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SAVE THE DATE: 9/28/13 FARE Walk for Food Allergies

The 4th Annual Westchester FARE Walk for Food Allergy will take place at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle on September 28, 2013. Check-in and activities begin at 1:00 pm. The Walk ceremony starts at 2:00 pm.  With more than 60 U.S. locations this year, the FARE Walk for Food Allergy raises money for food allergy research, awareness, advocacy, and education.  This potentially life-threatening disease affects up to 15 million Americans, including 1 in every 13 US children – roughly two in every classroom.  Last year the Westchester Walk had over 1500 walkers, who raised more than $200,000 for the cause.

This year the Walk, which includes a family fun day loaded with activities and giveaways, welcomes Lee Goldberg, from WABC-TV, as Honorary Chair and Dr. Jennifer Kim, from Mount Sinai Hospital, as Honorary Medical Chair.  Activities will include:

DJ ~ soccer ~ gaga ~ bouncy castles ~ face painting

carnival games ~ arts and crafts ~ obstacle course

giveaways from sponsors ~ and much more

It is a fun family event for all—those with and without allergies!

Registration is free, and all walkers who raise $100 or more in donations receive a free T-shirt.  Advance registration can be completed @www.foodallergywalk.org/westchester

Shari Lillian September 16, 2013 at 01:39 PM
Volunteer & Participate with Westchester FARE Walk for Food Allergies on September 28th at the Glen Island Park in New Rochelle. Registration begins at 1pm Walk ceremony at 2pm. Volunteers are needed for all areas (setting up, registration, directing walkers, clean up, etc). Adults and Students are both welcome. Grab your friends, family and come on out! Community service credit will be given. Sign up below! Please sign up for Westchester FARE walk for food allergies - here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/hGndwS 2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 3. Sign up! Choose your spots VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. If you cannot do a whole time slot, just let us know. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SAYING FAREwell TO FOOD ALLERGIES WITH YOU.

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