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Walking the Walk

In 2007 I committed to walking the Avon Walk in Charlotte, NC. I met the fundraising goal, but had to end up missing the walk because of a family emergency. I've always regretted missing the walk and promised myself I would commit to doing it again, so this May, I've committed to the walk in D.C. Let me tell you a little bit about our team and my friend Katy...

In 2006, my friend Katy decided she wanted to do the Avon Walk in Charlotte, 40 miles of walking - without an iPOD, a cell phone - and no running allowed. She finished the walk, and got so much out of it, she committed to the walk again in 2007, but this time she started a team, The Pink Pacers. Since then, Katy's had two knee surgeries, raised two small children, and she has led the Pink Pacers team to raise over $70,000 for breast cancer research.

So, I've gotta raise the $1,800 again to participate this year and make up for the walk I missed in 2007. Everyone that has completed the walk says it is a fabulous experience and I want to experience that. If you're so inclined, please visit my donation page to contribute to the cause. Every dollar counts and I would appreciate anything. I posted a while back that I would donate a dollar to every person that commented on that post up to $100 and this is where that money is going. Please consider helping out!

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  1. Good for you! Lots of my friends and I have participated in walks/marathons for various causes, it's a lot of rewarding fun! You are quite the lovely person, good luck & I'm happy for you that you'll get to participate this year!

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  2. WOW! AMAZING!!!!! I hope you achieve all your fundraising goals!

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  3. I just made a donation. I love supporting this cause and think it's a wonderful event. Good luck!

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  4. Umm, that was so nice! You made me blush! We will WALK ON! Why not??? right? Thank you for joining us again, Wendy. You will be changed. :) xoxo

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