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Join “Toronto Central HOPE worldwide” team at  Ride for Refuge 2018

Join Us at the Ride for Refuge 2018

Welcome to the HOPE worldwide Canada Toronto Central chapter page for Ride for Refuge.

 Every year our chapter joins other organizations across Canada in this event to raise money for charity.

You can walk or ride or bike. Or just donate.

The Ride for Refuge 2018 will be held on September 29, 2018 at Ashbridges Bay Park, 1561 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto, ON M4L 3W6, , Plenty of parking at: 20 Ashbridges Bay Park $7

Please visit our Team Page “Toronto Central HOPE worldwide to sign up. Invite your family and friends and share it through social media or email.

Here are the full details for the Ride: Ride Day Details

Here is a quick message from the Chapter Director, Phil Osagie:

All set for 2018 Ride for Refuge….

The 2018 Ride for registration is here. It will take place in Toronto Downtown, starting at 9 am.  The Toronto Central Team did great last year. We can do it again. 

The first step is to register to participate. Registration is easy. Just follow the simple steps below, to join our team.

See you all at the Ride on September 29. 

Steps to registration 

  1. Click registration link here
  2. To register, Select Join Team ( Alternatively, to simply donate only, select Donate now ) 
  3. Select location- Toronto downtown
  4. Tick accept waver 
  5. Select registration type(adult or youth or child)
  6. Take option – I will raise $150 or pay $25 before September 15 or $40 after September 15. Then answer survey questions. 
  7. Set fundraising goal
  8. Select T shirt size
  9. Select T shirt size 
  10. Answer few personal questions. Eg gender, age range etc
  11. Put your name and address. 
  12. Select your user name and password 
  13. Registration is complete and you are good to go. 
  14. You can start spreading the word and warming up for the ride. 

Phil Osagie


The Toronto Central chapter is involved in different events and projects throughout the year to help the poor and vulnerable in downtown Toronto.

Toronto Central Volunteers Serving at Sistering

Toronto Church Volunteers Serving at Sistering

These include:

The goal of the Toronto Central chapter is to help the poor and disadvantaged get to levels that they have never reached before and help them to  have  fresh hope again.

The Toronto Church  Chapter is led by Phil Osagie, the chapter director.  He  has demonstrated a strong commitment to helping the poor around the world, especially in Toronto and Africa.

Dr Phil Osagie, The Toronto chapter director

Dr Phil Osagie, The Toronto chapter director

With a stong background in international business and public relations, Phil has been active in the work for the poor for many years. . He has been a community advocate and supporter of several charities including War Child, World Vision and the Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB) where he serves as Vision mate. He is the co-founder of the African Blind Foundation, a charity that provides educational and material support to blind persons in the African continent.

He is married to an ‘angel,’ Stella, and they have three sons.

Phil Osagie can be reached by email at

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