Step out against cancer at the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. ™ on Nov. 22
WHAT: Walkers from more than 65 communities nationwide, including Portsmouth, NH, are stepping out to support kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases at this year’s St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.™,benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
The 5K walk begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the NH Division of Forests and Lands Urban Forestry Center. The family friendly event will feature children’s activities, including face painting, kids’ crafts, St. Jude inspiration stations and breakfast. Registration is free, as participants are encouraged to form teams and raise funds to help ensure families never pay St. Jude for anything.
In addition to supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude, participants can receive incentives at the $35, $100 and $250 levels to help make great strides in achieving their fundraising goals. Prizes include a St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. t-shirt, tumbler and tote bag.
WHO: All Seacoast, NH community members are invited to participate. Target and America Airlines are National Series Sponsors of the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk., and national teams include: Tri Delta Fraternity, New York & Company, Brooks Brothers, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., AutoTrader.com and Chili’s Grill & Bar. Local sponsors of the event are Salem Nissan, Somersworth Nissan and Concord Nissan.
WHY: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Thanks to fundraisers like the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk., families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – so they can focus on helping their child live.
To register or learn more, visit givethankswalk.org.
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 22
TIME: 9 a.m. Check-in
10 a.m. Walk starts
WHERE: NH Division of Forests and Lands- Urban Forestry Center
45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH
CONTACT: Erin Farrell, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Erin.Farrell cell (617) 851-9178