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2022 Northern Delaware Kidney Walk

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2022 Northern Delaware Kidney Walk

We are excited to be walking together once again for the 2022 Northern Delaware Kidney Walk and we hope you walk with us!

 

Agenda: 
9:30am – Registration Opens 
10:00am – Visit our Vendors and Sponsors
10:30am – Opening Ceremony/Warm-ups
11:00am – Ribbon Cutting and Walk Begins!

 
Walk Day FAQs:
  1. Where is the Walk location?
    Glasgow Park, Newark DE
  2. What time should I be at the Walk?
    Walkers should arrive by 9:30 am for check -in. Snacks, fun, vendors, mission tent and more will be ongoing until our opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m.
  3. Where should I park?
    There are lots available inside the park grounds. We will be kicking the walk off at Pavilion #5.
  4. What should I do with any cash or checks when we arrive?
    Walkers who need to turn in donations should visit the welcome tent and turn in any remaining cash and checks. Additionally, anyone who is not yet registered can do so by visiting kidneywalk.org/northernde.
  5. Who gets a T-shirt, and when will I get it?
    Every walker who individually raises $100 will receive a Kidney Walk T-shirt mailed to their home address. If you raised $100 but did not receive your shirt yet, you can expect it a few weeks after Walk Day.
  6. What is a good place for our team to meet?
    Great team meeting places are near the pavilion.
  7. How long is the walk?
    The walk route 2.6 miles with an optional 0.6 mile patient/shorter route. 
  8. Will there be food and beverages at the Walk?
    Yes! Fruit and water will be complimentary at the food tent. We do recommend eating breakfast and drinking fluids before the Walk.
  9. Is the Walk handicap accessible?
    Yes, the entire walkikng route is paved.
  10. Are dogs welcome?
    All well-behaved, leash trained dogs are welcome.
  11. Is the Walk rain or shine?
    All Kidney Walks are rain or shine. If there are extenuating circumstances, your local NKF staff partner will have a system in place to alert you of changes.
  12. Is there a hashtag I should use on social media?
    Yes! We love seeing your photos. Please use hashtag #KidneyWalk to show off your orange pride!
 
Unable to attend on Sunday, October 16, 2022?
No problem! This year we are offering options to your participation – join us in person or walk your way on your own time.  No matter how you choose to walk we will all be united by our belief in the need for better care and longer lives for kidney patients – for YOU and the ones you love.

By participating in the 2022 Northern Delaware Kidney Walk you’ll let others know they’re not alone. Together, we’ll come together with a common purpose and walk for those who can’t. Caring knows no distance; one simple step can change a life.

 

Unable to attend on Sunday, October 16, 2022?
No problem! This year we are offering options to your participation – join us in person or walk your way on your own time.  No matter how you choose to walk we will all be united by our belief in the need for better care and longer lives for kidney patients – for YOU and the ones you love.
 
The Best Part…
Getting started is the same no matter which option you choose!

  • Register today to start fundraising.
  • Personalize your kidney walk page
  • Get creative: check out the Walker Toolkit for easy ways to have fun, raise money and make a difference in someone’s life.

 
Are you ready to pledge your support?



COVID-19 Alert

Your health and safety continue to be our number one priority. NKF’s staff, board of directors and healthcare advisors are closely monitoring the on-going Covid-19 pandemic.  We are currently planning to host this event in-person on Sunday, October 16, 2022.  Our safety procedures were created in accordance with state, local and federal guidelines. If a change to the current program needs to be made, we will provide you with detailed information on those changes and how we’ll be connecting the kidney community in that situation.
Please Note: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people with underlying medical conditions and older adults  are especially vulnerable.

By attending an NKF Event, you acknowledge and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.


Already registered? 

Let’s have fun and help keep each other healthy.
 

raised of $50,000 goal
When:

Date: Sunday, October 16, 2022
Time: 10:00 am

Where:

Glasgow Park
2275 Pulaski Highway Newark DE 19702

Contact:
Nicole Scharf
nicole.scharf@kidney.org
410.726.8732

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