2016-2017 DIY Walk of Hope

First Coast DIY Walk of Hope, Jacksonville, FL


Welcome to the First Coast DIY Walk of Hope registration and fundraising page. The Walk of Hope is a community event that supports those with infertility and benefits RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples and 7.3 million women and men. The Walk of Hope event represents the infertility journey—a series of small steps, each one filled with hope and a reminder that no one with infertility should walk alone. One Morning, One Mile, One Community. 


When: Saturday, September 30th, 2017. Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:00 a.m. All walk activities will be completed by 12:00 p.m.

Where: The Jacksonville Landing (2 W Independent Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32202). There is free on-street parking available. There is also a paid parking lot located east of the Jacksonville Landing, next to the Main Street Bridge. 

Who: Anyone is welcome. This is a kid friendly event! 

How: Register for the First Coast DIY Walk of Hope by selecting the blue "JOIN TEAM" button. (DO NOT click the "Register" button or you will be forming your own DIY Walk of Hope event). You must register as an individual, but feel free to walk as a team at the event. We encourage you to make your own t-shirts to wear together at the walk! Registration to walk is free, but please consider making a tax-deductible contribution/donation to RESOLVE, a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit corporation. Don't forget to make your fundraising webpage once you register for the walk and share it with your family and friends to help us raise money for RESOLVE. To create your personal fundraising page, click "Access Your Participant Center" at the end of the registration process. If you have already registered for the walk and you need to make your fundraising page, just login at the top right corner using the username and password you selected. You will receive one chance to win a prize for every $25 you raise. The top 30 fundraisers will receive a Walk of Hope gift bag from RESOLVE. If you cannot attend the walk, but you would like to make a donation to RESOLVE, please click the "DONATE NOW" buttonRegistration will be open until September 29th. If you would like a registration bag, please register by September 16th.


IVF and Acupuncture Raffle: Enter to win a free IVF cycle and two months of unlimited acupuncture! Tickets will be $25 CASH and all proceeds will go towards RESOLVE. You can buy a raffle ticket for yourself or purchase one for a friend or family member. The winner must be present at the event. A huge thank you to Brown Fertility and Jacksonville Acupuncture Clinic for making this raffle possible!


The First Coast Walk of Hope will take place rain or shine!

Timeline for First Coast Walk of Hope:

  • 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - First check-in at the registration table! Then circulate among all the business sponsors, enter the raffles and register for the fundraising prizes. Remember, for every $25 you raise you get one chance to win a fundraising prize! This is a kid friendly event. The fountains at the Landing will be operational if your child wants to wear a swimsuit and play in the water. Don't forget a towel. There will also be chalk, bubbles and a DJ to keep the kids entertained.
  • 10:00 a.m. - Welcome message on stage and opening remarks from Dr. Brown of Brown Fertility. Then the one mile walk begins. Just follow the signs!
  • 11:00 a.m. - The fundraising and raffle prize winners will be announced. Winners must be present at the event for all fundraising and raffle prizes, including the IVF/Acupuncture raffle.

Please bring cash to the event! There will be free treats and coffee, but donations to RESOLVE are always appreciated. Remember the IVF/Acupuncture raffle is $25 CASH ONLY with all proceeds going to RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.

Facebook Event: First Coast DIY Walk of Hope


Please contact Laura Parada and Wendy Khan at firstcoastwalkofhope@gmail.com with any questions or for more information.


Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to support the 2017 First Coast DIY Walk of Hope. Your donation will help RESOLVE build a stronger community for people facing infertility. You will help support their advocacy efforts, volunteer and support programs that increase access to medical care and family building options for all who need them. By building a stronger community, together we’ll break through the barriers that prevent millions from building a family.

Many thanks for your support and please share this with any friends or family that might also want to get involved. Let's show our friends with infertility here on the First Coast that we support them!



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Thank you Sponsors:

Title Sponsor:

Brown Fertility Logo

Gold Sponsors:

First Coast Expresso Logo   Jacksonville Acupuncture Clinic Logo   Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine Logo

Silver Sponsors:

Club Pilates Jacksonville Beach Logo   Kelley Palmer Photography Logo

Bronze Sponsors:


Connie Worthy Logo   Miss Samantha's Sweet Shop


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