When: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Walk Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Walk Begins: 8:30 a.m.
What: 2 Mile Walk throughout Mizner Park. Breakfast and lunch provided for walkers. Various sponsor booths; entertainment, and the T1D community. Pets (on leashes) welcome.
Where: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton
To benefit: JDRF is dedicated to improving the lives of all people with type 1 diabetes by curing, treating and preventing the disease. One of JDRF’s key differentiators as an organization is that more than 80 percent of expenditures support research and research-related education. This ratio is above industry standards, and illustrates the efficiency with which JDRF works to achieve its goal of better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes.
Who: Corporate team walkers, civic organizations, schools, vendors, families, friends, volunteers & all are welcome to join!
Registration opens Mid- September 2014. For more information, sponsorship inquiries or volunteering opportunities please contact Esther Swann firstname.lastname@example.org
JDRF One Walk Boca Raton
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Mizner Park Amphitheater
590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL
Check In: 7:30 am * Walk Start: 8:30 am
Click Here to Register for the Walk
Walk is Rain or Shine
This year’s Walk not only has a new name, JDRF One Walk, but placement of things at the the Walk site have changed too. Use the site map above to help you navigate. Check-
On Saturday, you’ll enjoy a 2-Mile Trek thru East Boca Raton … Walk … Run … Bike … Roller Blade … Skate Board … Live Entertainment … Vendors … Complimentary Refreshments … Children’s Activities … Clowns, Face Painting … Interactive Van … Bounce House … Pets on a Leash are Welcome
New to One Walk Boca Raton
Photo Area: Grab a fun prop, take a photo with your phone/camera, and post on Facebook or other social media sites using #JDRFgreaterpalmbeach
And. if you designed a Team T-shirt, plan to have one representative from your Team participate in the Parade of Shirts, taking place center stage when you return from your morning stroll!
New Family Tent: This tent is specifically for those newly diagnosed families or Type 1 Diabetic (T1D) families new to our local JDRF community. Eli Lilly is the national sponsor for this tent and they will be handing out kid-friendly information on T1D. New families will also receive a JDRF bandana.
V1P Area is located under the pavilion in the amphitheater, is reserved for and will welcome individual Walkers who have raised $1,000 or more. Those falling into this category will be contacted separately on their V1P status. If you are a V1P, THANK YOU! Please be sure to stop by the V1P pavilion to pick up your lanyard and some special goodies. It’s not too late to become a V1P!
JDRF Information & Advocacy: At this tent, you will find general JDRF and diabetes information, plus information about the upcoming Ride to Cure Diabetes and JDRF’s Advocacy Program.
Official Walk T-Shirts
All walkers raising $100 or more will receive the official Walk T-shirt.
In addition, this year we are happy to offer all T1Ds a Blue Shirt. If you or your child has T1D, be sure to mention this at the T-shirt area. T1Ds will receive a Blue Shirt, regardless of their fundraising status.
Parking in Mizner Park
There are four FREE parking garages located within Mizner Park. Please plan to utilize any of these garages. Street parking is metered and will be active the morning of the Walk.
JDRF Raffle Tickets
If you’ve been selling JDRF raffle tickets, be sure to bring the stubs with you and turn them in at the JDRF Tent. PLEASE DO NOT place the ticket stubs in the donation envelopes you turn in that day, as they will not make it into the drawing. Remember, the raffle ticket drawing takes place on April 18, so you still have a few weeks to sell them! They will also be available for sale on Walk Day. There are two grand prizes (2-Bluegreen Vacation Stays) an lots of other prizes including certificates to stores, restaurants and more.
Unable to Join Us at the Walk?
You can still be a part of the cure! Register as a Virtual Walker at www.walk.jdrf.org – send out emails to family and friends – and let them know how important their support is.
Remember, when you ask someone to support you, you’re not simply asking them for a donation … you’re asking them to INVEST in a cure!
Questions? Contact Esther Swann at 561.801.7273 or email her at email@example.com