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Annual winter fundraiser to promote brain health and mental health through active living.
Brain Freeze benefits local groups to support neurological disorders and/or mental health in our community.

Together we raised $4,657 for Minwaashin Lodge. Thank you everyone!


out of 1,000,000 steps !

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Please make your donation HERE.

Let’s move together to reach 1,000,000 steps! You can use a fitness tracker to count steps. Or use this activity chart to convert your steps. Multiple entries allowed and encouraged!

Log your activities and steps HERE.

Who are we supporting this year?

Your donation will benefit Minwaashin Lodge, a charity organization in Ottawa that provides support and services to Indigenous women and children who are survivors of violence.


out of 1,000,000 steps !

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Cassie Gaumont from Gatineau
moved 8,743 steps
by Walk

Maura from London, UK
moved 10,554 steps
by Walking

Karen from Victoria, BC
moved 22,650 steps
by Running and Walking

Susan from Victoria, BC
moved 23,000 steps
by Running and Walking

Rick Payant from Ottawa
moved 14,824 steps
by Walk

Martha B from Markham
moved 9,135 steps
by Walk

Yostina from Ottawa
moved 10,387 steps
by Walk

Marina B from Markham
moved 9,070 steps
by Walk

Sophie from Ottawa
moved 17,285 steps
by Walk

Please make your donation HERE.
Any amount is appreciated. Tax receipts available immediately for donations over $3.

Thank you for supporting Minwaashin Lodge!

What are we doing together?

Here at Brain Freeze, we believe exercise improves physical and mental health.
This year, we will move together to reach 1 million steps! (although we are apart!)
May the steps you take be symbolic of the steps that the Indigenous community at Minwaashin Lodge are taking to recover from violence.


March 13 and/or March 14

We have draw prizes!

You may choose to enter a raffle draw for one of 15 awesome prize packs!
Winners will be announced on Instagram and Twitter at 5pm on March 14.

Make a Donation
Log your steps!