HopeFest, formerly the Walk for Hope, will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Bunker Hills Regional Park in Andover. HopeFest, like the Walk, is a family and dog-friendly event that includes a 5K fun run, a 2-mile walk, and a community and health resource fair with vendors from across Anoka County. This event will also include a Kidz Dash (for kids ages 3-10) and Kidz Zone with inflatables, games, face painting, and more. The Bones Brothers will be selling their mouth-watering BBQ; all proceeds from their food sales will benefit Alexandra House.
Attendees are invited create or join a teams, set a goal, and begin raising money in support of Alexandra House. Proceeds raised will go to provide services and support to victims/survivors of domestic, sexual, and dating violence.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION:
Early bird registration (by 8/31/2018) includes Bunker Hills entrance fee, HopeFest wristband for games, inflatables, and activities, participation in the 2-mile walk, Kidz Dash (ages 3-10), or 5K Fun Run (race bib), and HopeFest t-shirt. Prices increase after 8/31/18.
SPONSORSHIP: Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please download our HopeFest Sponsor Package for more information. Inquiries regarding the HopeFest can be directed to Tina Bronson, Communications Marketing Director at 763-656-1363 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We need help with set-up, tear down, and run/walk route support. HopeFest volunteers will be provided with a HopeFest t-shirt, water, and the entry fee for the park will be covered for the day. Volunteers can sign up for more than one role (as long as they are not at the same time). Depending upon the number of volunteers we have the day of the event, some volunteers may be assigned to more than one role. A volunteer’s ability to participate in the 2-Mile Walk and/or 5K run is dependent upon their role that day. Food will be available for purchase with proceeds going back to Alexandra House. Sign up now!
VENDOR AND EXHIBITOR FAIR:
We are inviting vendors and exhibitors to host a booth at our HopeFest where you may sell your items to our attendees as one of our vendors or you can be an exhibitor and distribute FREE samples, printed materials, or complimentary services. *The vendor fee is a $100 tax-deductible, non-refundable fee. There is no fee for exhibitors, but donations are appreciated.
Please download our Exhibitor/Vendor Registration Packet for more information and to register. Registration (and payment for vendors) must be received by Friday, August 31st. Space is limited. Questions regarding being a vendor or exhibitor can be directed to Tina Bronson, Communications Marketing Director at 763-656-1363 or email@example.com.
Starbucks will be providing hot beverages for attendees free-of-charge.