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2017 Walk of Hope for ALS

2017 Walk of Hope for ALS

Date(s) - 09/09/2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


The 16th annual Walk of Hope for ALS, a 3.5-mile walk around Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield, MA to benefit The Angel Fund for ALS Research, will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. followed by the start of the walk at 11 a.m.

In addition to the walk around Lake Quannapowitt, the event includes the annual dove release for those who are living with ALS and those who have lost their courageous battle to the disease, children’s activities and refreshments for all walkers. Angel Fund Honorary Chair Maria Stephanos will kick off the Walk.

Donations to the Angel Fund can also be made online, or can be sent to The Angel Fund, 649 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880. All donations should be made payable to The Angel Fund. To assist its walkers, The Angel Fund has joined which enables them to create their own webpage to raise money online. Registered walkers can create their page at

There are several levels of corporate sponsorship for the Walk of Hope for ALS. Several local businesses have already pledged their support as sponsors of the Walk, including Major Sponsors the Law Office of Nigro, Pettepit and Lucas,  Porcello Law Offices and The Savings Bank. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Download the brochure here.
Check out the 2016 Walk photos.

Watch the Walk video

The Walk of Hope Teams are signing up! Register here.

Team Anna
Amy’s Army
Team Andy
Team Buttercup
Team Mrs. B – BologneseStrong
Chamberlain’s Cherubs
Team Tom Colleran
Corvette Gals
Family Making Footprints
Fighting with Franny
Team Hope
George’s Angels
Tom Hines’ Hula Hooligans

Joyce’s Journey
June’s Joggers
Kelly Krew
Team Luongo
Team Lydon
Nana’s Bananas
One Step at a Time
Pauline’s Pack
Team Porcello
Margie’s Irish Inspiration
Patty’s Angels
Team Porcello
Team Ranman
Team Rossi
Ruth’s Pride
Tiger’s Team
Team Toppi

Angel Fund supporters make a difference in fighting ALS, and you can be one of them.