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Walk for Kids

Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach with a preview of  2013 “Walk for Kids” this Sunday, April 7th at Shoreline Park in Long Beach. The “Walk for Kids” is a 5K walk designed to raise funds and awareness for the services and programs provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. 

There is no cost to register as an individual or a team, however, there are incentives for those who will donate or raise funds for donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. 

Incentives:
$1000+          Performance Fleece, T-Shirt and access to the VIP Area at the Walk
$500-$999     Canvas tote and T-shirt
$250-$499     Water Bottle and T-shirt
$100-$249      T-shirt 
Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. The Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. It’s not too late to register! Online registration closes at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6th. You may also register in person at the Walk on Sunday. 

Participants should ONLY go to the registration for the following reasons:

  • You need to register to walk. 
  • You have money to turn in or donate. 
  • You have earned a walk incentive and need to pick it up.

Teams should meet in the Team Meeting Area. Look for the big red tents. Parking is $8. For “Driving and Parking” instructions, click HERE.

The 2013 “Walk for Kids” will take place in three other locations on this day:

  • Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario
  • Exposition Park in Los Angeles
  • Honda Center in Orange County

A fifth “Walk for Kids” will take place on Sunday, June 1st at the California Living Museum in Bakersfield. For more information about the walks, please see www.walkforkids.org

Founded in 1977, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California programs include six Ronald McDonald Houses in Bakersfield, Loma Linda, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Orange County and Pasadena; a cost-free, year-round sleep away camp, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, that benefits children with cancer and their families; and two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms at CHOC Children’s Hospital and CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital in Orange County.

For more information, contact:
Sunday, April 7, 2013
2013 “Walk for Kids”
Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. 
Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. 
Shoreline Park
200 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
(526) 285-4360
www.walkforkids.org

Additional 2013 “Walk for Kids” events Sunday, April 7th:

1) Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. 
Citizens Business Bank Arena
4000 East Ontario Center Parkway
Ontario, CA 91764
(909) 558-8323
www.walkforkids.org

2) Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. 
Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. 
Exposition Park 
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 644-3082
www.walkforkids.org

3)Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. 
Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. 
Honda Center
2695 East Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 516-3669
www.walkforkids.org 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California
765 South Pasadena Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 744-9449
(626) 744-9969 FAX
www.rmhcsc.org  

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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