Los Angeles Hope, Steps & A Cure Walk 2012
, a fundraising and awareness event to benefit the AA&MDSIF
, will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Shoreline Village
in Long Beach, CA. It will be a day of fun connecting with fellow patients and families. The event will include inspirational speakers, the Walk, a 5K Run (see next post below), a silent auction, and light refreshments.
members are invited to support Team Marrowforums
and help spread the word about this annual fundraiser.
We will walk along the scenic marina in Shoreline Village, an easy 1-mile or 2-mile walk.
Registration begins at 9:00am in front of the All American Melodrama Theater (see map
). The program and walk will begin at 9:30am.
Our celebrity starter will be actress Cloris Leachman
, an Academy Award winner and eight-time Emmy winner.
If you can attend
Go to the Walk Registration page, fill out the form, and specify Team Marrowforums where it says Join an Existing Team (Optional).To make a donation
Go to the Team Marrowforums page and fill out the Donation section under the Options heading. Both named and anonymous donations of any amount are welcome.Virtual walkers
If you can't attend you can register as a "virtual walker". You register but we do the walking for you, and you'll be able to set your own fundraising goal. Go to the Virtual Registration page, fill out the form, and specify Team Marrowforums where it says Join an Existing Team (Optional).
The registration fee is $25 per person. Each walker and virtual walker is encouraged to set a personal fundraising goal and invite friends and family members to sponsor you online.
To see what our walk looks like, watch the 2010 Hope Steps & A Cure Los Angeles walk video
If you have questions, post them in this thread.