Charity Walks in DC

2009 Washington DC Charity Walks:

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2009 – Second Annual Walk for Lupus – Baltimore MD

Starting at 9:00 a.m. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Y of Central Maryland-Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Family Center 900 E. 33rd Street. We will circle Lake Montebello. A two miles walk back and forth.


“Y” of Central Maryland Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Center at Stadium Place
900 E 33rd St
Baltimore, MD 21218-3663

Walk Date – 9/26/2009 8:00am – 12:00 pm
General Registration - Standard: No Fees

Participant Level

Level 4 ($5,000.00 + ) 

Individual walkers raising over $5,000 will receive a Walk for Lupus Now fleece! Prizes are awarded based on donations received by the LFAGW as of October 10th, 2009. Prizes will be mailed 8-10 weeks after the event

   Rewards: Walk for Lupus Now – Fleece

Level 3 ($1,000.00 – $4,999.99) 

Individual walkers raising over $1,000 but less than $5,000 will receive a Walk for Lupus Now sweatshirt! Prizes are awarded based on donations received by the LFAGW as of October 10th, 2009. Prizes will be mailed 8-10 weeks after the event.

   Rewards: Walk for Lupus Now – Sweatshirt 

Level 2 ($500.00 – $999.99) 

Individual walkers raising over $500 but less than $1,000 will receive a Walk for Lupus Now baseball cap! Prizes are awarded based on donations received by the LFAGW as of October 10th, 2009. Prizes will be mailed 8-10 weeks after the event.

 Rewards: Walk for Lupus Now – Baseball Cap

Level 1 ($100.00 – $999.99) 

Individual walkers raising over $100 but less than $500 will receive a Walk for Lupus Now T-shirt! Prizes are awarded based on donations received by the LFAGW as of October 10th, 2009. Prizes will be mailed 8-10 weeks after the event.

Rewards: Walk for Lupus Now – T-Shirt


When: Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 8:30 – 12:00 PM
Where: Pennsylvania Avenue & 13th Street, NW Washington DC
Registration: No fee, just fun
Call: 888-349-1167 or 202-349-1167

Purpose: To support current information, education programs, outreach services and research for people with lupus, chronic auto immune diseases that causes inflammation and can affect various parts of the body, especially the kidneys, skin, joints and blood.



National Walk for Epilepsy 

WHEN: March 28, 2009
Link at: Register Now for the 2009 National Walk for Epilepsy  March 28, 2009   National Mall, D.C.
8:15 a.m.          Pre-Walk Rally (stage on the National Mall
8:45 a.m.          National Walk for Epilepsy begins
10:30 a.m.        Post Walk celebration
1-866- 4EF-WALK
By Mail 
National Walk for Epilepsy
8301 Professional Place
Landover, MD 20785 
Walk, Run & Rally to Stop the Silence
WHEN: April 19, 2009 
Link at: Support the 2009 Run & Rally to Stop the Silence by
This 6th Annual Event – the Run and Rally to Stop the Silence – will be held from approximately 8:00 am to 11:30 am (final start and activity times will be posted soon) on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in West Potomac Park in Washington DC. West of 17th Street and south of Constitution Avenue NW (Intersection: Ohio Drive and West Basin Drive)
ADD’L CONTACT INFO: contact Pamela Pine, with questions.
The Capitol Challenge Walk for MS
WHEN: October 3rd & 4th, 2009
Link at: The Capital Challenge Walk MS by the National MS Society
The Capital Challenge Walk MS route is will take participants through the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and end at the U.S. Capitol in an incredible demonstration of strength and unity. For the safety of the participants, the exact route will not be released to the public prior to the event.
ADD’L CONTACT INFO: By calling the Society at 1-800-FIGHT-MS
Arthritis Walk  
WHEN:May 30, 2009
Link at: 2009 Arthritis Walk by the Arthritis Foundation – Washington, DC
Sylvan Theater at the National Mall 15th Street and Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 2000Saturday May 30, 2009  at 10 a.m.
Add’l Contact Info: 800-283-7800 Arthritis Foundation P.O. Box 96280 Washington, DC 20077

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
 WHEN: May 2-3, 2009 
Avon Walk for Breast Cancer - Washington, DC 
Link at:
WHERE: Please see intro meeting information below or link to Avon Walk intro meeting page:
Join us at these upcoming Introduction Meetings and learn everything you need to know about the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.
Please RSVP below. For online and phone meetings, you will receive dial-in and internet instructions when we receive your RSVP.
Add’l Contact info:
For more information, please email or call 202.457.8701 
Relay for Life by the American Cancer Society
Relay for Life - Many Locations in the Washington, DC Area
WHEN:  Multiple times and locations throughout Washington DC link.
Add’l Contact Info: 1-800-ACS-2345 for “Relay for Life” by the American Cancer Society
Race for Hope
Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers Race for Hope – DC 2009
WHEN: Sunday, May 3, 2009 
WHERE: Washington DC, Freedom Plaza 
Add’ Contact InfoPlease email for help
Walk to Empower by Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
WHEN: Mother’s Day, May 10, 2009, 9:00 AM
WHERE: National Mall, Washington DC
Add’l Contact Info: Walk to Empower Info Line: (877) 963-7223 x2742 or link to contact page here:
National Police Week – 5K run or walk
WHEN: Saturday May 16, 2009 at 9:00 A.M.
WHERE: The 5K assembly area will be at FBI Washington Field Office, 601 4th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001, one block east of the Judiciary Square Metro Stop. The 5K will begin on 3rd and E Street, N.W. and will finish on 4th Street, N.W., near the National Law Enforcement Memorial.
Add’l Contact Info: Click this link to register at active link:
Walk to Cure Diabetes
WHEN: Sunday, May 31, 2009 Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. 
Walk begins at 10:00 a.m. Rain or Shine 
WHERE: Nationals Stadium, Washington DC  Walk Day and Route Info COMING SOON!
Add’l Contact Info: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International 
120 Wall Street New York, NY 10005-4001 Phone: 1-800-533-CURE (2873) E-mail:
Susan G Komen 3-day Walk for the Cure
WHEN: The 2009 Washington, DC Breast Cancer 3-Day will take place October 9 – 11, 2009. Come join us for an incredible journey. Select a link below to register. Or click here to download a registration form to mail in.

October 9 – 11, 2009

With its incredible memorials, monuments and museums, Washington, DC is one of the most scenic backdrops for a 3-Day journey. In this place of powerful elites, the thousands of 3-Day participants are living examples of the power we all have to change the world.

Take the first step on your 60-mile DC journey. Click here to register today.

Add’l Contact Info: If you decide to form or join a team later, you can always call 800.996.3DAY.

Ivy Vines Charities Walk – benefiting American Diabetes Association
WHEN: Wheaton, Maryland – 2009 Date to be Announced
WHERE: 2009 date to be announced
Add’l Contact Info: Ivy Vine Charities, Inc.
43 Randolph Road PMB 102
Silver Spring, MD 20904  
Take Steps for Walk Crohn’s & Colitis
WHEN: June 20, 2009, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Washington DC Tidal Basin at the Sylvan Theater
Add’l Contact Info: 
Contact:              Marcy Fritter 
Phone:                703-865-6130
Inaugural Ronald D. Paul Companies PG County Walk benefiting the National Kidney Foundation
WHEN: Sunday, April 19, 2009
WHERE: The Mall at Prince Georges, Hyattsville
Add’l Contact Info: 
Contact: Jennifer Deems
Phone: 202-244-7900
MS Walks benefiting National MS Society
WHEN: Link to see all listings
WHERE: Link to see all listings 
Add’l Contact Info: For more information, contact the Chapter at (202) 296-5363 or
Aids Walk Washington
WHEN: Saturday, October 3, 2009
WHERE: To be determined
Add’l Contact Info: (202) 332-WALK (9255)
Ted Hobart
Outreach & Registration Coordinator 
AIDS Walk Washington
P.O. Box 73768
Washington, DC  20056
(202) 797-4456
Out of the Darkness Community Walk benefiting the AFSP
If you do not see a walk in your state or area and would like to organize a walk in your community, contact Mike Lamma, AFSP’s Director of Field Management, at 1-888-333-AFSP (2377) Ext. 16, or Please include your location if you are contacting by email.
Add’l Contact Info:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Toll-free: 1-888-333-AFSP
Phone: (212) 363-3500 x13
Fax: (212) 363-6237
Or send an email to
National Down Syndrome Walk - DSANV Buddy Walk
WHEN & WHERE: To be determined
Add’l Contact Info:
Address: Fairfax, VA, 22035 
Country: United States
Date: 10/18/2008
Contact Info: Michelle & Brian Ray
American Classic: 5K Race for Humanity
WHEN & WHERE: To be determined
Add’l Contact Info: Contact for more information.
American University Alumni Association
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW • Washington, DC 20016-8143 • 202.885.5900
 Step Out and Fight Diabetes Walks benefiting American Diabetes Association
WHEN & WHERE: To be deteremined
Washington DC and Northern VA 
Add’l Contact Info: 1-888-DIABETES or by email.
Help the Homeless Foundation Walk sponsored by Fannie Mae
WHEN & WHERE: To be determined
Add’l Contact Info:

Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Program
1-877-WALK HTH (877-925-5484)
4000 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016


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