About

MONTREAL WALKS for mental health is an event organized by the MONTREAL WALKS for mental health Foundation, whose mission is to increase public awareness about mental health and eliminate stigma and discrimination towards people living with mental illness and those who support them.

Members of the Foundation are:


Since its launch in 2009, the annual MONTREAL WALKS for mental health has grown exponentially in number of participants and monies raised. Walkers participate as individuals or in teams as part of our Shared Fundraising Program, and are given the opportunity to raise funds for their own organizations.

Would your organization want to participate in Montreal Walks?

Create a team of walkers and promote your organization! Benefit from the public awareness of who you are and the services you provide in mental health. All charitable organizations providing mental health services in Montreal are invited to join the team the Walk. You may even be eligible to receive money by participating. For details of this offer, contact us at walk4mh@mtlmarche.com

Annual Grant Program

Every year, the Foundation awards grants to non-profit organizations that provide mental health services on the Island of Montreal. If your charitable organization would like to benefit from this unique opportunity, please submit your proposal before September 15th, 2017. In the past four years, the Foundation has contributed over $35,000 to local community organizations, helping them to provide much needed mental health services throughout Montreal.

Projects Funded in 2015

  • Les Amis de la Santé Mentale du Québec
  • Suicide Action Montréal
  • Ometz – Cummings Centre
  • Maison l’Éclaircie de Montréal
  • Action Santé de Pointe St-Charles
  • L’Abri En Ville