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Flier for the annual Amazing Grace Walk. Download and register to participate!

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FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

4th Annual Amazing Grace Walk/BikeWalk a mile, so they can walk a lifetime.

Saturday, May 4, 2013Clifton E. French Park, Plymouth

9:00 a.m. Registration

MY GOAL IS: $150 (earn a T-shirt) $300 (earn a Hoodie & T-Shirt) $500 _________

Sponsor Pledge Form

Walker Name(s) ____________________________________________________________ Address ___________________________________________________________________ City __________________________________________________ State _____ Zip _______ Phone # (______) ___________________________________________________________ Email _________________________________Church _____________________________

Please print clearly and complete all information. Please remember zip codes. Please make checks payable to Metro Womens Center.Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________ Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ___________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________

Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________

Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________

Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________

Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________

Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________

BABY BOTTLE BONUS Bring a filled baby bottle (coins, not milk!) to the walk, and you will get a FREE T-shirt. Register your fundraising plan to make sure your T-shirt is available the day of the walk!

Full Name _________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City __________________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone ___________________________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Payment Options: Check ____ Cash ____ Amount ___________

Total Walker Pledges

$

Questions You Might Ask

Q. Q. Q. Q. Q.Yes,

What is the Metro Womens Center and the Amazing Grace Home?

A. A. A. A. A.

Metro Womens Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit pregnancy resource center in Crystal, MN. We exist to educate the community about pregnancy alternatives so life-affirming decisions can be made concerning the outcomes of pregnancies. The Amazing Grace Home is a program of Metro Womens Center that provides safe, Christ-centered housing and services for pregnant women over age 18. The Walk/Bike will provide ongoing operating funds for on-site staff, a case manager working directly with the residents, utilities, insurance, household expenses and programming for the women.

How far is the Amazing Grace walk or bike route?The event is a short one-mile, family-fun stroll or bike ride. Ask individuals to sponsor you with a single, tax-deductable gift for your participation in the event. Participants may bike or walk further if they are so inclined or simply join us for a fun day at the park!

How do I raise pledges?You can commit to asking one person each day. Use email, fax, social networking systems, and our on-line fundraising system. Set a personal goal of $150 to earn an Amazing Grace Walk T-shirt or raise $300 and also earn a summer-weight Hoodie sweatshirt.

What if I cant be there the day of the event or it rains?No problem! You can walk/bike on your own in your favorite park or indoor space and mail your sponsor form and pledges to our Crystal office by May 18th. If it rains, bring an umbrella or choose to walk a different day. Just mail your sponsor forms and donations to our Crystal office.

Do I have to collect my sponsors pledges myself?please collect pledges at the time you request sponsorship. At registration on walk-day, turn in your pledge forms and funds you have collected. Verify that the address section is complete for each sponsor so we can thank them. If you use the online fundraising tools indicated below, your sponsors contribute online.

ONLINE FUNDRAISING ELIMINATE THE PAPER SPONSOR FORM AND COLLECT ALL YOUR PLEDGES ONLINE!Through the FirstGiving system, participants can easily create their own webpages and invite sponsors to pledge online. Participants will have the ability to upload pictures and add their fundraising goals and personalized messages. They can then email their webpage directly to their friends, family, and co-workers. Sponsors make their pledges directly through the webpage and can pay immediately. Participants will also be able to send email reminders directly from the online system.

Set up your personalized webpage today by visiting www.FirstGiving.com/MetroWomensCenter

Pre-registration form (one form per person or group) Feel free to copy this form and please print clearly.

Complete this form, detach, and mail today to: Metro Womens Center, 6418 Bass Lake Road, Crystal, MN 55428. Or pre-register online at www.FirstGiving.com/MetroWomensCenter.Name ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________________________City _______________________ State _______ Zip ________ Phone # (________)______________________________________________ Email ________________________________________________________ I release Metro Womens Center from any liability for this event. Signed: __________________________________________________________________

_____ I cant participate this year but I would like to make a donation of _________________________.

Mail your pre-registration form by April 6 to ensure your T-shirt and/or Hoodie will be available on Walk Day! _____ I plan to raise at least $150 and/or bring a filled baby bottle to the event; please order my T-shirt. _____ I just want to purchase a T-shirt for $10. _____ I plan to raise at least $300; please order my summer-weight Hoodie & T-shirt. T-Shirt Order: Adult: S ____ M ____ L ____ XL ____ XXL____ Hoodie Order: Adult: S ____ M ____ L ____ XL ____ XXL____ Child: S ____ M ____ L____ Child: S ____ M ____ L____T-shirts are free with $150 in pledges or by bringing a filled baby bottle to the event. Hoodies & T-shirts are free with $300 in pledges.

NONPROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID TWIN CITIES MN PERMIT NO. 4608

6418 Bass Lake Road Crystal, MN 55428 Return Service Requested

Your Support Will Help!The Amazing Grace Home, a Christ-centered home, is a program of Metro Womens Center. This safe home offers women facing unplanned pregnancies a chance to make serious life changes for themselves and their babies. The Amazing Grace Walk/Bike gives those who care about these women and their babies an opportunity to help in very practical ways. When friends, family, and co-workers sponsor a walker/biker, it enables this program to continue providing the following services: Food, Housing, and Transportation Spiritual Guidance, Financial Advising Parenting Training and/or Adoption Assistance Opportunities to Complete GED or High School Life Skills Assessment and Training Coordination of Quality Healthcare Job Search Assistance

www.FirstGiving.com/MetroWomensCenterCreate your own walker web page. Invite others to support you with a couple of clicks. Create a team of walkers and make the walk your Service Project.

Volunteer - call Jon 612-702-7626 to volunteer on event day or to be a supporting church liaison by promoting the event at your church. Pray for good weather and safety for the event. Bring the children and enjoy FREE face-painting and balloon animals! Stock up on spring plants, vegetable seedlings, & flowers at the Little Sprouts table! Fill a baby bottle with change to receive a FREE T-shirt! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music of the Sauerkraut String Band. Please join us to Celebrate Life whether you plan to raise fu