Time and Place: The Walk-a-thon will take place on Saturday May 12th, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and will end with a finish line Block Party and health fair sponsored by Beth Israel Health Center at 1st Street Park, East 1st Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues. The walk will kick off at the PS 20 playground on Essex Street between Houston and Stanton Streets. Registration is from 9:00am to 10:00am.
Why walk? 100% of funds raised through the event will support Girls Club health and nutrition programs. Each $2,500 raised supports a full year of programming for one girl; $1,500 supports school year programming; and $1,000 supports intensive summer programming. Girls Club health programs include community health workshops, nutrition and cooking classes, body image and women’s health counseling, running a Farmer’s Market, yoga and dance classes, free summer camp for girls and more!