2009 Step Out Walk to Fight Diabetes Fact Sheet - Download as PDF
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2009 Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes Fact Sheet THE EVENT: Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes is the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk taking place in 160 cities across the United States to help raise money to find a cure for nearly 24 million Americans living with diabetes and to help improve their lives. Participants register and recruit co-workers, friends and family members to walk and raise money. The day of the event is a party to celebrate the fundraising accomplishments of our teams and individual participants as well as an opportunity to promote awareness about diabetes in the local community and the American Diabetes Association. FESTIVITIES: Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes will have live music, a Healthy Living Fair, children’s games and activities, ADA Central, snacks, goodie bags, and lots of entertainment! WALK CHAIR: Mark Gaddo, Roche Diagnostics THE GOAL: $205,000 DATE AND LOCATION: Sunday, October 18, 2009 Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium IUPUI Campus Registration Begins: 8 a.m. Walk Begins: 9:30 a.m. SPONSORS: Eli Lilly & Company, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Roche Diagnostics, DWA Healthcare Communications Group PURPOSE: Monies raised through Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes will help fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; deliver services to hundreds of communities; provide objective and credible information; and give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. CONTACT: For more information or to register, please contact: Brooke Harris Step Out Manager 317.352.9226 ext. 6738 email@example.com Step Out Site: www.diabetes.org Step Out Indianapolis Site: www.main.diabetes.org/stepoutindianapolis The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.