Walk For Life
SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
Thank you for being interested in our upcoming Walk For Life fundraiser. We hope this endeavor has two results; to increase funding enabling us to help as many crisis pregnancies for which there is a need and to increase awareness of our fight to be "there" for the girls and women that find themselves in a life-changing situation.
Join us on September 14th for a wonderful cause and assist us in offering help and hope. Participate by walking with us or pledging your support for someone else; business donations are excepted as well. If your business or church would like to help in sponsoring the event or would like to donate a prize, please contact us.
Pre-registration is $10 and you will receive a t-shirt and wristband; registration the day of the Walk will be $15 and a shirt cannot be guaranteed. The day starts at 8:30 with the walk time beginning at 9:00 (runners will begin first) and ending at 11:00 when we will have awards and prizes. Remember, the top fundraisers will win fantastic prizes like this Amish rocker from Patterson's Amish Furniture in Morganton and everyone will be entered to win other wonderful as well. The top teams will be awarded plaques.
You do not have to walk the entire time; we want you to come enjoy everything we will have on site. Concessions will be available as well as lots of goodies and music on hand. Anyone, any age is welcome for any length of walk; strollers are welcome because, after all, babies are what we are all about! If your health doesn't permit you to walk - come join us and enjoy the morning with us and help celebrate in the efforts!
Please see the links below to find everything from printable posters that can be used in your neighborhood, church, or business to promote the event to registration forms and pledge sheets or even a letter that you can send your friends and family to help you raise support.
Sponsorship form (for those businesses interested in being a sponsor of the event)
All services provided at the McDowell Pregnancy Care Center are free and confidential. Our caring and concerned staff help you every step of the way whether you're reaching out for help because you think you may be pregnant, are pregnant and need to talk about your options, need counseling or assistance in dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, or have material needs for your baby.
The following are many of the services we provide:
- FREE home pregnancy test
- Follow-up and counseling during and after pregnancy
- Meetings with parents, husband, or boyfriend
- Doctor/OB-GYN referrals
- Ultrasound referrals
- Adoption referrals
- Abortion education
- Information concerning abortion alternatives
- Post-abortion support
- Maternity clothing
- Baby clothing
- Baby furniture and/or equipment
- Diapers, wipes, and food (infant to toddler)
- Access to other community resources
There is a translation link available just above the Main Menu that will automatically translate all text on the McDowell Pregnancy Care Center website into any one of 58 languages.
If you would like to meet in our office with someone, we can arrange onsite language translation in Spanish, German, Russian, Bulgarian, and American Sign Language. If you have any other specific translation need, please use the Contact Us form and we will be glad to work with you in obtaining a translator.