Gainesville, FL NEDA Walk

Gainesville, FL NEDA Walk
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Gainesville, FL NEDA Walk

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Event Details

Walk Venue: University of Florida- O'Connell Center

Walk Location: 250 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, FL, 32601

Walk Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Check In Time: 10:30AM

Walk Start Time: 11AM    Walk End Time: 1PM

Walk Fundraising Goal: $15,000

Contact: Chelsea Kronengold



Guest Speaker: Benjamin O'Keefe


Benjamin O'Keefe, is a 19 year old actor, activist, and public speaker. Ben gained international notoriety after he began a movement against Abercrombie & Fitch and their company's disparaging comments and actions against people of plus-sizes. Ben has appeared around the world on television like Good Morning America and BBC Worldwide, and has contributed to publications such as The Huffington Post and The Guardian. He is currently writing his first book, Our Stories a Voice for the Voiceless.


Guest Speaker: Alexa Carlin


 Alexa Carlin is the Founder of Hello Perfect, LLC., a movement empowering a community of people to redefine perfection and accomplish their dreams. After almost losing her life to sepsis in January 2013, she has become dedicated to helping others heal themselves through nutrition and the mind. Alexa graduated from the University of Florida in May 2013 and is now studying to become a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

Effective 1/15/14, anyone who raises $100 or more (not including their registration fee) will be provided with a NEDA Walk T-shirt!

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More questions about the walk? Read Walk FAQ or contact NEDA at 212-575-6200 or


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Top 10 Participants:2910

  1 -  Taylor Widom ($2,275.00)
  2 -  Chelsea Kronengold ($825.00)
  3 -  Erin Wagner ($275.00)
  4 -  Bailey Mullins ($250.00)
  5 -  Amber Stewart ($225.00)
  6 -  Debra Neier ($225.00)
  7 -  Brianna Handy ($205.00)
  8 -  Amelia Davis ($150.00)
  9 -  Morgan McGill ($130.00)
  10 -  Amanda Schmidt ($130.00)

 Top 10 Teams:

  1 -  Dream Team ($685.00)
  2 -  UF Psychology Club ($505.00)
  3 -  Hello Perfect ($375.00)
  4 -  Disney Dreamers ($175.00)
  5 -  We Woke Up Like This ($100.00)
  6 -  Santa Fe Nursing ($90.00)
  7 -  Women's Student Association ($30.00)
  8 -  Proud2Bme ($30.00)
  9 -  RecoverED ($15.00)

Thank you to our generous in-kind donors:

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Thank you to our sponsors:



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UF Health Eating Disorder Recovery Center

Fairwinds Treatment Center

Turning Point of Tampa

Renfrew Center

The Recovery Village

Nutriton Therapy Associates 

UF Psychology Club & Psi Chi

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