Honorary Chairs

Gloria Lawlah
Maryland Office of Secretary, Department of Aging

Dept. of Aging

Pat Muse
Anchor/Host
News 4 at 4

NBC 4.com



Rene Nash

WUHR

Delegate
Jay "Sky" Walker Maryland House
of Delegates
26th District

Friends of Jay Walker

Coordinators

  • Children's National Medical
    Center, Center for Cancer
    and Blood Disorders

  • DC DOH/ CHA/ Sickle Cell
    Program

  • District of Columbia Greater
    Access to Pediatric Sickle
    Cell Services, Howard
    University

  • Faces of Our Children, Inc.

  • Georgetown University
    Hospital, Div. of Ped.
    Hematology/Oncology

  • Howard University Center
    for Sickle Cell Disease

  • Howard University Hospital

  • Lauren D. Beck Sickle Cell
    Foundation, Inc.

  • Sickle Cell Association of the
    National Capital Area, Inc.

Become a Corporate Sponsors - download the complete Sponsor Package

Dear Friend,


On Saturday, September 20, 2008, people and organizations form across the country will join hands and converge in Washingotn D.C. for the National SOS WALK 2008. This walk represents our communiteis' continued support towards finding a cure and advanced research/treatment for Sickle Cell disease. The National SOS Walk 2008 will be an historic inaugural event. Several states will host a walk to highlight awareness and educationto fight Sickle Cell disease. Through corporate, organization and individual sponsorship, let us demonstrate what caring and compassion can accomplish.

Your support of this critical fundraiser will significantly affect its cost effectiveness and ability to show thousands of Walkers that singular Corporations and Organizations in the Washington D.C. capital area and around the National do chose compassion over complacency. Your generous support benefits local and national SICKLE CELL disease organizations' case management, education, prevention and counseling programs.

With this letter, we ask you to serve as a Sponsor of the National SOS WALK 2008.

Through the face fo SICKLE CELL disease continues to change, the need for funding has not diminished. An increasing number of children and adults find themselves living with SICKLE CELL disease each year. There is no cure or vaccine.

In short, SICKLE CELL DISEASE is not over. Our work must go on.

Enclosed you will find information on sponsorship opportunities and benefits. Should you have any questions, please feel free to call me at 301-292-3682.

I thank you for considering my request. With your support of the National SOS WALK 2008, you will affirm our commitment to remain steadfast in the hope that one day we will find a cure for Sickle Cell Disease. To find out more, please visit our official website at soswalk.org.


Sincerely,

Nichole J. King-Campbell
Fund Development Coordinator

National Walk to Stomp Out Sickle Cell 2008
Make a Difference Today

2008 Walk Coordinators
Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University
Children's National Medical Center
District of Columbia Department of Health
Faces of Our Children, Inc.
Georgetown University Medical Center
Lauren D. Beck Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc.
Sickle Cell Association of the National Capital Area, Inc.

2008 Sponsorship Benefits - Click here to download the SOS Walk Sponsorship Package


Underwriting Presenter - $20,000 +
Named as Presenting Sponsor throughout campaign
Company prominently displayed and hot linked on SOS Walk 2008 Home Page - soswalk.org
Corporate Banner (up to 6' x 2') will be prominently displayed at the event
Awarded 5 seats at the Sponsor Appreciation Event
Recognized at the Sponsor Appreciation Event
Company name, logo, and contact information will be listed on the event's brochures
Invited to distribute product/information at all pre-Walk parties and at event site
60 SOS WALK 2008 Memorial T-Shirts (100 total)
And all other Sponsor Level Benefits

Platinum Sponsor - $10,000
10 SOS WALK 2008 Memorial T-Shirts (40 total)
Featured Logo on official T-Shirt
Corporate Banner featured on SOS Walk 2008 Sponsor Page - soswalk.org
Prominently featured during paid print/radio advertising
Awarded 2 seats at the Sponsor Appreciation Event
Recognized at the Sponsor Appreciation Event
And all Gold Benefits


Gold - $5,000.00
10 SOS WALK 2008 Memorial T-Shirts (30 total)
Corporate Banner/Signage at all pre-Walk parties and activities
Prominently featured on Memorial T-shirt/sweatshirt
And all Silver Benefits

Silver - $2,500.00
10 Memorial T-Shirts (20 total)
Line-listed on city-wide poster
Your brand included on the Sponsor Appreciation Banner prominently displayed in the staging area
Your company information on the SOS Walk 2008 website
Mentioned in all paid print/radio advertising
And all Bronze Benefits

Bronze - $1,000.00
10 SOS WALK 2008 Memorial T-Shirts
Line-listed on SOS Walk 2008 Sponsor Page - soswalk.org
Your company banner (up to 4' x 2') will be prominently displayed at the event
Merchandising Giveaway Benefits
Merchandising/Giveaway Items - $500.00
Include your items in thank-you bags, will be distributed to each of our participants
And all In-Kind Sponsor Benefits

In-Kind Sponsor - $
Logo placement on Memorial T-shirt
And all Booth Sponsor Benefits

Booth Sponsor - $250
Booth/Table at event site to set up samples, display and/or disperse information, etc.

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