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Iowa SIDS Foundation
406 SW School St., Ste. 207
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: 515-965-7655
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2014 Iowa SIDS Foundation Walk for the Future

The 2014 Walk for the Future will be the fifteenth year of family and friends walking in memory of SIDS and SUID babies!

The fifteenth annual walk will be on Saturday, August 23, 2014.  Walk locations for 2014 include: Ankeny, Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Grinnell, Mason City, Sioux City, What Cheer and Washington.

All sites are starting the process to plan for each individual walk.   From this point forward, this page will continously be updated as information is received from each volunteer walk coordinator, so please check back often.   If you are interested in being a volunteer, please contact the office.  Volunteers are needed for everything from planning to helping with the day's events to blowing up balloons.

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15th Annual Walk Date -  August 23, 2014

2014 locations include:

Planning is currently underway.  All activities are subject to change and will be updated as information is received from the walk coordinators.

Ankeny: Ankeny Bandshell-Hawkeye Park, 410 W. First St.
The Ankeny walk will begin registration at 8:30 am and the 2014 walk will begin at 9:30 am.  Other events being planned include raffle, face painting, children's activities, refreshments, and the local volunteers are considering a silent auction and balloon release.

Bettendorf: Crow Creek Park, Devils Glen Road

Cedar Rapids: Noelridge Park, Creekside Pavillion, 4900 Council St. NE
The Cedar Rapids registration will be at the Creekside Pavillion, just off Golf Street.  Registration will begin at 8:15 am, with the Walk beginning at 9 am.  This location offers the family walk, balloon release, and refreshments.

Grinnell: Ahrens Park, 1510 Penrose Street
Registration will begin at 8 am and the Grinnell walk will begin at 9 am.  Other activities being planned include a raffle, children's activities, silent auction, balloon release, and refreshments.

Mason City: Prairie Playground-East Park  Rain Location: Southbridge Mall
Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the local walk will begin at 9 am.  Mason City volunteers are planning face painting, memorial baloon release, silent auction, raffle, children's activities, and refreshments.

Sioux City: Bacon Creek Park, Shelter #1
Sioux City will begin walk registration at 8:30 am and the walk will begin at 9 am.  Volunteers are currently planning a raffle, door prizes, silent auction, refreshments, fun run, and memorial balloon release.

Washington: Sunset Park

What Cheer: Keokuk County Fairgrounds, 13061 170th
In addition to the annual walk, What Cheer is planning children's activities, door prizes, raffle, and refreshments.  Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the walk will begin at 9 am.


Registration:  On line registration for the walk will begin in early June.  Paper registrations will be mailed to the families in our database the first week of July.

Pre-registration, with reduced rates, will be available through August 15, 2014.


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Walk Volunteers Needed:

If you are interested in helping with a walk in your area, send us an email.


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 In memory of the children who have died from SIDS

With hope for all new life


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