#NEDAWalk
NEDA Walk
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Twin Cities, MN NEDA Walk

Online pre-registration is now closed, but you can still register at the walk! Donations will be accepted online through 3/23. 

Event Details

Walk Venue: Mall of America - TCF Rotunda
Walk Location: 60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
Walk Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Check In Time: 8:30 AM
Opening Ceremony: 9:30 AM
Walk End Time: 10:30 AM
Walk Fundraising Goal: $50,000
Contact: Jessica Hickman at jhickman@nationaleatingdisorders.org
Parking & Directions:
NEDA Walk parking is available in the East Parking Ramp. Guests are encouraged to use the East Mall Entrance on Level 1 for easy access to the TCF Rotunda. Click here for a map.
Note: The event is 100% indoors. Service animals are welcome, however, pets are not permitted.

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Online registrations closes at 2pm CT on Friday, 2/21. Didn't meet the deadline? You can still register at the walk!

EVENT SPEAKERS

Claire Mysko, CEO of NEDA

Claire Mysko is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and an internationally recognized expert on eating disorders, body image and media literacy. She is the author of Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat? The Essential Guide to Loving Your Body Before and After Baby (2009) and You're Amazing! A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self (2008) an award-winning self-esteem manual for girls. During her tenure at NEDA, Mysko has overseen a rapid expansion in both reach and programs, including the implementation of an evidence-based eating disorders prevention program in New York City schools, initiatives to bust prevailing myths about eating disorders, and the cultivation of key relationships with companies including Aerie, Crisis Text Line, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

 

Kelly Uchima

Kelly is 26, from Chicago, and incredibly passionate about breaking the stigma on mental health. She has overcome eating disorders, anxiety and depression and utilizes social media through Instagram and Youtube to encourage her fellow warriors to love themselves more each day. Through her raw and vulnerable content, and her favorite Instagram story series she created in 2019, “Therapy Thursday,” she aspires to inspire those who struggle with their relationship with their bodies, food, self worth, and relationships with others. She feels incredibly grateful to share her journey and help others to help themselves.

 

Special performance by Riley Resa

Riley Resa has been singing since she surprised her family and friends singing in a 5th grade talent show. But her journey began when she was as asked to turn her beginning of high school experience into a song for an Anti-bullying short film. Since then her first Original song , Broken has been featured in 3 short films, featured in 2 summer camp curriculums  and helped her to win OCPS Top Talent Fan Favorite 2019. She now works with Hutch Down Records and has produced several more songs as well as traveled to LA to film her last 2 music videos. “Can’t take it with you” co starring Seth James and  “The Only One” starring social Influencer, Jonas Bridges. She is also blessed to be working with DME Orlando. Riley participated in BloomFest 2019 where she appeared with Seth James and Mike Walker. She was also asked to perform along side HutchDown at the Mondo Music Conference in NYC in the fall of 2019. Riley will be graduating Winter Park High School in 2020 and is excited to study Sound engineering while recording and releasing her new music in the spring is 2020. Folllow her journey @rileyresa on all social media platforms.

 

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: $50,000
Amount Raised: $46,727

25%
Participant Center 

TOP TEAMS

  1. Kayla's Friends Forever - $3,275
  2. What If You Fly - $2,230
  3. Toogood ED Executioners - $2,140
  4. The Moe's - $1,195
  5. Melrose Center - $925
  6. Emilia Kicking Ass - $920
  7. Mel'rosey' Raptors - $845
  8. Bridgets warriors - $735
  9. Alpha Phi Omega - UMN - $704
  10. Stride with the Seemans - $650

TOP FUNDRAISERS

  1. Chelsea Wright - $2,005
  2. Elizabeth Frasier - $1,635
  3. Kira Stetler - $1,449
  4. Rachel Moe - $1,170
  5. Caroline Weier - $1,125
  6. Angie Murphy - $1,020
  7. Emi Shermeta - $920
  8. Chloe Stricklin - $820
  9. Bridget Bergeson - $735
  10. Alexa Hess - $632