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Walk For Wellness House 2013 (http://www.walkforwellnesshouse2013.kintera.org)

HINSDALE, Ill., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 5, 2013, beginning at 8:00 over 2,000 people with cancer, their families, friends and volunteers will gather in support of people living with cancer through the annual Walk for Wellness House fundraiser. This family fun event will begin and end at Wellness House located at 131 N. County Line Rd. Hinsdale, IL 60521.

For over 20 years, Wellness House has been providing programs and services to local families who are affected by a cancer diagnosis.  Wellness House envisions a community where all people affected by cancer thrive. Offered at no cost, and as a complement to medical treatment, programs educate, support and empower participants so they can improve their physical and emotional well-being.

"I feel like I'm not alone. Everyone listens. We don't only talk about sad things, we have fun," stated Megan Bucher, a 13 year old participant in the teen program at Wellness House.

Research shows it makes a difference...

  • Support and Networking Groups
  • Stress Management Techniques
  • Information and Education  
  • Exercise
  • Nutritional Counseling

This year's event is co-chaired by Hinsdale realtor Tracy Anderson and Brad Warble of LaGrange.  "I am really looking forward to this year's Walk for Wellness House. It is an event, I think the whole community looks forward to attending," states Anderson. "This year, we thought we would add a different spin on it by embracing the Cinco de Mayo theme. We are hoping that people will have some fun with this.

Registration:

  • 5K Timed-chip Run: $40
  • 5K Fun Run (not timed): $30
  • 3K Walk: $30
  • Virtual Walker: $30
  • Although not required for participation, our goal is for each walker/runner is to raise $250. Those who achieve this goal, they will receive an official baseball style Wellness House hat.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsor: McDonald's
  • Premier Sponsor: The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc.
  • Lead Sponsor: HallStar

Individuals make an average of 22,000 visits to Wellness House each year. Wellness House only exists because of the generosity of individuals, organizations and the community who support its mission. This year's goal is to raise $365,000 to benefit the programs offered at no cost year-long.

To register and donate, please visit the Wellness House website at: WalkforWellnessHouse2013.kintera.org.

For more information, contact: Kara GrellManager of Philanthropic ServicesWellness House630-654-5112 kgrell@wellnesshouse.org

SOURCE Wellness House

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