Register now for Oprahâ€™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 oprah.com/oturns10, 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 weekendâ€™s festivities. Registration is $30 and additional information is available at www.oprah.com/walk. O, The Oprah Magazineâ€™s â€œLive Your Best Lifeâ€ Walk is presented in association with Lâ€™Oreal Paris, Truvia, Lee Jeans, Springmaid, Calvin Klein Performance, SOYJOY, Blue Diamond Almonds, Silk and NestlÃ© 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 chefâ€™s Aaron McCargo, Jr. and Mindy Segal and more!
The 10 charities benefitting from the Live Your Best Life Walk are:
A Better Chance â€“ providing young people of color with educational opportunities to help them assume positions of leadership in American society.
Best Friends Animal Society â€“ bringing about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets.
Camp Cope â€“ 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 â€“ Mary J. Bligeâ€™s foundation that inspires women from all walks of life to gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their individual potential.
New York Restoration Project (NYRP) â€“ carrying out founder Bette Midlerâ€™s dream of a cleaner, more beautiful New York City.
Oceana â€“ dedicated to restoring and protecting the worldâ€™s oceans.
The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) â€“ funding research to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer.
Partners in Health â€“ working to deliver quality health care to communities devastated by poverty and disease.
Share our Strength â€“ working to end childhood hunger in America by 2015.
To register and learn more about the Live Your Best Life Walk, go online to www.oprah.com/walk. 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.