A message from Greg O'Grady NLSA Chair,
The NLSA wants to ensure that you, your family, and the general public stay healthy and safe as COVID-19 changes life as we know it. As your well being is paramount during these unprecedented times, the NLSA is excited to announce our Virtual FINDING OUR VOICE... 'people who stutter have a million things to say' 1K / 5K Walk, Run & Roll for Stuttering Awareness planned for Saturday October 17 - Saturday October 24.
Proceeds from this event will help subsidize specialized treatment and equipment for people who stutter and those with communication challenges; support our outreach programs and services such as our monthly support group and conference; fund public awareness and educational campaigns; and allow us to expand our community engagement and advocacy initiatives across the province.
Everyone is welcome to participate in our VIRTUAL FINDING OUR VOICE, 'people who stutter have a million things to say' 1K/5K Walk, Run & Roll for Stuttering Awareness regardless of age, athletic ability, or socio-economic standing. While our event does not have an registration fee or a minimum donation, we do ask all participants to fundraise and / or make a donation. Register early as the quantity of masks is limited; the first fifty registrants will receive a mask. The NLSA will contact registrants when masks are available for pick up or delivery.
Deadline for Registration is Wednesday October 14, 2020 @ 4:30 PM.
When: Saturday October 17 - Saturday October 24
What: A Virtual 1K / 5K Walk, Run & Roll for Stuttering Awareness
Where: To be done your own way! Anywhere! Anytime! Around your neighborhood, park, work site, backyard, down the street, or around the block. You can either do your 1K / 5K Walk, Run & Roll full distance at once or break it into smaller increments.
How: Register as an individual, family or a virtual team – start your fundraising effort now!
Why: This annual event is an opportunity to raise awareness about stuttering, a disorder that is often invisible and misunderstood. By participating you will help The NLSA continue to support the stuttering community.