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Below is the list of activities that both promote well-being and support community causes.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Mamie’s Poppy Plates – 7th Annual Race to Remember
Benefits: Mamie’s Poppy Plates is a donation supported non-profit whose mission is to provide tangible mementos to families who suffer stillbirth, infant and child death. Their keepsake plates, given to affected families at no charge, are customized with the baby’s footprints, name and birth information.
Click here for more information. Other questions? Contact Elizabeth Cohen in the Medical Group at 501.552.7900 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation – 2018 Take Steps Walk
Benefits: By joining Take Steps, you will become part of the IBD community, who not only provide support to each other, but who, together, are actively raising money to support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation fund research into better treatments and ultimately cures for IBD. Join the Take Steps movement to raise funds for IBD and we can celebrate together at your local Take Steps event.
Click here for more information. Other questions? Contact Leigh Compton in Physician Relations at 501.552.3245 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about pre-event fundraising, including raffles, cookout and dunk-a-doc.
Go Gray in May 5K for Brain Cancer Awareness (Morrilton)
8-10am | Registration Ends May 17 | Register here
Join us for the 2nd Annual GO GRAY IN MAY 5K Presented by Going Gray for Julie a Non Profit Organization. The race will include a 5K Run, 5K Walk, 5K Wheelchair, and a Virtual race. The mission of Going Gray for Julie is to increase brain cancer awareness and raise funds for brain cancer research in Arkansas. Julie was diagnosed with Grade4 Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Cancer, or GBM in December 2013. She continues to fight everyday and wants to encourage all diagnosed with Brain Cancer to KEEP FIGHTING. The race course is the original Morrilton Pig Out 5K course. Race starts at the Downtown Morrilton Church of Christ.
Friday, June 1, 2018
Relay for Life – Garland County
Benefits: Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it’s time to take action against cancer. Join us in helping bring our community together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.
Click here for more information. Other questions? Contact Jenny Ford, Patient Relations Liaison, Hot Springs at 501.622.3991 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Arkansas Foodbank – Take a Run at Hunger 5K
Benefits: Raising money and collecting cereal at the event. With children home for the summer without access to school-provided meals, cereal is a critical need for most food banks across the country during the summer months.
Click here for more information. Other questions? Contact Karolyn Thompson at 501.552.2573 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Brent Reichenbach at 501.515.2633 or email@example.com.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
6th Annual “Stepping for Diabetes” Walk
Benefits: The 2-mile run/walk is a partnership between the Prince Hall Shriners and the American Diabetes Association. The goal of the race is to increase community awareness of diabetes and its complications. The event will provide information about living a more healthy and active lifestyle.
Click here to register by May 15 (to receive a t-shirt). Other questions? Contact Will Diggins at 501.552.3670 or email WJDiggins@stvincenthealth.com.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Go! Mile Walk and Run
Benefits: The Winston Penn Wardlaw Memorial Fund. The Winston Penn Wardlaw Memorial Fund was established in June 2010 to benefit awe-struck boys as they enter the halls of Catholic High for the first time. Win loved Catholic High and knew that service to the school was the best way to return its best gifts to him. Therefore, his family has established this memorial fund in his name so that boys from every walk of life will have the same opportunities that Win did.
Click here for details, including more about the 1st mile at 8:40am (which we sponsor). Other questions? Contact Gina Seabaugh in Physician Relations at 501.552.2454 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, April 21, 2018: Catholic High School – Rocket 5K Race
Benefits: Provides need-based tuition assistance to boys regardless of their financial situation and to supplement teachers’ salaries in order to attract and retain the best and the brightest educators.
Click here for more information. We have 10 complimentary race registrations available. Use the code CHI in the discount code box. If it is not available, then the first 10 have already staked their claims! Please note: if you can’t participate in the run/walk, but would like the t-shirt, register using the same link as a “virtual” runner. They will hold a shirt for you. Other questions? Contact Karolyn Thompson at 501.552.2573 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, April 28, 2018: American Heart Association – Arkansas Heart Walk
Benefits: Thanks to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. We cannot achieve our mission without each one of you!
Click here for more information. Other questions? Contact Mary Margaret Rogers in the Heart Institute at 501.552.8442 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.