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Event Info:
One of Greenville’s longstanding community-wide events, United Ministries’ Transformation Walk brings together people from all walks of life to raise awareness about poverty in Greenville and those who are in need of a “hand-up” in order to move their lives in a positive direction. Beginning at Fluor Field, participants walk the three mile route that many people take when seeking assistance from valuable service agencies in downtown Greenville who are working to find solutions to poverty.

Proceeds from the walk benefit all of United Ministries’ life changing programs that equip vulnerable individuals to become independent and productive members of our community. The event provides funds for job skills training, adult education, financial stability programs, as well as emergency assistance. In addition, the Transformation Walk supports our Place of Hope, a homeless day shelter that not only offers basic services—a shower, restroom, socks, or a winter coat—but also provides case management through which the root causes of homelessness are discovered and addressed.

The Transformation Walk draws as many as 1,200 passionate individuals, families, congregations, youth groups, and business professionals from all across the Greenville Area. The Transformation Walk is a family-friendly event with entertainment for all ages. Participants form teams and work together to raise money for United Ministries’ valuable programs.
Event Location:
The Walk begins and ends at Fluor Field. Please park in Greenville County Square at 301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29601.

Event Schedule:

Deadline to guarantee your t-shirt size. Please donate or fundraise at least $20 if you plan to receive a t-shirt.10/14/2016
T-shirts available for early pick up at United Ministries' administration building, located at 606 Pendleton Street, Greenville, SC 29601. Teams are encouraged to pick up their t-shirts the week before the event. M-Th, 8am to 5pm, and Fri, 8am to 12pm.10/17/2016 8:00 am - 10/21/2016 12:00 pm
Deadline for turning in money collected to be considered for top fundraising awards.10/21/2016 12:00 pm
Day-of registration and day-of t-shirt pick-up.10/23/2016 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Please join us for the TRANSFORMATION CELEBRATION before the Walk from 12pm to 2pm, for food and entertainment: concessions open for purchase of lunch, 2 bounce houses, balloon artist, magician, face-painting, music, and more!10/23/2016 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Walk begins promptly at 2pm. Please arrive early to line up on Field Street.10/23/2016 2:00 pm
Return to the stadium for more TRANSFORMATION CELEBRATION: water and snacks, DJ and dancing, and WALK AWARDS! Award categories are: Top Fundraiser Youth, Top Fundraiser Adult, Top Fundraiser Small Team, Top Fundraiser Medium Team, Top Fundraiser Large Team, Most Spirited Team, and the #WhyWeWalk YouTube Challenge Winner.10/23/2016 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fees:
Standard: No Fees
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