The 7th Annual Walk Me Home 5K Walk/Run is sponsored by the National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) in partnership with the Tennessee Foster Adoptive Care Association to raise awareness of the 8,136 children currently in foster care in Tennessee, to promote fostering and adoption, and most importantly raise funds for the Walk Me Home Enrichment Fund, which provides Tennessee foster children the opportunity to receive financial assistance for a variety of special needs and activities, such as camps, musical instruments/lessons, school/church trips, and medical assistive devices.
Parking: State Parking Lot #8, enter from 5th Avenue N (between James Robertson and Jefferson)
Fun for the whole family with free live music, children’s activities, and snacks!
We recommend bringing sun protection (sunscreen, hat, umbrella)
Registration is $20* for people 13 years and up, which includes free t-shirt.
Children 12 and under walk free.
*Get a FREE registration if you raise at least $20 in donations through a Donation Page or Team (you will be contacted via email about your free registration once you qualify)
: Click the REGISTER BUTTON (To earn a FREE Registration. DO NOT REGISTER, Instead use the instructions below to create a Donation Page or Join a Team) If you need a shirt other than size listed contact Myra Cooper at 615-405-4692
To create or join a Team: Click the REGISTER button, click I registered offline and need to create a fundraising page, create a First Giving account (if new user), before creating or joining a team you must create a fundraising page then you can either search for an existing team to join or click “Would you like to start a new team?” After creating a Team, you will be asked to create a Donation Page. You will then need to log back in and Join your team.
To create a Donation Page: Click the REGISTER button, click I registered offline and need to create a fundraising page, create a First Giving account (if new user), click “I don’t want to join a team.”
To Donate only: Click on any of our participants below and donate to their page.
To fundraise offline, contact Myra Cooper at 615-405-4692
Together we can help these children walk home to a place they belong!