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The Felix Organization

Fourth Annual Walk This Way - 2024!

Join us and Walk This Way to change the lives of children in foster care! Our fourth annual walkathon starts with a beautiful 3 mile (5K) walk at Hudson River Park's stunning Pier 46 and will feature a picnic after-party with music and awards!
US$72,419
raised of US$200,000 target
by 168 supporters
Event: Walk This Way 2024!, on 18 May 2024
Closes on 23/07/2024
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Walk This Way for Children in Foster Care in honor of National Foster Care Month!

Ways To Participate:

1. START A SOLO TEAM! Click "Start Fundraising" to sign up now for this fun 3-mile (5K) walkathon on Hudson River Park's beautiful Pier 46 @ Perry St. in NYC on Saturday, May 18th!

Ask friends and family to sponsor you to walk 60 blocks along the beautiful Hudson River to provide enrichment and support for youth in the foster care system.

MINIMUM FUNDRAISE OF $150 to participate! Make the donation yourself, or ask others to help you by sharing your fundraiser link so they can donate to your fundraiser!

2. START A GROUP TEAM! Want friends to join you on the walk? They can join your team! Click "Start Fundraising" to sign up, then click "Start Team" and share the team link with friends!

3. BECOME A CORPORATE SPONSOR! Check out our event sponsorship information here.

More Information on our Fourth Annual Walk This Way:

Join The Felix Organization for our fourth annual Walk This Way! This crowdfunded charity walk is 3.1 miles and will take approximately one hour, starting at Pier 46 at Perry St. The event starts at 9 am and walkers will start at 10 am.

Or you can choose our remote option and WALK RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE! Walk 3,500 steps in solidarity with Walk This Way any time and anywhere during the month of May!

Join us! Click "Start Fundraising" to sign up today! Want to walk with friends? Click "Start Team" once you've started your fundraising page.

Picnic lunch, entertainment and giveaways included.

Walk This Way For Foster Kids!

Go to www.thefelixorganization.org for more info about Felix!

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This year, Felix honors founding member as our

2024 Dream Maker: Louise Jones

Louise sits on the Felix Advisory Board and shared critical ideas and connections that helped launch Felix 18 years ago!

We are honored to recognize our 2024 Future Dream Maker:

Jalen Goode, Camp Felix alumni

Jalen is a former Camp Felix camper and Counselor in Training. He served as Senior Counselor and Unit Leader at OG Camp Felix and Counselor at Camp Felix Pride. He is also our resident Camp Felix DJ!

WE THANK OUR WALK THIS WAY SPONSORS TO DATE!

SPECIAL SHOUT OUT TO OUR WALK THIS WAY COMMITTEE

Saman Behbahani

Olivia Colavito

Renee Culbertson

Jolyn Farber

Louise Jones

Sydney Jones

About the charity

Felix was founded by Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and casting director, Sheila Jaffe. Both adopted, they were compelled to use their resources and experience to enrich the lives of foster children. Today Felix has served over 16,000 children through Camp Felix and Felix Forward year-round programs.

Donation summary

Total raised
US$72,418.77
Online donations
US$28,189.13
Offline donations
US$0.00
Direct donations
US$1,336.00
Donations via fundraisers
US$71,082.77

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