Frequently Asked Questions and Walk Information

 

When is the Walk
Sunday April 23rd, 2017

What time does it start?
Registration begins at 9:00 am
Walk begins at   10:00 am
Family Fun begins at 11:00am 

How much does it cost?
Adults: $20 (includes admission to walk, t-shirt, & family fun day)
Kids -under 13: $8 (includes admission to walk, t-shirt, & family fun day)

Location:
Crocheron Park – 215-01 35th Ave Bayside, NY 11361

The park is located between 33rd & 35th Avenues and cross streets 214th Place, 214th Lane, 215th Place, and the Cross Island Pkwy.

Where is Registration/Check in?
Just past the parking lot, inside of the park

How do I get there?
Click https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/crocheron-park for driving directions and public transportation information.

How do I sign up as a walker/team member?
Please visit http://stmaryskids.org/walk2017

What is my incentive for raising money?

  • $100 – You will receive a piece of artwork from St. Mary’s Kids.
  • $250 – You will receive 10 extra raffle tickets.
  • $500 – You will receive a small St. Mary’s Goody Bag, along with 15 extra raffle tickets.
  • $1,000 -You will receive a large St. Mary’s Goody Bag, along with 20 extra raffle tickets.

How much is it per walker?
Adults are $20, which includes walk participation, a t-shirt, and admission to the Family Fun Day. Children under 13 are $8.

What will Family Fun Day Include?
Arts and Crafts, Face painting, Light Refreshments, Fun Snacks for all ages, etc.

Is parking free?
YES – Parking is available at the John Golden Park entrance to Crocheron near the corner of 33rd Ave. and 215th Place or on the surrounding streets.

How many miles is the Walk?
There are two walk routes: 1/2 mile or 2.5 miles.

Can I bring my pet?
Yes! Pet’s are welcomed.

Can I push a stroller? 
Of course, bring the whole family!

Are roller blades or bikes allowed?
No roller blades or bikes please.

What is the weather cancellation policy?
This is a rain or shine event.

If I don’t register, can I still attend the Walk?
Yes, but online registration is highly recommended.

Can I volunteer at the Walk?
Yes. St. Mary’s is always looking for volunteers to help the day of the event. Please contact Victoria Falcone at 718-281-8817 vfalcone@stmaryskids.org

I can’t attend the Walk.  Is there a way I can still participate? 
Absolutely! Sign up as a Virtual Walker (coming soon). A Virtual Walker is a participant who can’t be at the Walk, but can still raise funds to support the Walk. Once registered, you can create a Personal Page on the Walk website to help you get the word out and encourage support from friends and family.

Is my donation tax-deductible? 
Yes

How can I, my company, or organization become a sponsor?
Contact Victoria Falcone at 718-281-88176 or vfalcone@stmaryskids.org

Who do I contact if I have questions?
Victoria Falcone – Manager of Strategic Partnerships at St. Mary’s
vfalcone@stmaryskids.org
718-281-8817