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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!


  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!

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

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

  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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