The Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run is a community based, province-wide event that sees the "Flame of Hope" carried across Ontario by members of Law Enforcement agencies from across the province. The objective of this and other events is to raise funds for and awareness of the Special Olympics movement in Ontario.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run has grown into the most important fund raising effort of Special Olympics programs around the WORLD. In 2010, over $40,000,000.00 was raised through the Law Enforcement Torch Run movement collectively. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is a program and a mission with two objectives;
- Raise funds to benefit the programs of Special Olympics
- Raise awareness for the programs of Special Olympics