Event Name: Liver Life Walk Greater Cincinnati 2020
Event Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020
Route: 1 mile paved course
Location: Sawyer Point Park (Purple People Bridge tunnels)
705 E Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Registration Fee: $20 (18+, 17 & Under are complimentary); Registration fee increases to $25 at the event
Liver Life Walk Greater Cincinnati 2020
Join us as we change the face of liver disease. Your participation will bring awareness to liver disease and provide financial support for our educational programs and patient services offered to the millions of Americans battling one of the 100 known liver diseases. The 2020 event marks the 16th anniversary of the Liver Life Walk Greater Cincinnati! The event includes a 1-mile walk through the park, a raffle, live entertainment, light refreshments, and family-friendly activities. A $20 registration fee applies for adult walkers and is a donation to the ALF and counts towards your fundraising total. The event is rain or shine, and most activities are covered in the tunnels of the Purple People Bridge. Registration opens at 8:30am and closes promptly at 10:00am as the walk welcome program begins. The registration fee will increase to $25 on the day of the event.
START FUNDRAISING TODAY
Fundraising is key to your participation in Liver Life Walk. To make it easier, we provide all walkers with sample emails, a customizable personal fundraising page and staff to provide guidance, coaching and support. Online fundraising is available OR you may mail donations to:
American Liver Foundation
Attn: Liver Life Walk Greater Cincinnati
6133 Rockside Road, Suite 301
Independence, OH 44131
Walkers who raise $100 or more will receive the National Walk Shirt to commemorate the day. Additional fundraising prizes are offered to walkers who raise $250+. The fundraising deadline to qualify for national prizes is July 13th.
Meet our 2020 National LIVEr Life Walk Champion
In 2013, when Philip was only a few weeks old, he was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia (BA).
After undergoing surgery when he was eight weeks old, Philip spent the next two years in and out of the hospital, facing multiple complications. It was determined that Philip should be listed for a liver transplant, and his family began to look into a living liver donation. Luckily, Philip’s dad, Dan, was a match! Both Philip and his dad were wheeled into the operating room on May 10, 2016 – a day that changed their lives. Now Philip is a typical six-year-old boy who loves cars and playing with his brother. If Philip’s parents didn’t share his story, others would not be aware of the hardships he’s had to endure at such a young age.
Virtual Wall of Hope
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