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Summer events: What’s new and how you can get involved

Summer looks a little different for everyone this year. To keep each other safe, our annual Walk for Water events won’t be happening. We’re going to miss seeing everyone, but we’ve got some exciting new initiatives taking place!

Here’s a look at what’s happening – and how you can get involved from the comfort of your own home:

…for Lake Winnipeg

Support a healthy Lake Winnipeg with your favourite summer activity! Love to bake? Passionate about running? Keen to clean up your community? All this and more can be turned into a fundraiser …for Lake Winnipeg!

The easiest way to support our 2020 summer fundraising campaign is with a donation. All funds raised help protect our lake – and this year, your support is as important as ever. Visit the …for Lake Winnipeg online campaign page to give today.

Feeling creative? Join the campaign by setting up your own personal fundraiser!

Choose an activity

Use your skills, talents or hobbies to support healthy water: the possibilities are as limitless as your imagination!

Need help with ideas? Check out our event ideas  to get inspired.

Collect donations

Collect donations on your own, or participate online by setting up a fundraising page.

Protect the lake

Our summer campaign runs until Aug. 31, 2020. All the money raised from your activity will be used to translate science into solutions …for Lake Winnipeg!

Bid …for Lake Winnipeg online art auction

Decorate your home, office or cottage with a piece of Lake Winnipeg! Our online art auction is your chance to bid on a variety of works made by local artists inspired by our great lake and its natural surroundings.


Head to the LWF art auction site between July 13 and 11:59 p.m. on August 7, 2020.


Place a bid. Only the highest bidder wins and pays for the prize.


Keep your eye on the prize (and the bids!) by checking the site often.

Visit our auction page for more information about payment options, pickup, and charitable receipts.

Bike to the Beach

A new fundraiser hits the road on August 7, 2020! A group of cyclists are gearing up to ride from Winnipeg to Lake Winnipeg’s Victoria Beach in support of LWF and a healthy lake.

You can support the 2020 Bike to the Beach cyclists in two ways. Visit the Bike to the Beach 2020 online campaign to donate directly to the ride, or donate to a specific rider through their personal fundraising page. Have a message of encouragement? You can include it as part of your online donation!

By supporting any (or all!) of these summer events, you are part of a community of lake-lovers. Together, we are translating science into solutions for the health of our fresh water – now and for future generations.

Thank you for making a healthy Lake Winnipeg possible. We look forward to seeing you at the lake again soon!

Become a member and strengthen our collective efforts.

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