ADHD Walk & Family Fun Day





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CHADD’s 2014 ADHD Walk & Family Fun Day

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Bluemont Park
601 North Manchester Street
Arlington, VA
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

The ADHD Walk & Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 18, 2014 is an opportunity for the ADHD community across the country to stand tall and walk together in an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of ADHD. With 15 million adults and children affected by ADHD in the United States, including one in eleven children diagnosed with ADHD, this event will draw attention to the rising number of people with ADHD. Join the movement! It doesn’t matter where you live, you can get involved in your local community by becoming a virtual walker.

If you live in the Washington, DC area, put on your walking shoes and get ready for a wonderful day. Bond with other families who face similar challenges. Hear inspirational stories that can uplift your family life. Enjoy this 5K Walk along the beautiful, wooded Washington and Old Dominion Trail. Registration fees are $10 for an individual and $25 for a family. Every walker receives a t-shirt!

Forming a team is a great way to motivate others to get involved and participate in the ADHD Walk and Family Fun Day. If you would like to form a team, download our team captain kit full of helpful information on organizing a team and fundraising.

3 Great Reasons to Participate in the ADHD Walk & Family Fun Day


Enjoy a fun-filled day, full of children’s activities, with your family and bond with the ADHD community.

 

Bring your family, see old friends, and make new friends. You’ll find these exciting activities:

  • moon bounce
  • obstacle course
  • sports challenge
  • face painters
  • playground
  • disc jockey
  • a resource fair offering helpful information about ADHD.

Gain valuable ADHD resource information by speaking with service and product providers at the Walk’s resource fair.

 

A variety of service providers such as coaches, tutors and therapists will exhibit and answer your ADHD-related questions. Get information about summer programs such as camps. CHADD staff and volunteers will also be available to provide guidance for  you.

Help other families who are struggling with ADHD by raising funds for a cause important to you.

 

Walk participants are invited to fundraise to help the ADHD community. After you register, you’ll be able to quickly set up an individual online fundraising page that you can share with your networks. Better yet, form a walk team with your family, friends, or co-workers. The more money we raise, the more money goes back to help families affected by ADHD!

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(Photos on Walk pages courtesy of Karen Nutini.)