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2016 WALK BLOG #18 - Get Ready to Walk

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This Sunday will mark our 6th annual Walk-for-Wishes in the Philadelphia Zoo. With your commitment to walk, you’ve already helped to share the power of a wish. We can’t wait to celebrate another walk season with all of our walkers and vendors!

Some important day of information to keep in mind;

  1. Parking: Please feel free to park in the garage or any available Zoo parking. The price of parking is $16 per car, parking fees will be paid upon exit from walk.
  2. Registration: There will be three tables for registration; day-of registration, pre- registered, and Wish Family registration. Day- of registration will be a cost of $25 per adult and $10 for children 11 and under. It’s important that your team registration at the correct table, this way we can get the walk fun started! Wish Families, please check your emails! (We want all Wish Family members and friends to register at our Wish Family table).
  3. Timing: Registration begins at 7:30AM, opening ceremonies will follow at 8:45am, and the walk will start at 9:00AM. Give yourself plenty of time to register, you will want to see all of our terrific vendor tables!
  4. Vendors: Check out who are awesome vendors are this year!

CheapCaribbean.com, our presenting sponsor, will have a beach themed tent! There will be lots of beach themed crafts and games! We are so proud of CheapCaribean’s super-star fundraising, they have fundraised over $10,000. Thank you CheapCaribbean!

A.C Moore is our Star of Strength Sponsor. A.C Moore will have a table dedicated to fun crafts for our walkers!

LaColombe will be suppling our walkers with coffee! LaColmbe is a Philadelphia roaster, who will be providing local cold brew coffee and draft lattes!

Kaitlyn’s Kreations, one of our very own wish kiddos, will be selling her homemade bracelets! Team Kaitlyn’s Krew has proved to be super-star fundraisers this walk season, they have raised over $4,000! Be sure to stop by and get a Kaitlyn Kreation’s bracelet!

Yoga By Erin, will have a table dedicated to yoga! Erin is also part of our raffle, a private yoga session for four people is up for grabs! Be sure to check out Erin’s table and all of our raffles!

Thank you for all your support as we have prepared for our 6th annual Walk-for-Wishes! Don’t forget after walk, you’re welcome to stay and explore the zoo! 

Be sure to tag us in your photos as you enjoy this wonderful day! (Facebook: @philadelphia wish) (Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat: @MakeAWishPHL)


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