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2020 APDA Northwest VIRTUAL Optimism Walk

Join us on May 31, 2020

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The APDA NORTHWEST Optimism Walk goes virtual!​

Register today as a Virtual Walker and fundraise online, and then on Walk Day, we’ll all walk separately, but together!  (Plans are underway - more details to come!)  

See special video message for this year's honorary walk chair, ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen, who is also living with Parkinson's disease.

 
 
VIRTUAL WALK: SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2020

As a Virtual Walker, you will make a difference in supporting our mission to provide the support, education, and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson’s disease live life to the fullest.

DO YOU LIVE IN WASHINGTON, OREGON, ALASKA, MONTANA OR IDAHO? SIGN UP TO VIRTUALLY WALK WITH US, AND INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD TO JOIN YOUR TEAM!

Be a hero for people with Parkinson’s!  Get pumped up for the walk with this incredible video with the original song "APDA Comin at 'Cha" by two time Grammy Award-winning artist, Wanz. Best known for his booming voice on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's Thrift Shop song.

 
 
DAY OF THE WALK:

SUNDAY MAY 31: ZOOM KICK-OFF 9-10am

Follow this link to join:

www.bit.ly/apdawest

The kick-off will feature Honorary Optimism Walk chair and ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen, Seattle sports radio legend Dave “The Groz” Grosby, and Grammy-winning vocalist Wanz. We will announce prize winners and spread our message of resilience, hope and optimism. Advanced registration before Sunday May 31st is required. You won’t want to miss it!

Check in with your teammates to make sure everyone knows about the Zoom call (if you signed up a friend… we may not have their email!). Everyone joining the Zoom call is entered into a raffle to win two $50 Spa Finder gift cards. We will also award trophies for most money raised and biggest team! 

 

REGISTER TODAY!

YOU CAN EARN GREAT FUNDRAISING PRIZES: 
  • Raise $100 or more - get an official Optimism Walk t-shirt!
  • Raise $500 or more - earn an Optimism Walk hat!
  • Raise $1,000+ - become a Circle of Optimism Member! Receive a special medal and recognition on our website and social media!  

(To qualify for the above items, the funds raised must be part of your personal fundraising dollars.)

 

* * * After you register, don't forget to create a Facebook Fundraiser that connects directly to your Optimism Walk fundraising page for fast and easy fundraising! * * * IMPORTANT -- you must set this up from within your fundraising portal for it to work! Please see the instructions.

For more information: Call APDA Northwest Chapter at 206-695-2905 or email [email protected]

About APDA - Every day we provide the support, education, and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson's disease live life to the fullest.   APDA is the largest grassroots network serving people with Parkinson's disease and their families.  

The American Parkinson Disease Association is a 501(c)3 organization.  Tax ID # 13-1962771. www.apdaparkinson.org

Check out our Optimism Walk video!

 

 

Check out great info from our National Sponsors! 
 
NATIONAL SPONSORS:

 

            

    

                        

National Virtual Platinum Sponsor:

National Virtual Gold Sponsor:

 

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