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.
Save the Date for the 2024 Walk for Independence
When: Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. ET
Where: Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst – 100 Carlson Ave, Newton, MA
Walk kick-off: 9:30 am
Post-walk BBQ and activities: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration coming soon
Interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2024 Walk for Independence? For more information, please review our Walk sponsorship opportunities.
Thank you to our sponsors of the 2023 Walk for Independence! We had a record-breaking year with more than 550 attendees raising over $245,000!
Beth Israel Lahey Health
Glendale Senior Dining
The Moody Street Group
Hammond Residential Real Estate
New England College of Optometry
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Cambridge Trust Foundation
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
Rosenberg, Freedman, and Lee. LLP
MGB Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Middlesex Veterinary Group
The Village Bank