BENEFITING: The Eating Disorders Information Network, Inc.
EVENT: Merrick's Walk for EDIN 2016
EVENT DATE: Oct 30, 2016
Merrick's Walk for EDIN (Eating Disorder Information Network)
- to raise awareness of eating disorders,
- to remember those who have lost their battle with an eating disorder, and
- to raise funds for the Eating Disorders Information Network (EDIN) and its prevention programs in schools and the community of Atlanta.
Merrick’s Walk in an annual event hosted by EDIN that started in memory of Merrick Ryan, who died in 2000 from complications of anorexia at the age of 19 years old. Merrick was an alum of Galloway School and was a freshman at Bates College in Maine when she passed away. She had talents and passions and dreams, and she was treasured by those who knew and loved her.