Hosted in partnership with NEDA Network Member

Boston, MA NEDA Walk

Event Details

*Please note that dogs are not permitted at this venue.

Walk Venue: Newton North High School
Walk Location: 457 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460
Walk Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Check In Time: 8am
Opening Ceremony: 9am
Walk End Time: 11am
Walk Fundraising Goal: $100,000
Contact: Jaime Hyde at jhyde@medainc.org

For registration or donation assistance, please contact NEDA at 212-575-6200 or walks@nationaleatingdisorders.org

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Online registrations closes at 3pm ET on Friday, 5/5. Didn't meet the deadline? You can still register at the walk!


Jenni Schaefer

Chair of the Ambassadors Council of the National Eating Disorders Association, Jenni Schaefer is an internationally known speaker, accomplished singer/songwriter, and bestselling author. She has appeared on shows like “Today,” “Dr. Oz,” and “Dr. Phil,” as well as in publications ranging from Cosmopolitan to The New York Times. Her books include Life Without Ed; Goodbye Ed, Hello Me; and Almost Anorexic, a collaboration about subclinical eating disorders with Harvard Medical School. Currently, Jenni is at work on a book about fighting through posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD. A National Recovery Advocate of Eating Recovery Center’s Family Institute, Jenni lives in Austin, Texas, where she can often be found exploring the outdoors. For more information: JenniSchaefer.com


Iskra Lawrence, AerieReal Role Model

Iskra Lawrence is a British model represented by JAG models in the Americas and Models1 in Europe. A champion of body diversity, Iskra has long been committed to improving the image of women in the media, having been told she was both “too big” for straight-size modeling and “not big enough” for plus-modeling. As Aerie's #AerieReal Role Model Iskra stars in unretouched intimates, loungewear and swim campaigns and tours universities across the USA to speak with students about body positivism. She is also a brand ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association, creating the NEDA Inspires Award and working to generate awareness and support for individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Iskra is a guest author to many publications including SELF, Time and the Huffington Post. Iskra is committed to posting unretouched images on her social media channels and has launched her #IskrasArmy campaign to introduce compulsory self-care education for boys and girls in UK schools.


Thank you to our sponsors

This sponsor section is to acknowledge the financial support of our sponsors. Neither this section nor any other listings or signage seen at the walk is intended in any way as an endorsement of the companies listed, their products or services.

Goal: $100,000
Amount Raised: $40,077

Participant Center 


  1. Team Hope - $3,300
  2. Team Govs - $2,920
  3. Worthy Warriors - $2,785
  4. NEDABe Brave - $2,065
  5. Team Amy - $1,955
  6. Team Friendship - $1,845
  7. ED-less horsemen - $1,320
  8. Tough As Gemstones - $1,005
  9. Amy's Army - $995
  10. Team Connor - $880


  1. Clare Kelly - $2,250
  2. Lindsay Kolowich - $1,015
  3. Lian Folger - $910
  4. Lindsay Roth - $910
  5. Jordan Clary - $800
  6. Catherine Zanella-Litke - $795
  7. Elisa Portz - $745
  8. Aly Reid - $660
  9. Lindsey Coye - $625
  10. Katie Olaskiewicz - $555