Thousands Join NSTAR's Walk for Children's Hospital Boston
Event to Benefit Patient Care, Research and Community Health Programs
April 8, 2008
Thousands of walkers will log miles for miracles at NSTAR's Walk for Children's Hospital Boston on Sunday, June 8 to raise money for patient care, research, and community health programs at Children's Hospital Boston.
Families looking for a fun, healthy weekend activity can register for either the 2- or 7-mile walk in advance or on Sunday, June 8. Registration is $20 for adults; $5 for children 12 and under. Each adult walker must raise at least $150.
The Walk festivities also include kid friendly entertainment, Big Apple Circus clowns, face painting and snacks.
For more information on how to register as an individual or team, visit www.childrenshospital.org/walk or call 866-303-WALK.
NSTAR, the electricity and natural gas company that serves over 1.4 million residents in Massachusetts, is the named sponsor of the Walk for the next four years. NSTAR is also lending additional expertise to promote and help increase participation in the Walk.
WHAT: NSTAR's Walk for Children's Hospital Boston
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, June 8 The Hatch Shell on the Charles River
8:30am Walker registration and kids' activities
10:00am Start of 7-mile pledge walk
11:00am Start of 2-mile pledge walk
Children's Hospital Boston is one of the nation's premier pediatric medical centers. Founded in 1869 as a 20-bed hospital for children, today it is a 397-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care grounded in the values of excellence in patient care and sensitivity to the complex needs and diversity of children and families. Children's is the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, the largest provider of health care to the children of Massachusetts, and home to the world's leading pediatric research enterprise. For more information about Children's, visit: www.childrenshospital.org/newsroom.
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