Community & Philanthropy | Sep 10, 2021

Supporting Suicide Prevention, CF Lime Ridge Aims to Amplify Hope, Help and Healing at 9th Annual Running for Rachael Event

Hamiltonians are invited to participate in a virtual fundraising event to support critical city-wide suicide prevention work

(HAMILTON, ON) September 10, 2021 - Continuing its long-standing support of Hamilton youth and helping to amplify important conversations around suicide prevention, CF Lime Ridge is proud to host the 9th annual Running for Rachael event on Sunday, September 26. 

Running for Rachael is powered by the Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton (SPCCH), a Hamilton-based charitable organization with city-wide programs focused on suicide prevention that build hope, help and healing in our community.

“Running for Rachael is an important annual event that allows our partners to carry-out crucial work to prevent suicide in the Hamilton community,” says Andy Traynor, General Manager, CF Lime Ridge. “Now more than ever, we need to stand together to minimize social isolation brought on by the pandemic. The Running for Rachael event is a beacon of hope that shows everyone that there’s a strong community here that supports mental health and healing and we’re proud to continue our support.”

This year, CF Lime Ridge and the SPCCH are hoping to raise $30,000 to advance a range of programs and initiatives including online training through the Living Works START program, bereavement support for those who have experienced loss by suicide, and the Be Safe app, empowering users with access to local mental health, addiction and suicide prevention resources. 

“Our community partnership with CF Lime Ridge is instrumental in advancing our suicide prevention and life promotion work in Hamilton,” says Sid Stacey, Chair, SPCCH.

Similar to last year, the event will be held virtually and participants are encouraged to walk or run with their household or small team while maintaining local social distancing rules and public health protocols. 

What: 2021 CF Lime Ridge RUNNING FOR RACHAEL When: September 26, 2021, anytime and anywhere How: Register as individuals or with a team on runningforrachael.com, and help amplify messages of hope using the hashtag #RunningforRachael2021   Cost: This is a free event, however fundraising is encouraged. Any donations of $10 or more  will receive an income tax receipt.

For more information, visit cfshops.com or register online at runningforrachael.com

About Cadillac Fairview

Cadillac Fairview (CF) is a globally focused owner, operator, investor, and developer of best-in-class real estate across retail, office, residential, industrial and mixed-use asset classes. Wholly owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, CF manages in excess of $35 billion of assets across the Americas and the United Kingdom, with further expansion planned into Europe and Asia.

Internationally, CF invests in communities with like-minded partners, including Stanhope in the UK, Lincoln Property Company in the U.S., and Multiplan in Brazil. The company’s Canadian portfolio comprises 68 landmark properties, including the Toronto-Dominion Centre, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Tour Deloitte, CF Carrefour Laval, CF Chinook Centre and CF Pacific Centre.  

Continually striving to make a positive impact in communities where it operates by promoting social connection, growth, and a sustainable future, CF’s Purpose is Transforming Communities for a Vibrant Tomorrow. Learn more at cadillacfairview.com and follow CF on LinkedIn.

About Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton 

The Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton (SPCCH) is a Hamilton-based charitable organization that supports the work of suicide prevention in our community through initiatives that foster hope, help and healing. spcch.org

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