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Illinois Team Hope Walk
Please join us for the 10th Annual Illinois Team Hope Walk on Sunday, May 18th, 2014! Help us to continue funding the mission of the Huntingtons Disease Society of America! The past nine Walks have helped raise over $425,000! Remember: The Walk has been moved to the Naperville Riverwalk in downtown Naperville, Illinois. The Riverwalk offers a walker, wheel chair, wagon, and stroller friendly path. Dogs are very welcome as long as they remain on a leash. Please remember to bring enough non-alcoholic drinks for yourself as well as any dogs you bring along. After the Walk, stick around for our family style hotdog lunch (be sure to bring your lawnchair), games for the kids, great conversation with friends and LIVE MUSIC!. The Riverwalk also offers a playground for the young ones that attend as long as their parents are with them. We will start at the Grand Pavillion at the far west end of the "Beach" parking lot. We hope to see you there!! More information can be found on our chapter website at http://www.hdsa.org/il.
Walk Details & Schedule
Walk Date: Sunday, May 17, 2014
Check In Begins: 9AM
Walk Begins: 10AM
Walk Ends: 3PM
Contact: Dave Hodgson
Team Hope Walks aim to raise as much money possible in the local community to support the mission and services of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Please download the Team Hope Walk Participant Packet and check out the Team Hope website’s Fundraising Tips & Tools(including some fundraising webinars!) and Participant Resources sections.
We invite all local companies and small businesses to sponsor this Team Hope Walk. We depend on the generosity of sponsors, and by sponsoring a walk your company will be supporting a great cause as well as engaging in an exciting marketing opportunity within the local community. If you are a company looking to sponsor the walk, please email Dave Hodgson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is Huntington's Disease?
Huntington's disease (HD) is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder that results in a loss of cognitive, behavioral and physical control, and for which, presently, there is no cure. To learn more, please visit www.hdsa.org.
About Team Hope
Team Hope is the Huntington's Disease Society of America's (HDSA's) largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors and communities walk together each year to support HDSA's fight to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families.
From forming a team, to sponsoring an event, to volunteering, you too can help make a difference in so many lives. Join Team Hope for HD, and help us provide help for today, hope for tomorrow! Learn more by visiting www.hdsa.org/teamhope.