1st Annual Kids Walk Fundraiser
Monday, 13 June 2011 13:44
Posted by graydian

Saturday, July 23rd 2011 at Central Catholic High School field track.

Central Catholic Football Stadium
4901 13th ST SW
Canton, Ohio 44710

The walk is from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM  Registration opens at 12:30 PM.

16 Responses to 1st Annual Kids Walk Fundraiser

  1. We’re very proud of you for organizing such a wonderful event, Olivia! Your mom would be so proud to know she raised such a caring and hard-working girl. Way to go! Sam and Heather are going to try very hard to make it to this walk. They would love to and be honored to walk with you for this incredible event. We hope to see you soon and keep up the good work!

  2. Olivia your Momma would be so so proud. You have done such a wonderful thing in her honor. I know for a fact that this organization will grow very very big and me and along with others will support you and this cause. I am so proud and we all miss your mom so much and this is a wonderful way to show her how much she influenced our lives and the strong woman she was and proud mom of her daughter. she will be shining down upon us and with a big smile. We love you and your mom loved you so so much and what a way to show her you love her and make this organization as big as we can.
    I LOVE YOU
    Uncle Buck

    We Will Forever Mourn Your Loss
    ERIKA L. COOPER
    May 27, 1977 – APRIL 9, 2011

  3. Olivia,

    I’m excited about the walk and the good things that will come from all your hard work! Can’t wait for July 23! I love you!

  4. Olivia, the time is almost here. All your hard work is going to make a big difference. I am very proud of you. Love ya sweet pea.

    • Liv, I am so proud of you for this wonderful event and I am praying that we will all raise lots of money to help colon cancer research to develop more and improved cancer drugs. I LOVE YOU MUCH, Little Girtie (ha-ha)

    • Livvy, I am so proud of you for what you are doingf to help colon cancer. I pray we will raise a lot of money to help develop more cancer drugs for the disease.
      LOVE YOU MUCH (little Girtie)

  5. Liv

    One of my friends at work saw you on the news (because I have a pic of you and your MOm on my desk at work) and called me and told me about this.What a wonderful way to honor your MOm.You have always been such a loving and caring
    person.I know this will be a huge success.I hope next year to have MOrgan and Tristan come up and they can walk in this.
    May God Bless you for carrying on the love for your Mom and always keeping her memory alive.We all miss her so much.
    God Bless you and I know you will do well.

    Marti and Ed Dennison

  6. Olivia,

    YOU ARE AMAZING! I just wanna hug your neck you beautiful little lady!! My donation is on the way and I have been working on my network of friends here in Michigan to share the love and send you some money so you can get to your $5000 goal! I love you Olivia! You let me know if you want some help with your event – I can promote it on Facebook for you! Love you so much and see you soon!

    ps – You are my hero little lady!

  7. Olivia,
    You are sure doing a great job keep up the great work and your effort will not unoticed!! I hope that if come to have cancer that your efforts helped me!! Words will not be able to say thank you enough. Thanks and keep up your work to help others!

  8. Thank you for your support everyone. Yes, Jamie, please help us in anyway you can. Are you coming for the walk? I can’t wait to see you!

  9. Way to go Olivia!!! We are so proud of you and so is your mom!! Dustin can not wait to see you Saturday!! We love you!!!

    Love,
    Aunt Shell

  10. Olivia you are the BEST!!!! I will get donations for you!!!! My LIv may come with Shelley and Dustin. She misses you!!!

  11. I would like to say this is awesome and god bless! My prayers are with u and your family.

  12. Olivia- What a great thing that you are doing in memory of your Mom. She was a very special person and so are you. Good luck with everything this weekend. Your Mom would be so proud of you.

    Ken & Amy E.

  13. Olivia,

    Your family and friends are right, you are an amazing young lady and this is quite a feat for someone your age. It makes my heart smile to know there are children in the world who are inspired to help others and motivated to pursue a challenge such as this. I say a challenge because it’s not an easy task but when your heart is truly inspired one can do great things. There is no doubt in my mind you are destined for great things in life. Never let anyone, or anything get in your way. Stay focused and stay strong and you WILL succeed! I don’t know how I missed this but this is the first I’ve heard of the walk and I’m sad that I can not be there today due to priviously scheduled plans. I don’t know you, nor do I know anyone in your family but I am a resident in Jackson Township whose life has been greatly affected by cancer who would like to support your cause and become a promoter for you. I’ve lost two wonderful friends to cancer. I lost one friend 3 years ago to breast cancer, she was only 50. I lost another last saturday to another form of cancer and she was just 48.Both were such beautiful women, the kind of women everyone wishes they knew and had in their lives. Colon cancer has also shown it’s ugly head in my life. My father is a colon cancer survivor and so is my brother in law. I am very fortunate to still have them in my life, as many affected by this horrible disease are not so lucky. I am truly sorry about the loss of your mother. May the memories of her always bring you great comfort. There is no doubt you’ve made her proud. I’m sure she is looking down from heaven smiling & saying “That’s my girl!”. I will also post this on my facebook page in hopes of generating some additional donations for your cause. Is there a place where we can go online to make credit card donations? If you are on Facebook, feel free to friend me ( you or your aunt) It’d be an honor to be friends with you. ( : You can find me listed under the name Sheila Hilditch Jones. In my picture I am the one in the front, sitting on the left with short red hair. I would very much like to do whatever I can to help with the walk next year. Please keep me posted as to the date for next years walk! I’m certain every year the walk will grow and only get bigger and bigger! I have friends with children so I will definitely recruit them for next year! And I too will be there to support you in this wonderful cause to help promote research and help save lives. What a wonderful way to honor your mother. I never knew her, but she must have been an amazing woman to have an amazing daughter like yourself. My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family in the loss of your mother. Sounds like you have a wonderful support system & network of family & friends. I know they are proud of you, and you should be proud of yourself! Keep up the good word kiddo! Your efforts WILL be rewarded! May God Bless you Always! Sheila J.

    PS. I wish you luck with today’s walk. I hope you have a grreat turnout and that you ALL have a wonderful time! Let me know how me it goes if you wouldn’t mind? Anyone can post an update here…that would be great! I’ll keep checking back.

  14. THANK YOU! Thank you everyone who participated or assisted in making today so successful! So many great things happened. While we are waiting for the final tally, we exceeded our goal for number of walkers. We had 58 walkers and many more volunteers. Thanks to everyone who took part in today’s event.

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