Saturday, May 14, 2016 * St Paul, Minnesota
Como Park East Picnic Area
(Midway Pkwy & Como Ave)
Registration 8 am - Opening Program 8:50 am - Walk 9 am
Gather friends, family, coworkers and join us for the 8th annual
Food Allergy Awareness Walk - and new 5K run!
This unique event is family-friendly and stroller & wheelchair accessible. Funds raised by donations support AFAA (the Anaphylaxis & Food Allergy Association of Minnesota)'s life-saving education programs; year-round support and outreach activities; and local, state, and federal advocacy efforts.
Solo or Teams!
All are welcome - people of all ages and abilities are invited to pledge & fundraise, walk or run, come solo or join a team. You can form a team with anyone - family members, friends, co-workers, and neighbors.
Two Ways to Register!
1) Register & Pay Early Bird rate of $35 until May 8th (Early Bird Has Been Extended!) (regular rate $50) to get a goodie bag OR 2) Register & Fundraise to get a goodie bag for each $50 you collect in donations! Donations may be raised online (create your own fundraising page!) and can also be submitted in person on event day.
Goodie bag includes 1) Walk 5K teeshirt 2) Food Allergy Awareness wristband 3) Mall of America Nicklodeon mystery wristband!
Music (both LIVE and DJ); Exhibitors; Mascots; Ambassadors; Royalty; Costumed Characters; Safe Refreshments; Robotics Display; Ambulance for kids to climb on; Gubernatorial Proclamation; more!
Spread the Word!
AFAA is a grass-roots, volunteeer-run organization: with no big advertising budget we instead depend on supporters like you to hang fliers in coffee shops and grocery stores; share Facebook posts and Tweets; and forward links and eblasts; and most of all, talk to friends and neighbors, classmates and colleagues, co-workers and employers, and others about AFAA's important work and this wonderful event! All are invited! #AFAAWalk2016
The Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy Association of Minnesota's is a Minnesota 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose accomplishments include universal epinephrine availability in MN ambulances; immediate access to epinephrine for allergic students in schools; amino acid medical insurance coverage; changes in FDA allergen policy; stock epinephrine access for camps, colleges,universities, and daycares; training for educators, medical professionals, food service professionals; year-round allergen-free activities for children and families; and widespread distribution of materials; and extensive educational outreach efforts.