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Walk with Emory - Opportunities to Get Involved and Give Back

If you are looking for ways to support the local community and beyond, join Emory in supporting two very worthwhile events – JDRF Walk and Heart Walk 2009.

Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)


Join JDRF and Emory for a walk to help find a cure for diabetes and its complications, build diabetes awareness and raise money for research.

View Bobby’s story

When: Saturday, October 17, 2009
Time: 8:00 a.m. Check-in/9:30 a.m. Start

Where: Centennial Olympic Park
Who: Emory employees, family and friends
Web: www.JDRF.org (Select Team  - “Emory”)

Get Involved:

Sign Up!  There is no fee to join or form a team. Register online at www.JDRF.org and be sure to indicate “Emory” under team name. Your friends, family members, and neighbors are invited to be part of the Emory team, too.

Raise Money!  Tell your family, friends and neighbors about the walk and ask them to sponsor you by making a contribution to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation! Help the Emory team reach its goal of raising $15,000 for diabetes research. Don’t delay – start collecting pledges today!

Walk!  Have a great time at the walk with the Emory team and enjoy a day filled with entertainment, fun and food for walkers of all ages. Every Emory team member will receive a team t-shirt to wear with pride the day of the walk if they raise a minimum of $150!

Contact Traci Galatas, Emory Team Captain


2009 Metro Atlanta Heart Walk

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Help Emory stay the No. 1 team in Atlanta! Join Team Emory for the 5k/3.1 mile walk to raise money for the fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke.

View Greg’s story

When:  Saturday, November 7, 2009
Time:  8:00 a.m. Registration/9:00 a.m. Start
Where:  Turner Field
Who:  Emory employees, family and friends
Web:  www.metroatlantaheartwalk.kintera.org (Select  the Emory team of your choice)

Get Involved:

Sign up to be a Team Captain at the Team Captain Breakfast:

When:  Thursday, September 3, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Where:  1599 Clifton Road, Conference Room 5C
Breakfast will be served!

Team Captain duties include:

  • Recruit 10-15 walkers who will strive to raise money for the American Heart Association ($150 goal per walker)
  • Motivate, support and encourage your team of walkers
  • Help organize fundraising activities for your team
  • Attend the Emory University Team Captain Breakfast to learn more about being a team captain and other ways to have a successful Heart Walk team.

Interested in becoming a Team Captain?
Contact Rebecca Migliaccio

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