BENEFITING: Foster Care Alumni Of America
EVENT: BOSTON AREA, MA FOSTER WALK
EVENT DATE: May 21, 2016
Help build safer, stronger communities by walking with us in our Boston Area FosterWalk!
Location: Mayor Danehy Park; 190 New Street; Cambridge, MA 02138
Time: The 5K walk will be held from 10:30-2:00 p.m. Please arrive 10:00 a.m. to find parking, locate our group, and check in.
Note: This is a child-friendly event, but all minors must be accompanied by adults.
Parking: There are several free parking lots near the park, and its also right next to Fresh Pond Mall with lots of free parking.
Why do we walk? Child abuse in the U.S. is reported every 10 seconds. The effects can last a lifetime. The FosterWalks are part of a national campaign to build awareness of child abuse, its lifelong effects, and inspiration for healing.
By joining our FosterWalk events, it benefits our chapters and helps support personal and professional growth for foster care alumni. Funds raised empower foster care alumni to overcome patterns of trauma through peer support, leadership development and advocacy.
Costs: The walk is free and there are no fundraising minimums, but donations are welcome. Here's how you can raise $200 in 10 days ...
- Donate $20 to yourself ($20)
- Ask your partner/roomate for $20 ($40)
- Ask one co-worker for $20 ($60)
- Ask your boss for $20 ($80)
- Ask two friends for $20 ($120)
- Ask one relative for $20 (140)
- Ask one person from your club for $20 ($160)
- Ask one of your neighbors for $20 ($180)
- Ask someone from your church for $20 ($200)
About the Massachusetts Chapter of Foster Care Alumni of America:
For more information about our chapter, visit our website: http://www.fostercarealumni.org/massachusetts-chapter