The purpose of this fundraiser is to gain awareness and support for Shriners Hospitals for Children®. We are only trying to help this wonderful hospital continue operation and care for its patients.
There are no funds to recoup for this fundraiser. Everything is donated and everyone is a volunteer.
Every penny collected is going directly to Shriners Hospitals for Children® Springfield MA facility.
There is no registration fee. We just ask that you try to get others to sponsor you.
We will accept registrations the morning of the walk but if possible please pre- register online by May 15 to help us plan for food and prizes.
To pre-register online just email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Name, Address, Email, Phone
Walking as Single, Family or Team
The walk will take place on Saturday June 5 on the Toonerville Trail in Springfield, VT. It is an 'easy' 3.1 mile walk.
Parking is available at the trail head located at the Robert S Jones Industrial Building/ PCM Image-Tech, 280 Clinton St., Springfield, VT.
Registration starts at 9:30 and the walk starts at 10. We are walking rain or shine so please dress accordingly.
Dogs are welcome on the Toonerville Trail provided: they are leashed and under the owners control at all times, they are friendly towards other animals and people, and owners must bring AND USE their own poopie pick-up stuff.
SHrINE ON t-shirts will be awarded to participants as they arrive while supplies last.
There will be extra bonus goodies/awards for participants in various categories.
We will also be having a “thank you party” after the walk. Details will be given out at the walk. Food and fun for all ages. (Maybe some water activities)
Things you should know about Shriners Hospitals for Children® :
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs.
Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for admission and receive all care in a family-centered environment at no charge – regardless of financial need. Shriners Hospitals relies on the generosity of donors to deliver this mission every day.
Shriners Hospitals for Children® in Springfield is an orthopaedic care facility. They specialize in providing medical and rehabilative services to children with congenital deformities, problems resulting from orthopaedic injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
In 2009, Shriners Hospitals for Children® Springfield facility enrolled 2,375 new patients, had 18,127 outpatient visits and provided 721 surgeries.
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a fully qualified 501(c)3 charitable organization under IRS regulations. Donations are tax deductible as provided by law. Shriners Hospitals for Children® Springfield facility Tax ID # 04-3772121
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is the recipient of the Independent Charities Seal of Excellence. This designation is awarded to members of Independent Charities of America and Local Independent Charities of America that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness and cost effectiveness.
To learn more about SHC visit www.shrinershospitals.org
Other Ways To Help:
If you can not participate in the walk, you can still help by donating online at www.TinyURL.com/sos2010 or mail a donation to Shriners Hospitals for Children®
516 Carew St. Springfield, MA 01104-2396
We also need volunteers at the walk and post walk party. If you would like to help please email me at email@example.com
You can also help by saving your aluminum can tabs for TABS FOR TAYLOR. The L.O.S.N.A. recycle the tabs to purchase things ranging from toys, books and TVs to X-ray machines, IV pumps and other medical equipment for the Shriners Hospitals. Since the program started 20 years ago, over a billion tabs have been collected, totaling approx 636,792 pounds. Our TABS FOR TAYLOR tab drive has contributed about 243,000 tabs since June 2009.
There are many other ways to give to Shriners Hospitals for Children® You can learn more by visiting their website www.shrinershospitals.org and click the Ways to Give tab.
(Click on photos to view and print fliers and sponsor forms)