Walk for Independence
The Walk for Independence supports the Carroll Center for the Blind’s mission of empowering those who are blind or visually impaired to achieve independence and to lead a fulfilling life.
Attendees will complete a 1, 2, or 3-mile walk around the Mt. Ida campus of UMass Amherst in Newton followed by activities for all ages.
Registration: 8:00 am
Walk kick-off: 9:00 am
Post-walk BBQ and activities: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Meet 2004 Red Sox World Series Champion Lenny DiNardo
and Red Sox mascots Wally & Tessie!
Try your hand at Beep Baseball and Archery
and watch a police dog presentation.
Touch-a-truck, bounce house, face painting, and crafts.
Walk for Independence Raffle
Don’t miss the opportunity to win one of our five amazing raffle items! All raffle ticket sales will benefit the 2023 Walk for Independence and the Carroll Center’s mission.
Thank you to our Walk for Independence Sponsors!
Interested in becoming a sponsor for the Walk for Independence? For more information view the Walk sponsorship opportunities.
Beth Israel Lahey Health
Cambridge Trust Foundation
Glendale Senior Dining
Hammond Residential Real Estate
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
MGB Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Middlesex Veterinary Group
The Moody Street Group
New England College of Optometry
Rosenberg, Freedman, and Lee. LLP
The Village Bank
When: Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
From: 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. ET
Where: Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst