Register now for Oprah’s Live Your Best Life Walk (Bette To Participate)

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Register now for Oprah’s Live Your Best Life Walk
Posted by lmiller on March 23, 2010M at 8:40 am

O, The Oprah Magazine celebrates its 10th anniversary in New York City May 7-9, and registration for the Live Your Best Life Walk on May 9 is now open.

The walk takes place on the final day of the weekend-long celebration, and is open to all who want to take part and give back. A limited number of tickets are still available for the Live Your Best Life Weekend event at, but even non-ticket holders can participate as Oprah Winfrey and special guests lead a walk to raise money for 10 charities, selected by the editors of O, The Oprah Magazine.

The top 10 fundraisers will walk alongside Oprah, and a celebration at the finish line for all participants will close the weekend’s festivities. Registration is $30 and additional information is available at O, The Oprah Magazine’s “Live Your Best Life” Walk is presented in association with L’Oreal Paris, Truvia, Lee Jeans, Springmaid, Calvin Klein Performance, SOYJOY, Blue Diamond Almonds, Silk and Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water.

Special guests scheduled to appear include: singer, actress and comedian, Bette Midler, singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige, singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman, country musician Emmylou Harris, singer/songwriter Neko Case, Twilight actress Rachelle Lefevre, House actress Lisa Edelstein, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Oz, actor Sam Waterston, singer/songwriter Caitlin Crosby, Food Network celebrity chef’s Aaron McCargo, Jr. and Mindy Segal and more!

The 10 charities benefitting from the Live Your Best Life Walk are:

A Better Chance ”“ providing young people of color with educational opportunities to help them assume positions of leadership in American society.

Best Friends Animal Society ”“ bringing about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets.

Camp Cope ”“ helping the children of wounded, deployed and fallen service members cope with the effects of war and the sacrifices they are asked to make.

FFAWN ”“ Mary J. Blige’s foundation that inspires women from all walks of life to gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their individual potential.

HealthCorps ”“ a proactive health movement founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz to help American students and communities take charge of their health.

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) ”“ carrying out founder Bette Midler’s dream of a cleaner, more beautiful New York City.

Oceana ”“ dedicated to restoring and protecting the world’s oceans.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) ”“ funding research to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer.

Partners in Health ”“ working to deliver quality health care to communities devastated by poverty and disease.

Share our Strength ”“ working to end childhood hunger in America by 2015.

To register and learn more about the Live Your Best Life Walk, go online to Upon signing up, walkers will choose the organization they want to support.

Registration fee is $30 plus a service fee. Each participant will receive a LYBL Walk T-Shirt.

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