Join us for the 18th Annual Walk for Wildwood! This short two mile walk around beautiful Cook Park in the Village of Colonie, raises important funds for Wildwood Programs. Participants will enjoy the walk, entertainment, food, vendor fair, prizes and awards, all while raising money for an important cause. Registration and Community Fair begins at 9:15am and the Walk begins at 10:00am. Hope to see you there!
Participating is easy, here are a few ways to get involved!
1) Register and Walk!- Follow the steps to register for the 2016 Walk for Wildwood and come to the event on October 15th! Early Bird Registration is now open which offers a reduced $15 registration fee, which includes a 2016 Walk for Wildwood t-shirt. After October 2nd and at the door the registration fee is $25 and includes a 2016 Walk for Wildwood t-shirt.
2) Create a Personal Fundraising Goal!- When you register for the 2016 Walk for Wildwood you can create a personalized fundraising page with a goal. Upload photos and include why you Walk for Wildwood! Challenge your friends and family to help you reach your goal by sharing information about the event and your goal via email or social media. You will not only help bring in additional donations, but raise awareness about Wildwood Programs! Your supporters can make a gift towards your goal on your personal fundraising page or by sending a check to Wildwood!
3) Form a Team!- Ask your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to be a member of your team and participate in the 2016 Walk for Wildwood event! They can register online and create their own personal fundraising page with a goal too!
Challenge Yourself, Every Dollar Makes a Difference!
If you raise $100-$249 you will receive a Walk for Wildwood Water bottle!
If you raise $250-$499 you will receive a Walk for Wildwood Clinch Sack!
If you raise $500+ you will receive a 2016 Walk for Wildwood Sweatshirt!
Create a Team This Year, Together You Make a BIG Difference!
Participation Award: The team OR individual with the most online gifts.
Above and Beyond Award: Team or Individuals that exceed fundraising goals.
Spirit Award: The team or Individual with the best t-shirt or team theme.
Donations can be made online or checks/cash can be sent to the Wildwood Foundation office at
Wildwood Foundation, 2995C Curry Road Ext., Schenectady, NY 12303
Are You and Wildwood a Perfect Match?
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Check with your employer and encourage your supporters check too and you could double your impact! Last year’s Walk received over $1,000 from companies who matched the charitable gifts made by their employees.