The Walk for Awareness!
Join us in a community effort to spread awareness for organ and tissue donation in Vermont! The 2013 “Walk for Awareness” 5K walk is a fun, family event to come together and spread awareness while raising money for the Center for Donation and Transplant which will help to support donor families.
WHAT: 5K Walk for Organ Donor Awareness!
WHERE: Starting and Ending at the University of Vermont 5K Loop (Burlington, Vermont)
Click here for the exact location of where to meet when you arrive at UVM (Address – University of Vermont, 97 Spear Street)!
WHEN: Saturday, April 27th, 2013
TIME: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Register for the event before April 8th and get a “Donate Life VT Walk for Awareness” shirt! Order your tickets below!
We will meet outside the Gucciardi Recreation and Fitness building to start the 5K. There will be a brief kids dash at the beginning of the event, followed by the 5K walk at 9 a.m., and finally a gathering to share stories and make new friends over food and soft drinks from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bostwick Room at the Gutterson Field House (97 Spear Street).
We have sponsorship opportunities available for businesses. Please click here for more information on sponsorship, and let us know if you would like to be a sponsor at this event!
Did you know?
- Vermont has the lowest percentage of registered organ and tissue donors in the country (About 5%)
- Over 116,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant and 18 people will die everyday waiting
Learn more and register to be an organ and tissue donor at www.DonateLifeVT.org
For questions please contact Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org