Upcoming Sept. 13 walk/run to benefit Kidney Foundation in Yarmouth

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Give the Gift of Life Walk

A ‘Give the Gift of Life Walk’ benefitting the Atlantic Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada will take place in Yarmouth on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m.

This is a 5K walk or run.

Registration will take place at the Killam’s Wharf gazebo at 1 p.m. on Sept. 13 with the walk to follow at 2 p.m.

People can also register and donate online at www.kidney.ca/atlantic/walks, just click on the link to the Yarmouth event.

Anyone who raises $50 will receive a t-shirt and people who raise $250 will have their name entered to win an iPad Mini.

People who raise $500 will be entered in a draw to win return flight airfare for two anywhere WestJet flies.

There are other options to participating if people are unable to attend the event. They can do a virtual walk by selecting a walk online to support.

If people would like to support a participant but not do the walk themselves, organizers can find a walker for you to sponsor.

A Facebook page has also been set up for the Yarmouth event called Give the Gift of Life Walk Yarmouth, where more info about the walk and other prizes can be found.

People interested in registering, donating or who have other questions can also contact local event organizer Briana Jacquard at 902-307-9279.


Organizations: Kidney Foundation, Atlantic Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Gift of Life Walk Yarmouth

Geographic location: Yarmouth

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