A Big Thank You!

THANK YOU for making this year’s Walk for the Waiting a tremendous success!  We have a few specific thank you‘s to make:

THANK YOU to White & McGowan Financial of Northwestern Mutual for your presenting sponsorship!

THANK YOU to the 30 other businesses shown above that gave generously to support the Walk! (Including Cornerstone Pharmacy for their Platinum Sponsorship!)

THANK YOU to all 1,000+ Walkers who helped raise funds!

THANK YOU to all 1,500+ Donors who gave anywhere from $1 on up to help support the cause!

THANK YOU to all the foster and adoptive families, the mentors and volunteers that are caring for waiting children!

THANK YOU to the 65+ churches around Central Arkansas that participated in the Walk!

THANK YOU to the many Walk volunteers that helped put the Walk together!

Collectively, nearly $230,000 was raised to support the work of The CALL, Project Zero and Immerse Arkansas. We pray that God is glorified as we rally together to make sure kids in crisis in Arkansas are cared for.

Lastly, please remember – the walk has ended, but the work continues.

If you‘re interested in taking the next step toward fostering, adopting, mentoring or volunteering in some capacity, register here to participate in an upcoming I Walked, Now What? meeting.

From the entire Walk Team, THANK YOU! Let’s continue to work to make sure every child in Arkansas has a family. See you next year!


Walk Details – Things to Know

Saturday is the big day and we’re looking forward to it! It looks like we’ll have beautiful weather. To make for a smooth day, here are a few pieces of information you need to know:

1. Important Times

8:15am – Registration Opens
9:00am – Walk Pep Talk
9:15am – Start Walking!

Following the Walk, please stick around as we’ll recognize Top Walkers and enjoy (free) ice cream and snacks on War Memorial Field!  Live music will be provided by Oasis Church.

2. Where to Go

The Walk will be held at War Memorial Stadium.  See below on where to enter, park and enter the stadium.

3. Registration & Donations & T-shirts

Please register in the north end zone when you come onto the field.  At registration, please turn in any collected donations with the completed pledge form.  You’ll also be able to make a donation if you like as well as receive a coupon for a free t-shirt if you’ve raised $250 or more!  Families or couples that raise more the $500 can receive one additional free shirt (max 2 free t-shirts per family).  Additional t-shirts can be purchased for $15 each.

4. Let’s Praise God!

We look forward to celebrating all God is doing on behalf of the orphan as we walk!  May you be encouraged as The Church gathers in unity to serve these children in need!

If you have any questions or concerns, shoot me an email (eric@walkforthewaiting.org) and we’ll find an answer!

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