Thank you to all who created a memorial fundraising page! You helped to raise $36,067 for the 2011 Minnesota Hope & Hearts Run! We had another wonderful event with a great turn out and memorable time for all as we came together to honor the lives of all the babies we dearly miss. Missing GRACE Foundation appreciates your involvement and participation in this important event. Your contributions make all the difference and thanks to you... Missing GRACE is able to continue serving bereaved, infertile and adoptive families.
About the Event
Kaila & Grace's Hope & Hearts Run/Walk is on Saturday, September 17th, 2011. This 6th Annual FAMILY EVENT includes a 5K Timed Run, Memorial Walk, Kids' Fun Dash, "Hope Rocks" Kids' Carnival with exotic animal petting zoo, music and great food! Help make a difference join us as we...Run. Walk. Give Families Hope!
Proceeds benefit the Missing GRACE Foundation, a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit.
Are you a bereaved parent in the Twin Cities area in need of support? Stop into the new Center for G.R.A.C.E., in Rogers, MN, where you will find a library, gift shop, free counseling services, a castle play area for children, and a fireside room where you can hang out with loved ones while enjoying a peaceful respite and some complimentary coffee, refreshments, and Wi-Fi. Missing GRACE offers support group meetings in Rogers and Coon Rapids as well as online groups which are accessible by bereaved and infertile couples worldwide.
Hope & Hearts Run/ Walk Event INFO
$25 for 5K Run or Memorial Walk (when registering by September 15th, 2011 / $30 if registering onsite on the 17th of September).
$8 Kids' Fun Dash (when registering prior by September 15th, 2011 / $10 if registering onsite on the 17th of September).
REGISTER TODAY! https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/76264/SMUCalendar
Online Registration Closes:
September 15th, 2011 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Mail-in Registration Deadline:
Must be postmarked by September 10th, 2011
The Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park- event takes place rain or shine!
* There are two entrances to the Coon Rapids Dam, be sure to go to the EAST side entrance, which has the Visitor Center and Enter the park at 9750 EGRET Boulevard off of Coon Rapids Boulevard. It is the ONLY entrance in Coon Rapids. West River Road in Brooklyn Park is the WRONG entrance!
Minnesota Event Day Schedule/Timeline:
7:00am Onsite registration and pre-registered participant check-in
T-shirt Stamping/Personalization, Refreshments and "Hope Rocks" Kids' Carnival
8:30am Kids' Fun Dash
9:00am 5K Timed Run
9:15am Memorial Walk
10:30am Awards Ceremony for Runners and Top Fundraisers
11:30am Commemoration: Baby names read aloud, unified reading of poem and Hearts to Heaven Balloon Release
* Bring lawn chairs and blankets along when you check-in or register onsite. You can then proceed to reserve your spot in front of the Balloon Release area where the Commemoration Ceremony takes place at the close of the event.
||Saturday, September 17, 2011
info at missinggrace.org