CRY Walk for Child Rights 2015
Our annual national CRY Walk for Child Rights event is being organized across 17 cities this year - bringing thousands of individuals together with the belief that 'Change is possible, because we will make it possible'. A big Thank You to all our volunteers, donors, teams & event sponsors for supporting CRY Walk 2015! Special thanks to our national sponsors, Air India, Star TV, TV Asia, India Abroad, Stratus, DTCC, Ultimate Vapor Source, Shani International & Mera Sangeet.
CRY Walk 2015 series was launched on the East Coast on 8/23 at the Riverside Park, NY where 40 people, including the Air India Team, walked & raised $17,000 for child rights. Students played a key role in raising $3,000 for the Philadelphia CRY Walk & 30 supporters gathered at the Dresher Road Park in Horsham PA on 9/12 to walk for child rights. It was a beautiful day on 9/13 at the Roosevelt Park in Edison, NJ where 85 walkers demonstrated their commitment to the cause, and also enjoyed the breakfast, yoga, dance classes, raising $18,000! 70 walkers and 7 Teams, including grandparents and little kids also walked together at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Boston for child rights raising $13,000 for CRY. Students led the 5k CRY Walk on 9/20 at Morrisville Park, Raleigh with over 30 people attending and raising $3,000 for underprivileged children, where the samosas & cookies were a bonus!
On the West Coast, over 170 adults & kids walked and ran for child rights on 8/29 at the Seward Park in Seattle raising approx $6,500! On 4/26, 35 supporters, specially high school & middle school students led by the Krovidi family walked for child rights at the Ken Mercer Sports Park at Pleasanton, CA & raised $2,700. Despite the rain, the CRY Walk at San Diego took place at the 4S Ranch Community Park on 10/4 in which 185 people participated in the 10k Run, 5k Run, 5k Walk, 1k Kids Dash, yoga sessions and the food! The event raised $15,000 for childrenís rights. Our Bay Area CRY Walk was also held on 10/4 at the Paseo Padre Park in Fremont, CA in which xxx people walked for child rights & raised $11,500. Do join us for the CRY Walk at Santa Monica Beach, LA on 11/8 and at Antelope Valley led by the Bhorde family in Palmdale on 11/14.
The CRY Walk at Atlanta on 9/12 at the SIMS Lake Park at Suwanee was attended by 110 walkers and raised $5,000 for child rights, with a strong presence of high school students! The Houston CRY Walk is being organized on 10/10 at the Lost Creek Park in Sugar Land, while College students will lead the 5k CRY Walk at the Texas A&M University Campus on 10/10 for a great cause & the Dallas CRY Walk will also take place on 10/10 at the Campion Trails, Mountain Creek Preserve in Dallas, TX for child rights! The Phoenix CRY Walk is being planned for 11/7 at the Arrowhead Park & the Austin CRY Walk will also be held on 11/15 at the Devine Lake Park, Leander, TX.
Here's the CRY Walk 2015 schedule:
|Action Center||Date||Venue||Event Teams||Event Sponsors||Website Link|
|Phoenix, AZ||Nov 7||Arrowhead Park||-||-||Phoenix Walk|
|Los Angeles||Nov 8||Crescent Bay Park, Santa Monica||Be the Change, Team Gunjan||Studio Maesto||Los Angeles walk|
|Antelope Valley, CA||Nov 14||Kerr Park, Palmdale||CRYAVwalk||-||Antelope Valley walk|
|San Diego||Oct 4||4S Ranch Sports Park||-||Soft HQ;||San Diego walk|
|Bay Area||Oct 4||Lake Elizabeth Park, Fremont||Sunnygang||Biryani Bowl, Road ID, Radio Zindagi, Shastha Foods, Young Explorers||Bay Area walk|
|Houston||Oct 10||Lost Creek Park, Sugar Land||Team Memorial; Indira & Ravaliís Team; Good Karma; Stratford HS||CGI, Radio Hungama, Knowlan, Rhythm India, HumtumDesi, Alings, Andhra Mirchi Radio, Music In The Box||Houston walk|
|Texas A&M University||Oct 10||Texas A&M University Campus||-||Chipotle, Taz Indian Cuisine, Pepsi||Texas A&M University walk|
|Dallas||Oct 10||Campion Trails Mountain Creek Preserve, Irving, TX||-||FunAsia, Grace and Grooves, Biwarchi Signature||Dallas walk|
|Austin, TX||Oct||TBD||-||-||Austin walk|
|Atlanta||Sep 12||Sims Lake Park, Suwanee||Team Arushi||DelPhi Communications, Achieve High Points, Bawree, Ameri100, Dunkin Donuts, Nazeera Dawood, S3 Group Inc, Venkta Kutua Photography, Atlanta Healthcare, Global Academy||Atlanta walk|
|Philadelphia||Sep 12||Dresher Road Park, Horsham||CRY All Stars; Team Shroff; Team Guptaís||-||Philadelphia walk|
|New Jersey||Sep 13||Roosevelt Park, Edison||Team Hope, Dream Walkers||Indus American Bank, Whole Foods Montclair, Orator Academy, Shiamak, Ultimate Media, Bombay Bistro, Mehtani Restaurant Group, Insta Events||New Jersey walk|
|Boston||Sep 13||Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Brookline||Mathworks, Boston University, Phitness Phreaks, Child Rights and Beyond, *YOU*couldMakeADifference, Kokas on the Loose, Team LV||Mathworks, Synapse||Boston walk|
|Raleigh||Sep 21||Morris Community Park||Team Renuka, Team, Pavan, Angelie Salunke, Ojesvii Sethe, Dimple,||Unity in Diversity, Mrs. Fields||Raleigh walk|
|Pleasanton, CA||Apr 22||Ken Mercer Sports Park||CRY FTW||PwC Dollars for Doerís||Pleasanton walk|
|New York||Aug 23||Riverside Park, Manhattan||CRY Costume Walk; Air India Team; UVS Team||UVS/ Sol Trading,||New York walk|
|Seattle||Aug 29||Seward Park||-||-||New York walk|
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