Big Hearts Walk for St. Mary’s Kids unites hundreds of supporters and families to support St. Mary’s Kids

Event raised over $75,000 to support programs and services to help New York’s most critically ill children

Crocheron Park, located in Bayside was the place to be for family-fun on Sunday, April 23 when hundreds gathered for St. Mary’s Hospital for Children’s 12th Annual Walk and family fun day to raise funds and awareness for children with special needs and medically complex conditions. The event united community leaders, local businesses, patients, families and friends as they walked a ½ mile and a 2.5 mile route around the park to support St. Mary’s Kids. The event raised over $75,000 for vital programs and services for St. Mary’s Hospital for Children.

“The Walk is an opportunity for the community to come together to raise funds and awareness for NY’s children with special healthcare needs. It’s a day to celebrate all our courageous children,” said Dr. Eddie Simpser, President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children.

Watch NY1’s feature on the event here

The event was sponsored by All American Transit Mix Corp., Elite Bar Crawls, Advanced Transit Mix, HOK, New York Community Bank, Prism Consultants, RPO Inc., Unitex, Cardinal Medical Gas Services Inc., David Weber Oil, JC National Air Conditioning Corp., JFK Construction, Kundig Contracting, Long Island Truck Parts, Inc., Manetta Enterprises Inc., Municipal Credit Union, Medline Industries, Inc., and Sparkles Car Wash & Quick Lube.

The next Walk is scheduled for May 2018.

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