Your small steps can make a huge difference for local communities.

COUNTDOWN TO UP 2019: 40 days

Join us on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 for UP 2019. Together, we’ll climb 1,776 steps to the top of the CN Tower and help communities rise from poverty to possibility. Choosing to climb with us is your way of taking positive action and showing your local love. Together, let’s step UP!

  • Student Climb: Saturday, November 2, 2019; 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Public Climb: Saturday, November 2, 2019; 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Corporate Climb: Sunday, November 3, 2019; 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Presidential Climb: Sunday, November 3, 2019; 10:15 a.m.

Registration fees

A non-refundable registration fee applies: $10 for students (18 years and under) and $20 for adults. While assisting with event planning, this fee will ensure that United Way Greater Toronto minimizes the potential loss of donated funds. (Note: a tax receipt cannot be issued for the registration fee, as prescribed by the Canada Revenue Agency.)

Minimum-fundraising requirements

To be eligible, each climber must raise and submit the following fundraising minimums: $60 for students (18 years and under); $100 for adults. Wristbands/timing chips will only be issued to climbers who have submitted their minimum fundraising requirement. As always, 100% of funds raised will go directly to United Way’s ongoing work in fighting poverty across our region.

New for 2019

Mandatory advance climbing chip pick up - To improve your event experience and reduce wait times at UP 2019, this year we’re making it MANDATORY to pick up your climbing chips in advance of the event, please click here for full details.

Free delivery of climbing chips for teams – If your team has 15 or more members who have fundraised the minimum $100 for adults, $60 for students, by 5:00 p.m. on October 22nd, we will ship your climbing chips to your team captain via courier for FREE!