Pebbles of Hope will be hosting its virtual walkathon again this year throughout the month of November, which is Prematurity Awareness Month. Starting on November 1st and ending on November 30th, participants from around the world will walk anytime, anywhere during the event dates in support of premature babies and their parents. The 5K event will be powered by the Charity Footprints mobile app which allows walkers to set distance goals, solicit pledges from sponsors, and track their miles using the GPS technology on their mobile devices.
There is a registration fee of $10 to participate in the event, but all pledges and sponsorships will not be converted into donations until walkers complete their 3 mile goal. If you are not interested in walking, but want to support the cause, you can sponsor the walk by clicking here: Sponsor My Walk
Participants in the Washington, DC metropolitan area that are interested in walking together will meet at Barcroft Park in Arlington, VA at 11:00AM on November 11th to complete their 5K walk. We also encourage individuals to sign up as ambassadors to host local walks in cities around the world.
All proceeds from the walkathon will go towards Pebbles of Hope’s Adopt a Family Initiative in which we identify NICU families in need and provide them with baby supplies, one-on-one mentoring and connections to local service providers for additional support.