Walk to End Lupus Now
The Lupus Foundation of America, Wisconsin Chapter’s 12th annual walk event takes on a new name in 2013! Walk to End Lupus Now will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013. The one-mile or three-mile walk will begin on the beautiful Mount Mary Campus in Wauwatosa, WI and continue through the Menomonee River Parkway. Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the walk begins at 10:00 am (1 hour earlier than previous years). The event will also include lunch and entertainment by the band "Close Enuf".
Advanced registration is $20 per person; $10 per child (12 & under).
Day of registration is $25.00 per person; $12 per child.
Help raise additional funds by collecting pledges for Walk to End Lupus Now. Sponsor yourself by making the first contribution on your form, you will encourage others. This is an opportunity for families to gather with neighbors, friends, co-workers and clients to make a valuable contribution to the community. Register on-line by clicking here https://www.lupuswi.org/strides_reg.php.
Click HERE for our New Participant Guide, which includes:
· walk overview
· help explaining why you walk
· fundraising tips on the Internet and off
· sample fundraising letters
· how to form a team
· sample letter for team recruitment
· what's lupus?
· what does the LFA do?
· donation/record receipt
Participants can create their own fundraising web page. Simply logon to https://www.firstgiving.com/lupuswi and you can build your own personal online fundraising page for LFAWI's Walk to End Lupus Now. This is a simple and exciting way for you to reach out to your network of supporters and invite them to help us carry out our mission.
Ask your company to sponsor a team and volunteer to be a team leader or ask your spouse, family members and friends to recruit a company team! Place information about Walk to End Lupus Now in your company newsletter. Double your dollars by checking to see if your company offers a company match donation program. If you know of a company that would be interested in sponsoring our walk, please call 414-443-6400. See more ideas in the Participants Guide.
If you can not make it to our location, we invite you to "Walk from a Distance" or form a "Virtual Team". You can participate from any location. If you want to build a team, just call 414-443-6400 for a team packet. Walk around your neighborhood or plan a walk party in a nearby park with a group of friends, co-workers and your family. "Walk from a Distance" and "Virtual" teams are eligible for incentives and prizes. It's easy, just register online, then go to firstgiving at https://www.firstgiving.com/lupuswi to set up your fundraising page. Take up the cause and walk with us!
Mount Mary requests that we follow their No Dogs Allowed policy.
Supporting the 12th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now doesn't have to only mean collecting pledges or walking. Consider making a tribute donation in honor or memory of someone close to you.
In return for your $50 donation, a sign will be placed along the Walk to End Lupus Now route on June 8th. It's easy! Just contact our office at 414-443-6400 to find out how.