2017 Walk of Hope for ALS

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. Honorary Chair WCVB Anchor Maria Stephanos will help 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 FirstGiving.com which enables them to create their own webpage to raise money online. Registered walkers can create their page here.




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

Check out the 2016 Walk photos.

Watch the video!

The Walk of Hope Teams are signing up!

Team Andy
Bolognese Strong
Team Buttercup
Team Tom Colleran
Family Footprints
Tom Hines Hula Hooligans
Joyce’e Journey
June’s Joggers
Kelly Krew
Team Luongo
Team Lydon
Pauline’s Pack
Margie’s Irish Inspiration
Patty’s Angels
Team Ranman
Team Rossi
Tiger’s Team

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