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Walk The Walk at Central Park, New York


WALK THE WALK AT CENTRAL PARK
WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!

Thank you to all of the walkers, donors, sponsors, volunteers and everyone that participated in the 2007 Walk the Walk for Organ & Tissue Donation at Central Park, NY , because of you the Walk was a huge success!

Don’t forget you can still support the Walk! Fundraising is continuing until December 10, 2007 for the Walk. Please make your donation by clicking here: http://nykidneywalk.kintera.org/

Check back soon for photos from the Walk.

Individual Grand Prize

The top fundraiser will receive a 4 day/3 night Las Vegas trip for two. This trip includes round-trip
Economy airfare from a New York area gateway. (You must raise a minimum of $7,500 to qualify.)
Everyone else that raises $7,500 or more, will receive a pair of Economy tickets to Las Vegas from a New York area gateway.

The More Money You Raise, The More You Win

You can win one of the following prizes as an individual walker or as part of a Team. (If you are a Team member, this must be the money you raised yourself.) Be sure to check with your company for matching gifts, that money may help you attain a higher prize level. To qualify for prizes, we must receive all donations by December 10, 2007. Prizes are awarded on the basis of money raised, even if you are unable to participate. Prizes are not cumulative (excluding T-shirts), or combined. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks following the prize deadline for delivery of your certificates

Walk Team Awards

• Every Team that raises over $1,000 will receive a WALK the WALK Shining Star Award
• Every Team that raises over $2,000 will receive a WALK the WALK Super Star Award

Captain Awards

• The Captain of the Corporate Team and the Captain of the Family Team with the most members will receive “A Night on the Town” to include dinner for two and tickets to a Broadway show. (Your team must raise a combined total of over $3,500 to qualify.)
• The Captain of the Corporate Team and the Captain of the Family Team whose team raises a minimum of $7,500 will receive two round trip economy tickets to Las Vegas from any NY area gateway

Fundraising Award Levels

Level 1 $50.00 Official WALK T-Shirt
Level 2 $150.00 $15.00 Macy’s Gift Certificate
Level 3 $250.00 $25.00 Macy’s Gift Certificate
Level 4 $500.00 $50.00 Macy’s Gift Certificate
Level 5 $1,000.00 $100.00 Macy’s Gift Certificate
Level 6 $2,500.00 $250.00 Macy’s Gift Certificate
Level 7 $5,000.00 $500.00 Macy’s Gift Certificate

Facts About Transplantation And Organ Donation

• 84,000 Americans die from kidney disease or conditions associated with kidney disease each year. Over 92,000 people in the United States need an organ or tissue transplant to save or drastically improve the quality of their lives
• 13 minutes from now a new name will be added to the organ waiting list
• RIGHT NOW over 6,000 New Yorkers are waiting for a kidney transplant
• Today, 17 people will die while waiting to receive an organ
• Becoming a donor is as simple as checking the organ donor box on the back of your license; or fill out an organ donor card and carry it with you
• You will never receive less than the best medical care because you have promised to donate your organs after you are gone
• By promising your organs after your death, you may save or improve the lives of as many as 80 people
• Each year, 10 to 14 thousand people who die meet the criteria for organ donation, but less than half are actually donors

Please join the New York State Organ Donor Registry @ http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/donor/agreement.htm


What is the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America

From kidney stones and urinary infections, to prostate cancer and chronic renal failure, diseases of the kidney and urinary tract effect over 70 million Americans each year. The Kidney & Urology Foundation of America conducts numerous public education campaigns each year to raise awareness of the critical need for organ and tissue donors. The Foundation remains dedicated to ensuring that every American in need of a lifesaving organ or tissue transplant receives one.

Our ultimate goal is to take kidney and urinary disease from treatment to cure, and to see that no one ever has to wait for a life saving transplant.

PLATINUM SPONSOR
M&T Bank

GOLD SPONSOR
Paddy Lee Fashions

SILVER SPONSORS
Genzyme
Gristedes

BRONZE SPONSORS
Action/Terraferma Electrical
Aeroflex
Montefiore Medical Center
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia
Saint Barnabas Healthcare System
Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Westchester Medical Transplant
Center of Excellence

WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO
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