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March of Dimes Walk 2015 – Iowa City

March of Dimes - Iowa City

March to Help Babies Walk – April 11, 2015

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Start time: 9:00 AM
Registration time: 8:00 AM
Lower City Park
200 E Park Road
Iowa City, IA

(319) 247-5643
IA347@marchofdimes.org

Why we walk

When you walk in March for Babies, you give hope to nearly half a million babies born too soon each year. The money you raise supports programs in your community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies. And it funds research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies. We’ve been walking since 1970 and have raised an incredible $2.3 billion to benefit all babies.

Anyone is welcome to contribute to the 2015 March of Dimes Walk through the funeral home we are a proud sponsor.

What to expect

This year, 3 million people will join their family, friends and colleagues in nearly 700 communities across the nation. Our volunteers and staff will encourage and support you in your efforts to raise awareness and funds. No matter if this is your first year or your 25th, you can expect the event to be fun, compelling and rewarding. 

 

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NAMI Walks – Iowa City 2015

NAMI Walk logo - National Alliance on Mental Illness

Welcome to 2015 NAMI Walk Johnson County

Get involved with helping us meet our goals for next year–raising awareness, reducing the stigma of mental illness, and raising money for all our programs and projects. Either sign up now to walk on someone’s team or organize your own WALK team!

Location: Terry Trueblood Recreational Area, 4213 SE Sand Road, Iowa City, IA
Date: April 25, 2015
Distance: 5 K (3.1 miles)
Check-in: 9:00 am
Start Time: 10:00 am
More signup info: 2015 NAMI Johnson County WALK

Anyone is welcome to contribute to the 2015 NAMI Walk Johnson County through the funeral home we are a proud sponsor.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s leading grassroots, self-help, and family advocacy organization solely dedicated to improving the lives of people with serious mental illness.

NAMI Johnson County (NAMIJC) is an organization where people can meet and learn from each other. Educational meetings provide information about illnesses, symptoms, treatment options, and available services. Advocacy and public education activities offer opportunities to improve the system of care.

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Iowa City Hospice 2015 Walk for Dignity

Iowa City Hospice

Walk to honor, remember and celebrate loved ones

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 1:00 pm
Willow Creek Park in Iowa City (Route Map)
challenging 3 mile or less hilly 1 mile

Donation drop-off starts at 11:00am
Fun activities begin at Noon

The Iowa City Hospice Walk for Dignity is a community event that gives families and friends a meaningful way to honor, remember and celebrate loved ones. It has also become a significant source of funding for Iowa City Hospice’s compassionate work. We are proud to say that 100% of the money raised through sponsorships and from walk participants provides critical support for our mission—to provide quality, end of life care, regardless of an individual’s ability to pay.

We encourage not only individuals to get involved, but for groups to also form teams. Whether you are fund-raising individually or getting group members involved as a team, we appreciate your support. Most if not all of people who attend have been impacted in some way by hospice care, whether in Iowa City Hospice’s seven-county service area, or in another community.

Please get involved and honor someone special. 

Anyone is welcome to contribute to the 2015 Walk for Dignity through the funeral home. Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service is a proud sponsor.

For more details, information or to get involved, please email or call Judy Frits at 319-688-4213 or 800-897-3052

For more resources http://iowacityhospice.org/2015-walk-for-dignity/

 

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