*Online registration is now closed however you can still donate online!
The Phoenix NEDA Walk is bringing together our community to increase eating disorder awareness and raise funds for NEDA in a fun way. Register and help NEDA support individuals and families affected by eating disorders at a safe, friendly event. Lace up your shoes and come stroll with us at our NEDA Walk!
Time: The one mile Walk begins at 7am
Location: Phoenix Zoo
Schedule of Events:
6:00 - 6:45am: Sign In & Registration
6:45 - 7am: Yoga stretching w/ Lori Haas
7am Lynn Grefe, CEO & President of NEDA, Countdown to Walk!
7:30 The Phoenix Sun’s Gorilla will congratulate walkers at the finish line
7:30-7:40am Lori Haas-
psychtherapist for eating disorders, trauma, and anxiety
“The Key is in Connection: Unlock the Path to Healing.”
7:45-8am refreshments/kids craft station/visit raffle
8-8:25am Jenni Schaefer
Jenni Schaefer is an internationally known author and
speaker whose work has helped change the face of recovery from eating
Her breakthrough best-seller, Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too , popularized an approach that enables men and women to personify their illness (Jenni called hers "Ed," short for "Eating Disorder") and "divorce" themselves from it. Her latest book, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life, takes the journey a step farther, from recovery to liberation.
8:25-8:30am Kim Youngker- Personal Recovery Story
8:45-8:55am: Cesar Gamez, MA, LPC
Three Common Mistakes Husbands, Boyfriends and Brothers Make In Supporting Their Loved One's Eating Disorder Recovery and How To Overcome Them.
Are you prepared to support your loved one's recovery? This brief talk will discuss three of the most common struggles most husbands, boyfriends and brothers in supporting their loved one's recovery.
8:55am: Lori Price Closing Comments
Your Phoenix NEDA Walk Registration
All Day Zoo Admission
Fun with Phoenix Suns Gorilla
Pre-Registration (Child): $15.00
Day-Of Registration (Adult): $40.00
Day-Of Registration (Child): $20.00
We will accept cash, check, and credit card onsite if you are planning to register on the day of the event.
Check out the Phoenix NEDA Walk Cause Page on Facebook!
For more information about the 2012 Phoenix NEDA Walk, please contact Walk Coordinator, Lori Price, by phone or email at 602-363-4421 or Loriprice@cox.net .
Top 10 Participants:1900
Jean Barrila ($1,660.00)
Top 10 Teams:
Rosewood RecoverED Walkers ($4,210.00)
Thank you to our generous in-kind donors:
Thank you to our sponsors: