Date(s) - Sunday, October 21, 2018 ∙ 9:00 AM
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation will host A Walk for the Bear, its 5th Annual Walk on Sunday, October 21st at Lincoln Park (1700 North Stockton Drive). Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls of all ages are welcome to dress up and spend the morning walking the 3-mile trail to benefit pediatric cancer research. Halloween activities continue after the walk with pumpkin decorating, costume contests and a boxed lunch following the walk. A Walk for the Bear brings together the families and supporters of Bear Necessities in honor of children who are fighting and those who have lost their battle to pediatric cancer. Funds raised will benefit pediatric cancer research grants through Bear Discoveries.
A Walk for the Bear brings together the families and supporters of Bear Necessities in honor of children who are fighting and those who have lost their battle to pediatric cancer. Funds raised will benefit pediatric cancer research grants through Bear Discoveries.
A Walk for the Bear Schedule:
- 9:00 a.m. Check-in Your Brooms
- 10:00 a.m. Fang-tastic Walk Kick-Off
- 11:00 a.m. Spooktacular Post Event Activities
Registration is $25 for adults, $15 for children ages six to 19, and free for children under five. Cancer patients and survivors can register free of charge.
Tickets are available online at https://www.bearnecessities.org/event/a-walk-for-the-bear/ or by calling (312) 214-1200. Volunteer opportunities are available.
A Walk for the Bear will take place rain or shine. Should witches stir up extreme weather that compromises participants’ safety, updates will be communicated on the Bear Necessities Facebook Page. Pets are welcomed on the walking course and howl-o-ween costumes encouraged.
For more information on fundraising opportunities, visit https://www.bearnecessities.org/events/. For more information on sponsorships, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow A Walk for the Bear on social media at #Walk4Bear18.
About Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation was founded in 1992 by Kathleen A. Casey, after losing her son “Bear” to pediatric cancer. Twenty-five years later, the organization is dedicated to eliminating pediatric cancer and to providing hope and support to those who are touched by it. For more information, visit www.bearnecessities.org.