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2024 Baton Rouge Kidney Walk

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2024 Baton Rouge Kidney Walk
Saturday, May 04 | 8:30 am
Highland Park Great Lawn and Grand Pavilion

Contact: Tracey Eldridge504.861.4500

$ raised of $ goal

One simple step can change a life.
 

WHY WE WALK!
Kidney Walks are a vital source of support as we provide real-time assistance for those in need. More than 80 cents of every dollar donated goes to research, patient services, professional education, public health education, and community services.  

  • Action: We ensure that 37 million Americans living with chronic kidney disease get diagnosed, treated and supported early. 

  • Education: We provide the public, patients, and healthcare professionals with tools to promote kidney health.

  • Accelerating Change: We advocate for change on Capitol Hill and support life-saving research

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2024 Kidney Walk – Saturday, May 4, 2024
There is still time to donate at: www.kidneywalk.org/batonrouge

The Baton Rouge Kidney Walk is here!  Thank you for joining us and supporting the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana.  We are excited to gather together to raise funds for the NKFL and celebrate life and the kidney community.  I have included event day details below.  Thank you again and we will see you on Saturday.

Important Walk Day information

  1. Where: Highland Park Grand Pavilion and Great Lawn—14024 Highland Road
  2. Date &Time: Registration: 8:30am; 1 mile Kidney Walk starts at 10am
  3. Parking: Parking available inside Highland Park—First come first served 
  4. Registration and Check-in: All teams, walkers and participants should register/check in at registration area next to the pavilion.
  5. Is there an admission fee? The suggested minimum donation is $5.00. Every walker who raised $100 will receive a Kidney Walk t-shirt. 
  6. Donations:  We accept cash, check or credit cards.
  7. Will there be food and beverages at the Walk? Yes. Fruit, popcorn, and water are complimentary to everyone. 
  8. Coolers, outside food and beverages are permissible. Make sure to bring plenty of seating for family and friends - the ground could be wet and there is no seating at the event site. 
  9. Where is a good place for our team to meet? Great meeting places are next to the stage.
  10. Is the Walk handicap accessible? Yes, the Walk route is handicap accessible. 
  11. Are dogs welcome? Yes, dogs are welcome and must remain on a leash.
  12. Is the Walk rain or shine? The Baton Rouge Kidney Walk is rain or shine. The weather forecast is calling for a high of 87 and a low of 67 bringing warm and humid conditions.

We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday, May 4, 2024 when we take lifesaving steps to prevent kidney disease and promote living organ donation.
Questions? Call 504-861-4500 or email tracey@kidneyla.org
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We can't wait to see you at the 2024 Baton Rouge Kidney Walk! 
We're celebrating "May the 4th be With You" at the Baton Rouge Kidney Walk, a walk that celebrates Star Wars fans and wook-alikes everywhere, the importance of organ donation and keeping your kidneys healthy.   In the spirit of Star Wars, this will be a FUN opportunity to get out your lightsaber and practice your best Darth Vader impersonation, as well as dress up in your favorite Star Wars race outfit and raise funds for the programs and services of the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana. 
Storm to fundraising victory costumed as Star Wars Stormtroopers. Dress up as the imposing Imperial soldiers as you and your troop march through the local terrain. When you get all your colleagues to walk to work, or trek along the Kidney Walk route with your family and friends, it’s an excellent way to put the "fun" in fundraising!
Trophies will be awarded for best group costumes and best individual costume. 
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