal donation page, add text message and e-mail invitation. Register online at

You can also help Invest in Kids win the Charity Challenge:

  • $5,000 awarded to the charity with the largest # of runners (minimum $10 per member raised)
  • $5,000 awarded to the charity with the team raising greatest donations per runner.
  • $5,000 awarded to the charity raising the most money

Join Team Invest in Kids today!! Deadline for registering is September 15, 2020.

Stay tuned for more information on Invest in Kids fundraising incentives, training programs and updates on team fundraising goals.

Questions? Ready to run/walk/wheel? Please contact David Young at [email protected] to sign up for Team Invest in Kids.

With your help, we can make a difference in the lives of Canada’s youngest children.

Battle of the Brains®

Invest in Kids would like to thank all those sponsors who are helping to make Battle of the Brains® 2005 a success. Over the years, with the help of dedicated sponsors like these, Battle of the Brains® has generated over 4 million dollars to support Invest in Kids' initiatives.

2005 Competitors
Click on the links below to view the team photo.

AGF Management Ltd.
Barrick Gold Corporation
Beqaj International Inc.
BMO Nesbitt Burns (table 1)
BMO Nesbitt Burns (table 2)
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Capital Guardian
Capital One. (table 1)
Capital One. (table 2)
CBC (table 1)
CBC (table 2)
CIBC World Markets
CCN Matthews
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Deutsche Bank
Ernst & Young
E*Trade Canada
Fidelity Investments Canada
Franklin Templeton Investments
Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP
Friends of Invest in Kids
Heathbridge Capital Management Inc.
Henry White Kinnear Foundation
HP Canada (table 1)
HP Canada (table 2)
Invest in Kids
K. Michael Edwards
McKinsey & Company
McLean Budden
Motorola Canada
National Bank Financial (table 1)
National Bank Financial (table 2)
National Post
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
PCL Constructors Group
RBC Capital Markets
Robin Plumb & Barbara Kendrick
Research in Motion
Rogers Wireless
Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc.
Scotia Capital (table 1)
Scotia Capital (table 2)
Stikeman Elliott LLP
T.D. Securities (table 1)
T.D. Securities (table 2)
Tory's LLP
Unilever Canada Ltd. (table 1)
Unilever Canada Ltd. (table 2)
Unilever Canada Ltd. (table 3)

Special Thanks

Invest in Kids Celebrity Golf Classic

On June 13th over 200 golfers and celebrities spent a day at Clublink’s Glencairn Golf Club in Milton raising over $190,000 for Invest in Kids. No one seemed to notice the rain as they played golf with hockey greats such as Johnny Bower, Rick Vaive and Bobby Hull. Also among the over 40 celebrities were Canadian women’s hockey champions Geraldine Heaney and Sami-Jo Small, rower Marnie McBean and Olympic cyclist Curt Harnett who all came out to support Canada’s children.

Thank you to all our sponsors and golfers who made this year’s tournament a success. We look forward to seeing you next year.

2005 Celebrity Golf Classic Participants
Click on the links below to view the foursome photos.

Access Systems
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada
Benefits Canada (Group A)
Benefits Canada (Group B)
Capital Guardian (Group A)
Capital Guardian (Group B)
Capital Guardian (Group C)
Capital Guardian (Group D)
Capital International Asset Management
Chris Coburn
Chip Pitfield (Group A)
Chip Pitfield (Group B)
CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services
Craig Moore
Devlin eBusiness
Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Fuse Marketing
Nadine Gilchrist
Heathbridge Capital Management Inc.
Hewitt & Associates
Irshaad Ahmad
KBSH Spirit Foundation
KP Graphics
Lincluden Management Ltd.
Lynne Sullivan
Manpower Services Canada Ltd.
McMillan Binch / Individata
Rob Mikalachki
Rogers Business Solutions
Rogers Publishing / Dewalt
Russell Investments
Scotia Securities Inc.
Scott Paper Ltd.
Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
State Street Trust Company
"The Doctor's"
Unilever Canada (Group A)
Unilever Canada (Group B)
Bill Villineauve

2005 Celebrity Golf Classic Sponsors

Hole Sponsors
ADP Investor Communications
Agile New Media
Allstate Canada
Fairwater Capital
Franklin Templeton
Heathbridge Capital Management
KBSH - Spirit Foundation
Northern Trust Global Advisors
Rogers Business Solutions
Rogers Publishing
Scotia Mutual Funds
York Investment Strategies
Unilever Canada

Hole In One Sponsors
Hole in One Canada
Sundance Spas
Subaru Canada
Full Contact Fishing

Special Thanks
Aurion Capital
Morgan Stanley

Hold Your Own Event

Invest in Kids would like to thank members of the community who have taken the initiative to hold their own events to raise funds in support of Invest in Kids. Community support is key to our success.

Invest in Kids considers Third-Party Events to be any fundraising initiative that has a goal of raising funds through a planned activity led by members of the community. There are many great ideas generated by friends of Invest in Kids that can raise necessary funds to help Canada's youngest children.

For more information on how you can hold your own event, click here.

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