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Event Details: Orange County Brain Tumor Walk

Saturday, September 17, 2016, Angels Stadium, Anaheim, CA

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Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Location: Angels Stadium of Anaheim, 2000 Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA 92806 (Please use Orangewood Ave. entrance)
Registration: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Walk Start Time: 9:30 AM Check out our walk route
Program & Activities: 8:45 AM – 11:30 PM
Length of Event: 5K Walk (approx. 3.1 miles)

**No pets allowed at the venue with the exception guide dogs

Event Day Program

Schedule

  8:45 AM   Opening remarks

  9:10 AM   Brain Tumor survivor story.

  9:20 AM   Survivor Photo in front of the stage. All survivors at the event are encouraged to be in the photo.

  9:30 AM   Walk Begins

  10:45 AM   The final walkers should be arriving – we’ll settle back and hear our guest researcher speakers.
** Silent auction and raffle items will close**

  11:00 AM   Final fundraising numbers announced
Top Fundraising Team and Individual announced
Silent auction and Raffle winners announced

Rain or shine the event will go on! Regardless of weather, layered clothing, windbreakers, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended.

Directions & Parking
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2000 East Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA

Parking Details
**Please use the Orangewood Ave. entrance to the stadium as this will be only gate opened for our event.**

Our event will be held at the main entrance of Angels Stadium where the large Angels caps are located between gates 2 and 3.

Challenges & Prizes

  • Custom T-Shirts for your Team – One fundraising team will have an opportunity to win if members collectively raise $500 before Friday, June 24th.
  • Enter into a drawing for your chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card when you recruit 10 teammates and collectively raise $1,000 by Monday, July 29th.
  • Don’t forget about the $1K Club Challenge – raise $1,000 by Thursday, September 15, to be entered to win a mini tablet!

Visit our Fundraising Challenges and Prizes page for more details.

Thank you for your support & Good Luck!

Drop Off Information
There will be ample drop off space at the parking lot close to where our event will be held.

Food at the Walk
There will be a “Refreshments” tent with donated dry goods and water however these are on a first-come, first-served basis and will not serve as a meal.

Raffle and Silent Auction
Back by popular demand, we are encouraging Teams and/or individual participants to bring raffle baskets or silent auction items to this year’s Orange County Brain Tumor Walk! The amount raised for the items you bring will go back to your team or individual fundraising tally. Raffle baskets will remain $5 per ticket. Teams or individuals who bring silent auction items can choose the starting bid as well as a BUY IT NOW price. Please click here for our in-kind letter that includes our tax-id number to solicit donations from businesses as well as our 501c3 letter.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration fee?

Registration for the Walk is $25. Youth under 18 are free. All participants receive a free t-shirt. Upon registration, you will receive a personal fundraising page and useful online tools to help you jumpstart your efforts. Even after the event is over, you will still have access to your personal fundraising page, allowing you to maximize your impact in the fight against brain tumors.

Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?

Adults are encouraged to raise a minimum of $500 or more to help fund the discovery of a cure and better treatments for brain tumors.

Where do Brain Tumor Events funds go?

Proceeds from the event support research to find a cure for brain tumors, public policy advocacy, and patient information to make sure the critical needs of the brain tumor community are met, through the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS).
Learn more.

Do I need to register my children?

No, children 17 and younger do not need to register or pay a fee to attend the event. However, we strongly encourage you to register your children ahead of time so that we can anticipate their attendance and secure their commemorative t-shirt.

I plan to participate to support one of my friends and their team. Do I still have to register?

If you are walking, running or riding you must register to participate. If you plan to attend as a cheering section, you do not need to register. Registration is open the day of the event.

Can I walk and volunteer?

Yes! If you plan to walk and volunteer, please register as a Walker FIRST, and then email your contact information to us.

What are Matching Gift Programs?

Many employers have matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Ask your employer or HR department for more information. Generally, you will be asked to complete and submit a form to NBTS for approval. This form can be sent to the above address.

To whom do I make checks payable?

All checks can be made payable to the National Brain Tumor Society. If you wish to support a Walk participant, please complete this form and send to:National Brain Tumor Society
[Event Name]
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458

Are pets allowed at the event?

Pets are allowed as long as they are on a leash that is less than 6 feet long.

Will I receive an event t-shirt?

All registered participants, volunteers, and survivors receive a t-shirt.

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