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2016 Official Team T-Shirt Available to Order

January 27, 2016

 

As part of the changes we are making in 2016, the Preeclampsia Foundation is now making an official 2016 Promise Walk Team T-Shirt available for purchase by our Team Captains! Not only will your team now get more choice of sizes (including ladies’ fit) and colors, the new program means that you can have your team’s name customized in the font of your choice on the back of the shirt. What a great way to show your Promise Walk team spirit!

 

Even better, the shirts will be shipped to you in advance of the walk, so you can start much earlier in showing off proudly what an important part of our mission you are! Orders and payment must be finalized to HeadsUp Apparel 4 weeks before your walk event date to ensure production and shipping time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Start Your Promise Walk Fundraising Today

January 26, 2016

Are you ready to make the most of your Promise Walk for Preeclampsia experience? Your participation in awareness and fundraising makes the Preeclampsia Foundation’s mission possible! We are relying on incredible people like you to join us in making this event a historic success. PrintTogether we can truly make a difference in our fight to treat this disorder.

Register today for the Promise Walk here! Team Captains are already getting started getting the word out. Will you be part of our Top 10 Teams this year? Read the rest of this entry »

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Make Strides, Spread the Word

January 14, 2016

Our Promise Walk for Preeclampsia coordinators are gearing up for another great season and looking forward to raising some incredible awareness in our local communities. Remember, there are four easy steps to “make strides and deliver hope” in 2016! How do you get started?

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Big changes in 2016: No more registration fee!

January 5, 2016

1270482_806846229328426_8278828452109080009_oThe 2016 Promise Walk for Preeclampsia season is officially kicked off and our volunteers and supporters are already hard at work to hit our $550,000 goal! We have over 40 amazing sites where you can come together with other families who care about moms and babies to “Make Strides and Deliver Hope.”

The BIG change in 2016 is that we have completely done away with registration fees for our Promise Walk events. The Preeclampsia Foundation wants there to be no barriers for anyone to come raise awareness and funds for a great cause. This year, let’s make record numbers in participation and fundraising!

We are asking that you:

  1. Register early at www.promisewalk.org (No event near you? Form a virtual team!)
  2. Customize your individual and team donation pages with your story.
  3. Make a meaningful gift to your own team.
  4. Ask friends and family to make a donation to you and your team.
  5. Show off your status as a VIP supporter through our awesome incentive items!

To get you started, here’s a Team Captain’s Welcome Guide with great tips on how to become the best team in the nation! Start your team today.

The Promise Walk is an awareness-raising fundraiser, and the dollars you help to bring in are the means by which we make a difference in the lives of moms, dads, babies and the families that are affected by hypertension in pregnancy. Our end goal? A world where preeclampsia no longer threatens the lives of moms and babies. For more details on how your donation dollars are used, you can visit the Preeclampsia Foundation’s Finance page.

*Note: some Promise Walk for Preeclampsia events also have certified 5K runs scheduled on the same day and location. A minimal registration fee is required for all participants to sign up for events that include a 5K run.

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Join Us in Brooklyn on Saturday, August 22!

August 19, 2015

1270482_806846229328426_8278828452109080009_oOur final 2015 Promise Walk for Preeclampsia event will be on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Walt Whitman Park in Brooklyn, NY. The NYC event is more than a quarter of the way to its goal, and they need your help to finish out the season strong!

Date: August 22, 2015

Location: Meet at Walt Whitman Park then cross the Brooklyn Bridge

Time: 11:00 am: Check-in, onsite registration and t-shirt pick-up
Walk across the bridge starts at 12:00 noon

Walk Coordinator Contact: Lucy Perez at LMP1938@aol.com or 347-307-2797

Please pre-register for the NYC walk at www.promisewalk.org/newyorkcity. We look forward to seeing you there!

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5 Programs You Funded Through Promise Walk Giving

July 27, 2015

We’re nearing the end of our 2015 Promise Walk for Preeclampsia season so let’s take the time to celebrate all that we’ve accomplished. With only $10,000 left to hit our national goal (you can still donate at www.promisewalk.org), it gives us a great time to reflect on exactly what $490,000+ accomplishes in our mission. Here are just a few programs that would not happen without the funds raised by the Promise Walk:

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(1) The Continuum of Care Healthcare Provider Outreach program. Our staff travels across the United States to meet with thousands of doctors, nurses, midwives, doulas, childbirth educators, and other allied healthcare providers to provide lifesaving, low-cost education materials. Not only does this program help educate providers about the importance of educating patients, it raises vital awareness of the Foundation and its services. Read the rest of this entry »

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Awesome Companies Make Donations Go Twice As Far

July 17, 2015

157x157-emg.jpgMany companies offer matching gift programs that encourage their employees to contribute to non-profit organizations. Some may also provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours. Most programs will match contributions dollar for dollar, while others may even triple the amount of your gift!

So do you work for one of these awesome companies* that has already matched gifts or volunteer hours for the Preeclampsia Foundation in 2015?

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