Prayer Will Support PWS Organization

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7th Annual Prader-Willi Syndrome Fun-Run/Walk=HUGE SUCCESS!

Thank you to all the volunteers, walkers, sponsors and contributions for another successful event this year! We couldn't have done it without a lot of support, prayers, and people involved! We were able to donate $6,000 to KU Endowment last year and this year raised it to $8,000! You all are amazing!  



Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Registration: 9-10am  

Runners: Start @9:30am    Walkers: Start @10am 

Location: Fairground Park, Higginsville, MO.  From I-70, take Highway 13 North to Higginsville.  

 Click here for directions to Fairground Park, Fairground Ave and Cypress, Higginsville, MO


  • The event will be held rain or shine!  
  • Raffle: two $100 winners (purchase tickets at the event for $1 each or 6 for $5) 
  • Bring lawn chairs or blankets
  • No bikes or dogs
  • Volunteers check in 7:00 AM 
  • Registration time: 9-10:00 AM
  • Runners start at 9:30 AM
  • Walkers start at 10:00 AM
  • Activities for kids include face painting, a bounce house, bubbles, chalk drawings, and a park.
  • Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, water, fruit, vegetables, and more will be available for purchase after the event.
After completing the form below, please return it with your $20 registration fee ($10 for children 12 and under) by Sept. 29th, 2018 and receive a t-shirt on the day of the event. Donations are tax-deductible via KU Endowment.

Late Registration will be available on the day of the event, but you WILL NOT receive an 8th Annual PWS Walkathon t-shirt (other shirts will be available for purchase along with bracelets, lanyards, and more). Please make all checks payable to: The KU Endowment, with "PWS Fund" in the memo. 

Download the Registration Form- click here

Mail the Registration form and your check to:

Prayer Will Support PWS Organization

Attn: Krystal Ellington

PO Box 79

Corder, MO 64021

For more information or to sponsor this event, please contact:


Previous Years' Stats--Thanks to you! :)

 Year # of Participants Amount Donated to KU Endowment
 2012 236$20,300 
 2013 198$11,500 
 2014 273$10,615 
 2015 199$7,311 
 2016 171 $6,000
STATS196 (avg.)$76,726
 2018 Goals  

Other PWS Charity Events To Check Out!

There are no other events (other than the walk) scheduled at this time. :)

Ways To Donate:

If you can't make the walk, but would like to make a donation, here are some ways you can contribute to the cause:

-Mail your check (made payable to "KU Endowment" with "PWS Fund" in the memo section) to: Prayer Will Support PWS Org., PO Box 79, Corder, MO 64021.

-Make an online donation directly to KU Endowment by clicking here.

-Give your cash or check to a Prayer Will Support PWS Organization committee member.

We appreciate your support! 

Feel Free To Share Our Event!

Help us spread the word by sharing our event on Facebook, by word of mouth, or by hanging some fliers! :) 

Click here to DOWNLOAD the 2017 Walk-a-thon Flier


2017 Fun-Run & Walk-a-thon Sponsors:

Please support our 2017 sponsors!

Click here to DOWNLOAD the SPONSOR FORM  

*All sponsors (regardless of the item or amount that is donated) will be put on the back of our 2017 PWS Walk/Run t-shirts in addition to having their business' website shared on our webpage. We appreciate your support and contributions!


 A special "thanks" to the following for their sponsorship in our 2017 event:


1. The Leroy Starr Memorial Fund (in memory of "Baby Paw") 

2. Casey's (Higginsville, MO)

3. Sonic (Higginsville, MO) 

4. Cross Creek Baptist Mission Church (Oak Grove, MO) 

5. Corder Fire Department 

6. Centsible Signs & Designs

7. Grandview Elementary School Staff

8. Ride for Kyleigh

9. Higginsville Parks & Rec

10. The Gazette (Buckner, MO)

11. Corder Lions Club

12. Butterfly Fields Pumpkin Patch (Odessa, MO)

13. Rob "Robman" Kinnard--DJ

14. Shafer's

15. Ann White at Hair by Design 

16. Denise Limback with It Works

17. Laura Hagan with Ella Bowtek

18. Wreaths by Barbara Duffey

19. My Getaway Crochet: By Valerie Grohman

20. NAPA (Higginsville, MO) 


Click here if you are interested in being a volunteer for PWS Group and events.

Interested in Being a Vendor? Check Out the Info!

Vendors are invited to attend the PWS Fun Run and Walk on October 14, 2017. The cost is $25 per vendor and a donated item from your product line for our raffle.  Booth space will not be reserved until payment is received.  Payment must be received by the day of the event.  Make checks payable to "KU Endowment" with "PWS Fund" on the memo line.  Booth Size is 10 x 10 ft, and electricity is available if needed.  See below for a list of vendors we already have signed up.  We will NOT have two of the same name brand product vendors.  We cannot allow food vendors because of the nature of PWS, the syndrome for which we are raising money. If any questions contact Jessica Stephens at 816-835-2825 or  Click here to download the complete Vendors Rules and Registration Form. 

2018 Vendors:



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