News & Events

MEDIA KIT

The media kit includes our history, FAQs about our services, and client profiles. Their stories are the PTW story.

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Events

Open Houses

Join us during one of our Open Houses throughout 2019 to see our new facility and the great work our trainers and clients do every day. Click here for our schedule of Open Houses!

Fundraising

Casino Night – This event is features a Texas Hold’Em tournament, roulette, and blackjack run by an outside company, with support from staff.  Invite people to the event, obtain sponsorships, donate or obtain prize donations, volunteer to help at the event or just attend and try your hand at poker. Those interested may join us this year on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Route 23 AutoMall.

NJ Marathon – It provides a means to raise money for the PTW programs. The NJ Marathon also provides opportunities for clients to raise funds and help cover their own costs for our services. For more information or to participate, contact Stephanie Lajam at slajam@pushtowalknj.org.

Golf Outing – This is PTW’s largest fundraising event and is held annually in September. Those interested may join us this year on Monday, September 16, 2019 for a fun day of golf including lunch, cocktail hour, and dinner banquet. If you are not a golfer, we invite anyone to join us for the evening. At the dinner, attendees and guests have an opportunity to learn more about PTW and to participate in a live “auction” to help PTW acquire much needed state of the art equipment and other items.

Beefsteak – This is PTW’s newest event and has become an instant hit. We invite everyone to join us for this social night out. Attendees can enjoy beefsteak, build bread towers, and see if luck is on their side for our 50/50 raffle. The PTW Beefsteak will be held in November 2019 at the Bloomingdale Fireman’s Hall. For more information on the event, please contact Kate Wolfe at kwolfe@pushtowalknj.org or 201-644-7567.

Expos, Workshops, & Conferences

Visit Push to Walk at any of the following events:

Healthy Brain, Healthy Me Day-March 27, 2019

A wellness day at the Opportunity Project Clubhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Visit the Opportunity Project website for more information on this event and others during Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Adapted Sports, Recreation & Living Expo-April 6, 2019

Helen Hayes Hospital Atrium
51 U.S. 9W
West Haverstraw, NY 10993

Visit Push to Walk at The United Spinal Hudson Valley Chapter’s Adapted Sports, Recreation & Living Expo at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, New York on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10AM-4PM. The Expo showcases adapted sports and recreation opportunities, as well as a variety of products and services for individuals with disabilities, seniors, and their families and caregivers. Visit Helen Hayes Hospital’s website for more information.

May 3, 2019-May 5, 2019

The New York Metro Abilities Expo at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center is the one-stop source for disability products and services and offers numerous workshops and interactive exhibits. Click here for more information or click the Abilities Expo logo to visit their site.

Working 2 Walk 2019: 14th Annual Science & Advocacy Symposium-October 4-5, 2019

Cleveland, Ohio

Members of the Push to Walk team will be heading to Cleveland, Ohio to attend this annual two-day conference hosted by Unite 2 Fight Paralysis. W2W brings together scientific researchers, community members, and advocates to discuss and learn the latest in paralysis research and curative therapies. To learn more about Unite 2 Fight Paralysis and Working 2 Walk visit their website.