Walk to Keep Their #VibrantLegacies Shining
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 22, 2019
Pay tribute to loved ones no longer with us and help their #VibrantLegacies shine by joining Hospice Buffalo’s 23rd Annual Memorial Walk, Sunday, May 19. Presented by Wegmans.
WHO: Walk as an INDIVIDUAL or CREATE A TEAM – fun for all ages!
WHAT: 5K or 1-mile Fun Walk, followed by picnic lunch with music, inflatable games, Big Kahuna slide, airbrush tattoos, Sabretooth, Disney princesses, prizes and more
DATE: Sunday, May 19
TIME: Registration begins at 9am; Walk starts at 11am
COST: $35 through May 9th; $50 after May 9. Kids 12 and under are free.
Online at HospiceMemorialWalk.com
In-person, Thursday May 9, 8am – 6pm at Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd. Cheektowaga
HURRY… May 9 is the last day to register at the $35 discounted fee.
Incentives & Rewards – every walker receives a T-shirt & memory ribbon!
Raise $500+ and be pampered in the VIP tent!
• Relax with a continental breakfast, catered lunch and Anderson’s ice cream
• Hobnob with Steve Tasker
• Enjoy a professional massage
• Caricature artists
• Door prizes & giveaways
• And much more!
Raise $250+ and join the “Hats Off to Hospice” Club!
• $25 KeyBank Credit Card
• Memorial Walk ball cap
• 2019 collectors pin
• Memorial pinwheel
• Your name in journeys newsletter
Visit HospiceMemorialWalk.com for additional incentives and rewards.
Proceeds from the Hospice Memorial Walk benefit Hospice Buffalo programs.
Hospice Buffalo, a division of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care (CHPC), provides care, support, advocacy, and education to people impacted by serious illness and loss, and is the only Medicare-certified, non-profit hospice program serving Erie County, NY. CHPC also includes Home Connections – palliative care for any patient suffering with serious illness, regardless of prognosis; Essential Care for Children – a homecare program serving seriously ill children and their families; the Wilson Support Center – community grief support programs, education and resources for people coping with grief and loss; the Palliative Care Institute – a collaborative research and training initiative with the University at Buffalo; and The Hospice Foundation of WNY – the charitable fundraising arm of CHPC. CHPC serves nearly 1000 patients each day in private homes, assisted living, nursing and group homes.
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