Date: October 11, 2014
Time: Check-in time: 8:30 AM - Start time: 10:00 AM
Location: University of Missouri Kansas City
Contact: Alexandra Wilson
Welcome to the 2014 Kansas City Walk!
Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk.
DID YOU KNOW?
Fundraising for Kidney Walk is fun and easy! We have made it simple by outlining 5 Steps to Fundraising Success which can be found in your walk center and by clicking the Fundraising Tools link to your left.
Still need more information? Contact Alexandra Wilson.
In recognition for your hard work, you can earn great prizes. Every walker who raises at least $100 will receive an official Kidney Walk t-Shirt. Our average walker raises $200 and many become Kidney Walk Top Fundraisers, an honor reserved for those who raise $1,000 or more for the Kidney Walk. To learn more about these exciting fundraising incentives, please visit our Fundraising Rewards page.
From Johnson County, KS
1. Take I-35 North toward Des Moines
2. Follow I-35 N to US-56 E/US-69 N/W 63rd St/Shawnee Mission Pkwy in Merriam. Take exit 228B from I-35 N
3. Continue onto Ward Pkwy
4. Continue onto Volker Rd.
5. Arrive at 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
From Kansas City, MO
1. Take US 71 Highway
2. Take exit 190 toward Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd/Swope Pkwy
3. Turn right onto Swope Pkwy
4. Continue onto Volker Blvd
5. Turn left onto Troost Ave.
6. Arrive at 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
WHAT WILL BE AT THE KIDNEY WALK?
- Recognition Area
-Decorate a keepsake memory rock as a souvenir and place in your garden at home.
-Decorate a team banner to carry with you as you lead your team through the walk.
-Pick up a colorful lei to wear that signifies why you walk.
- Event Sponsors
-Stop by our sponsor tables for more information on their companies!
- KIDney Corner
-”Pumpkin Patch Pictures”
-Bead Making Station
-Children Banner Decorating and Coloring
-Halloween Costume Contest
-Kids with Kidney Disease Recognition
- Health and Wellness Area
-Mini kidney health screening
-Social worker and dietician consultations
-Blood pressure checks
-Renal nutrition information
-Health and Wellness Vendors
-Delicious samples of renal friendly dishes
- SPECIAL GUEST: KC WOLF!
- Photo Booth
- Chair massages
- Mission Area
-Learn more about the NKF and receive educational materials you may need about kidney disease.
- KPRS– Hot 103.3 JAMZ
- Marching Pythons Drum Line
With baskets including: Animal Lovers Basket ($75 value), Spa Basket
(Over $350 value), Papa Murphy's Pizza Basket ($160 value), Family Fun
and Movie Basket, Mary Kay Men's and Women's Baskets, BBQ Basket and
Raffle Ticket Prices: 1 ticket=$2; 5 tickets=$8;
10 tickets=$15; 20 tickets=$30; 40 tickets=$60
...AND MUCH MORE!
Visit our Pinterest Page HERE for some fun and easy teamraiser ideas to kick-start your fundraising!