Greater Birmingham 5K Walk for Foster Care

Saturday, May 12, 2012


Join us for the 1st Annual “Walk Me the place I belong” 5k Walk for Foster Care on May 12, 2012, in Hoover at Veterans Park. Help us support foster children and youth throughout the Greater Birmingham Area! Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. *Rain or Shine*

There are more than 500,000 children in foster care across the country. Approximately 6000 of these children reside in the State of Alabama and approximately 500 foster children live in the Greater Birmingham area.

The Walk Me Home 5k event was developed in order to bring awareness to foster care, promote fostering, and raise funds needed to support the programs and services directly benefitting the Greater Birmingham foster children and youth.

This is the fourth year in which a nationwide event of this magnitude has been organized with specific focus on foster care. Please join us in Veterans Park and walk for a terrific cause. With your help we can make a lasting, positive impact in the lives’ of Birmingham’s foster kids!

All participants are asked to pay a $30 registration fee or to collect at least $30 in pledges to receive free registration. Participants will receive a free t-shirt and blue wristband. Blue ribbons will be given each walker to hang on our Blue Ribbon Tree! Registration must be completed by May 1, 2012, to receive a t-shirt on the day of the race. Additional pledges may be turned in the day of the event. Cash, checks and check/credit cards will be accepted. Checks should be made payable to GREATER BIRMINGHAM WALK ME HOME.

Attention: When registering you may select tshirt size. If you require a size different than those listed please call or email to order. 205-296-5015