Fostering Is Love Walk

10/06/2018 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST



                                           Join us for a Family Friendly Day at Mall of America
                                                                        October 6, 2018
                                                 Celebrating Foster & Adoptive Families
                                  Raising Awareness about the Need for More Foster Families

FREE METRO TRANSIT VOUCHER--October 6th from 6am-3pm Click Here
                             (you must have a paper ticket)
Indoor Walk: 8am-9:30am- (registration opens at 7am at the East Entrance Level 1, by Sea Life)
                                                            Best parking is East Parking Ramp Level P1 or P2
         7:55am--Kick off with Joe Schmit -KSTP Sportscaster--in the Routnda
                & MN Vikings Skol Drumline
                Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Jump Roping,
                Creative Kidstuff Station, Nickelodeon Characters
         Free Kid's Hero Capes-- first 200 -registered children at check-in
         Nikelodeon Mystery Tickets given to first 300 registered at check-in

Celebration Ceremony9:30am in Rotunda
         Prize giveaway for kids & 20 Backpacks filled with School Supplies
         Pamper the Parent Prizes
         Inspirational Speakers and Foster Kida & Foster Families Stories
         Song by: Lizzy Lafond-Miss Perham"s Outstanding Teen (adoptee)
         Eden Webb-Miss Minnesota's Outstanding Teen

Foster and Adoption Information Fair: 10am-2pm in Sears Rotunda
         22 exhbitiors represented
         Learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent
Art Show8am-2pm in Macy's Court
         Showcasing art from MN Waiting Children
                Foster Kids Hoping to be Adopted
         Silent Auction in the afternoon
         Sponsored by local artist & adoptee: Jason Kapling
                 Pig's Eye Pottery

Cards of Love8am-2pm in Rotunda
        Sponsored by Crayola Experience
        Create an inspirational card for foster child
        Create a thank you note for foster parent
Book Signing: Book Signing: Faith to Foster
         Meet author, TJ Menn's 
         TJ's Foster Parent Journey

Apperances by:
          10am-11am Timberwolves Dancers, 
          11:30am  Magician

Walkers are encouraged to dress up in matching t shirts or costumes 
& carry a sign to display your family, business, school or nonprofit.

                                                             See you there!

Find Foster Families Day in MN on October 8, 2018
is being organized by Adoption Is Love Fund
to raise awareness about the need for more foster families in MN.
(there are 9,900 foster kids in MN)

Foster Family Information Meetings will be held all over the state of MN on October 8th
35W Bridge & the Lowry Bridge will be lit RED in recognition of the day
Meeting Locations listed at: