New York, you came together to raise over $75,000 for sarcoma research! We’re so grateful. The grants we fund at Wendy Walk directly impact the reality of a sarcoma diagnosis — and it’s all thanks to you. We know that, with your continued support, we can find a cure. We welcomed Dr. David S. Geller of the Montefiore Medical Center at the Walk. The funds we raise help fulfill research grants for top medical professionals like Dr. Geller, who are dedicated to finding a cure for sarcoma. We are so honored to have our friend Jana Schottenstein chair the event for the second year[...]
We’re so grateful for you, Miami! You came together to raise over $50,000! The grants we fund at Wendy Walk directly advance sarcoma research — and it’s all thanks to you. We are determined that, with your continued support, we can change the reality of a sarcoma diagnosis. We welcomed Dr. Jonathan Trent of the Sylvester Cancer Center and Dr. W. Gregory Sawyer of the University of Florida at the Walk. The funds we raise help fulfill research grants for top medical professionals like these, who are dedicated to finding a cure for sarcoma. Every year we award the Purple Shoe[...]
Our Miami Wendy Walk this past weekend was a great success and now we’re onto New York City! Tavern on the Green in Central Park, starting at 10:30 am Sunday, May 6th! Snag your tickets now so you don’t miss out on this fun and worthwhile event in support of Wendy Walk. Enjoy a beautiful walk around Central Park and a continental brunch at Tavern. The day includes raffles, merchandise and lots of fun! You can also click the same link below to donate if you can’t make it but want to help. Click here to register!
It’s Wendy Walk season! Our 9th Annual Wendy Walk dates are set, registration is up and running and we hope to see everyone there! Miami was amazing and next up is New York City on Sunday, May 6th, at 10:30 am at Tavern on the Green! And, finally, Los Angeles bows on June 24th at 10:00 am at Hotel Casa del Mar. Each event features a great casual walk, food and fun! Click here to register for New York City. Click here to register for Los Angeles. You can also go to any of these links to make a donation[...]
Calling all Ohioans! Join us for the 4th annual Swing & Strut for Sarcoma in honor of Mickey Stachel, who passed away from sarcoma in August of 2012. This event serves as a means to raise awareness of sarcoma and funds for research of this rare, aggressive form of cancer. It’s also a celebration of Mickey – his kindness, humor, generosity, and caring nature. What: 18-hole golf scramble or 5K walk, followed by children’s activities, a picnic, and a raffle Where: The Sanctuary Golf Club, 2017 Applegrove St. NW, North Canton, OH 44720 When: August 5, 2017 Ticket Options: $90 –[...]
More than 1,000 individuals – including patients and survivors – gathered in Miami, New York, and Los Angeles to raise awareness of sarcoma and funds to support research to find a cure for this rare, aggressive form of cancer that impacted the life of Wendy Landes. The Wendy Walk Foundation has raised over $3.65 million to date. From coast to coast, togetherness was a prevalent theme at each of this year’s Wendy Walks. Whether led by a survivor or walking in memory of a loved one, teams showed up in droves. Keynote speakers included Dr. Jonathan Trent of the Sylvester Cancer Center in[...]
Participating in one of our Wendy Walks is an excellent way to support sarcoma research and raise awareness for rare sarcoma cancers. In Miami Beach, Dr. Jonathan Trent, Director of the Sarcoma Medical Research Program at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Miami delivered our keynote address. In New York City, we heard from Dr. David Geller, Wendy Walk Grant Recipient, and Co-Director of Orthopedic Oncology at Montefiore Health System. In Los Angeles, we look forward to hearing from Dr. Arun Singh, from the Sarcoma Service Division of Hematology-Oncology at UCLA. We hope you can join us! Wendy Walk[...]
Our winter cocktail party is our biggest fundraiser to support sarcoma research. Please join us at The Wooly, a speakeasy type bar/lounge in TriBeCa. It is a really fun night for all! When: January 21, 2016, from 8-11pm. Where: The Wooly, 11 Barclay St, New York, NY 10007 Enjoy: Open Bar and delicious “Taste of Wooly” appetizers. Dance to the DJ, and enter to win awesome raffle prizes! What to wear: Cocktail attire Click here to buy your tickets now!
Wendy Walk is an official charity partner of the Los Angeles Marathon on February 14th, 2016. We also have a 5K team running in the LA Big 5K on February 13th, 2016. To participate in either event on behalf of Wendy Walk, click here to register. To support our runners please visit our Crowdrise page here.
On September 20th people from all over the country came out to show their support for Wendy Walk! Hikers took a beautiful loop in Park City, spinners got their Soul Cycle on in San Francisco and the Greek system at the University of Miami had a special relay day just for Wendy Walk. These events raised over $30,000 for research. Click here and here to see more pics from the day and click HERE to watch an interview with co-founders Ali and Jackie.