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West Bay RI Strides for Independence Walk-a-Thon 1k/5k

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Warwick – The West Bay Community is thrilled to announce the upcoming 9th Annual Strides for Independence 1k/5k Walk-a-thon, scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Goddard Memorial Park. This event is a celebration of inclusion, empowerment, and the limitless potential of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
The Strides for Independence Walk-a-thon is more than just a fundraising event; it’s a movement towards creating meaningful opportunities for people with IDD to experience the full richness of life. The theme “Imagine More” underscores our commitment to expanding horizons, fostering relationships, building community connections, and providing engaging activities tailored to each person’s interests, abilities, gifts, talents, and contributions.
Help us reach our $50,000 Goal!
Ways to Get Involved:
Join the Walk-a-thon: Lace up your sneakers and join us for a day of fun, fitness, and camaraderie. Participants can register individually or as part of a team to walk together towards a brighter future.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Showcase your support for inclusivity and empowerment by becoming a sponsor of the Strides for Independence Walk-a-thon. Various sponsorship packages are available, offering businesses and organizations the chance to align with a meaningful cause and gain visibility in the community.
Make a Donation: Every contribution counts in our mission to create more opportunities for people with IDD. Donations can be made directly through our website or at the event, helping us fund programs and initiatives that enrich lives and foster independence.
Event Details:
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Location: Goddard Memorial Park, 1095 Ives Rd., Warwick
Registration: Visit https://wbstrides.rallyup.com/2024walk to register as a participant or team, explore sponsorship options, and make donations.
“We believe in the power of imagination and the boundless potential within each individual,” says Casey Gartland, Executive Director at West Bay RI. “The Strides for Independence Walk-a-thon is a platform to showcase the incredible abilities and contributions of people with IDD while creating pathways to a more inclusive and fulfilling future.”
Join us in envisioning a world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and imagine more. Together, we can make a difference!

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May 11
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Goddard Memorial State Park Beach
1095 Ives Road
Warwick, 02818 United States
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