Transplant Foundation Holding Knightdale Walk/Run on Sept. 16

Event sign at Knightdale Station Park. Source: Life Changing Transplant Foundation.
Event sign at Knightdale Station Park. Source: Life Changing Transplant Foundation.

The nonprofit Life Changing Transplant Foundation (LCTF) is holding its 8th-annual 5K Walk/Run for Life on September 16, 2017.  This fundraiser will be hosted at Knightdale Station Park again this year.

To participate as a runner or walker, register online ($20 fee). The registration deadline is August 26, 2017.

On the day of the race, sign-in begins at 8am, and the Walk/Run starts at 9pm. Once the race has been run (or walked), there will be fun for kids including face painting, a tricycle race, food, and more.

Knightdale Station Park is located at 810 N First Avenue, Knightdale, North Carolina. Each year this fundraiser has drawn participants to help raise funds that the Foundation uses to support transplant patients:

Life Changing Transplant Foundation was founded in 2008, with a mission “To educate the community on the importance of organ donation and provide assistance to pre- & post-transplant patients, along with family members, with financial support.

Business sponsorships are available for the 5K. Four levels of sponsorship are available for businesses and organizations interested in supporting LCTF. Choose to support this event at the level that works for you:

  • Level 1:  “Break Out” sponsorship is $100. In return, sponsor will receive a complimentary logo and web link on the official event website.
  • Level 2: “Spread Your Wings” sponsorship is $250. In return, sponsor will receive a complimentary logo and web link on the official event website, and their logo on the event banner.
  • Level 3: “Come Fly With Me” sponsorship is $500. In return, sponsor will receive a sponsor will receive a complimentary logo and web link on the official event website, their logo on the event banner, and their name on the official event t-shirts.
  • Level 4: “Life Changing” sponsorship is $1,000. In return, sponsor will receive a sponsor will receive a complimentary logo and web link on the official event website, their logo on the event banner, their name on the official event t-shirts, and their name in advertisements and press releases.

For more information, www.lifechangingtransplant.org . To sponsor this annual fundraiser, call Gail Richburg, LCTF founder and Chairperson, at 919.771.7576.

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