The Walk for LOVE provides families, friends and community members with an opportunity to have fun and raise funds for our great hospital, said Ed Myers
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 28, 2016
Shriners Hospitals for Children—Philadelphia proudly announces the Walk for LOVE that will take place on Saturday, October 1 at LuLu Shriners, 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA.
The event will begin at 9 a.m. with registration, the walk at 10 a.m., followed by a fall festival. Festivities will conclude at noon. The community fundraiser will unite families, friends, patients, Shriners and local businesses that support the hospital’s mission to provide life-changing care to kids, regardless of the families’ ability to pay.
Held rain or shine, the Walk for LOVE promises to deliver a fun, festival-like atmosphere that the entire family can enjoy. In addition to the 1-mile Walk, Roll or Stroll the family fun festival will feature music, games, pumpkin painting, delicious food and Fezzy’s Rescue Squad – a stuffed animal checkup clinic. All of the post-race family fun festival activities are included with registration.
Tickets.com and its T.Cares program have generously signed on as a gold sponsor of the event. Tickets.com strives to make a difference not only in the ticketing industry, but also within the community. The T.Cares program seeks to support local community efforts by partnering with various nonprofit organizations, like The Philadelphia Shriners Hospital to provide remarkable experiences for individuals and their families. The T.Cares program has provided a number of experiences for Shriners Hospitals kids in various cities. T.Cares most recently provided 5-year-old Caiden and his family with a VIP meet and greet at the Philadelphia Phillies game. Caiden and his family are known as “Caiden’s Celtic Warriors” and will attend at the Walk.
“The Walk for LOVE provides families, friends and community members with an opportunity to have fun and raise funds for our great hospital. It will be a fun-filled day with lots of activities for people of all ages to enjoy. We are thrilled to have an event and a cause that the entire community can rally behind,” said Ed Myers, administrator, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Philadelphia.
Participants can register online at http://www.WalkforLove.org. The cost to register is $25 and includes a Walk for LOVE t-shirt. Supporters who are unable to attend can sign up to be Virtual Walkers. Funds raised will help the hospital continue to transform the lives of children through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education.
For more event information and Walk registration, visit http://www.WalkforLove.org.
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About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research, and outstanding medical education. The Philadelphia hospital provides care for congenital and acquired orthopaedic conditions as well as acute and rehabilitative care for children with spinal cord injuries.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.