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Walking With a Purpose

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Walkathons are held throughout the year to raise funds for and awareness of a variety of conditions and other worthy causes. Participate in one of the walkathons listed here or contact your favorite nonprofit group to see if it is organizing a walkathon.

STEP OUT WALK TO FIGHT DIABETES
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
(888) DIABETES (342-2383)
http://stepout.diabetes.org
Funds generated from this walkathon, which is held in different locations throughout the United States, go toward the ADA’s research, education, and advocacy programs. Contact the ADA or visit the walkathon Web site to find a walkathon near you.

WALK TO CURE DIABETES
Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation (JDRF) International
(888) 533-WALK (9255)
http://walk.jdrf.org
The JDRF International organizes walks throughout the year to raise funds for Type 1 diabetes research. Visit the JDRF Web site or call the organization to find a walkathon in your area.

 

 

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