The 17th Annual Walk The Walk For The Compass

An Incredible Success!

On Saturday September 16th, 2023 the community came together at the Church of St. Mark – Lutheran in Mineola Mississauga to take part in the 17th Annual Walk The Walk for The Compass Food Bank and Outreach Centre.  

With a goal of raising $85,000 to purchase healthy and nutritious food and hygiene products for residents of south Mississauga experiencing food insecurity and homelessness, we were ecstatic when we saw that our goal had been surpassed several days before the event took place. Based on quick calculations, we are confident in sharing with you that you raised more than $120,000 for The Compass. Once we complete a full financial review of all funds that came in, we will share with you our true final number. There’s still time to donate to the event through our website at until end of day September 30th. 

We would like to thank all of our Walk sponsors for their incredible support of this annual event:

Khatambakhsh Real Estate Team who was the Event lead sponsor as well as the sponsor of that bigger and better than ever Kids’ Zone. 

Petro-Can Lubricants who sponsored our Registration area for the 2nd year in a row. 

Tile Solutions who sponsored the Welcome Kits for the 3rd year in a row. 

Vulcan Investments who sponsored the t-shirts, also for the 3rd year in a row. 

AtlasCare Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electrical who sponsored the Walk Bibs for, yes you guessed it, the third year in a row. 

Anuja Pereira Realty who sponsored the road signs for the second year in a row.  

Willow Dental who sponsored the environmentally-friendly collapsible water bottles.  

Alpha Marketing Inc. who sponsored our wrist bands and many of our signs at the event.

The Perennial Gardener who sponsored the BBq.

To our clients, volunteers, staff, Board and especially YOU, our community who attended this year’s fundraiser, we are so grateful and humbled by what you have accomplished.  

There are many more people and businesses who contributed in their own ways to the success of our event and who are too numerous to mention here. 

The 18th Annual Walk the Walk for The Compass will take place on Saturday September 21st, 2024.

Stay tuned for more information coming soon. 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Melinda at

Show everyone the fun you had in years past! Post your photos on your social media pages and tag The Compass or email your pictures to Use the hashtag #WalkTheWalk2023  


Thank you for your tremendous support!

17th Annual Walk the Walk Compass 2023 - final amount 158464
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