Six years ago I ran in the Walk for Life 5K. It was for my favorite cause; The Life Network. The Life Network is a local pregnancy center that helps mama's and their unborn babies get services and learn about how to be a parent. They also have support groups for those who have been through the loss of abortion,both for men and women. From their website, here is a better description of the Walk for life and what the Life Network does:
The goal of the Walk for Life is to raise funds for the ministry of Life Network, educate community members about Life Network and its outreaches, and make a strong life-affirming statement to our community.
We will be celebrating life with hundreds of others from the community at Memorial Park, located near downtown Colorado Springs. The Walk for Life will have many family friendly activities - we hope you'll bring your family and friends and join us! (more information atwww.walkforlife.com)
Life Network depends on the funds raised at the Walk to continue offering free services to the community and ministering to over 14,000 babies, women, men, families and students that God will send our way this year. Through its four outreaches (Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center, LifeSteps, Education for a Lifetime and Bridges of Hope) Life Network offers many free services including:
- Pregnancy tests
- Pregnancy options counseling
- STD testing and treatment
- Baby clothing and furnishings
- Parenting education
- Childbirth and infant care classes
- Emergency baby supplies
- Maternity clothing
- Post-abortion recovery groups
- Education on sexual integrity and risk-avoidance
This year, on Saturday, we will again be walking/running for life. We are walking in memory of my sweet Timothy that we lost 6 months ago. We are trying as a family to raise $1,000 for this great cause. Right now we have $290 left to go and 3 days left to do it. Will you please considering giving to this great cause?? Here is the link to my fundraising page if you choose to donate!! Thank you so much for considering it. Dunn Family Walk for Life page.
I won't be running in the 5K this year because my husband and oldest son will be. (someone has to watch the other kids) So I will be on the sidelines cheering them on and taking lots of pictures. In the meantime, enjoy these pictures of my 5K experience and the kids having tons of fun at the event. They were so tiny and adorable as ever!! (And these pictures make me need to start working out again!!)