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So far Stephanie Lammi has created 16 blog entries.

5th Annual “Share A Pair” Drive

2016-11-25T18:54:35+00:00 July 21st, 2014|Categories: Blog, News, Share A Pair|

Did you know that there are hundreds of students in our schools without the proper footwear for gym due to poverty or homelessness?  Help us send needy students back to school with gym shoes so they can participate in gym and be active at home! Last summer, we partnered with Youth Service Network and the International [...]

Come to Volunteer Training on Aug 24

2016-11-25T18:54:35+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|

Join our volunteer team! It all starts with your first volunteer training.  We ask that all of our volunteers attend a training so we can educate you on our mission and make sure you're up to speed on all of our exciting projects!  With your help, we can continue to be a positive influence in [...]

Our New Mission, Vision and Heart

2016-11-25T18:54:35+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blog, News|

When the spark ignited to start Annie’s Locker six years ago, I imagined helping other women. I knew from personal experience that when I made the decision to lead a healthy lifestyle, so many other things started to fall into place. My life expanded in so many ways. I wanted that for others, too. At [...]

Ladies in Recovery Run Their First 5K

2014-07-03T04:42:20+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|

Thanks to our generous donors, 12 new runners in the Rockford Rescue Mission's recovery program ran their first 5K, the Biggest Loser 5K on June 14, 2014! Each $25 donation offered more than 30-60 minutes of cardio and a t-shirt... they gave these ladies the opportunity to experience an accomplishment they've never had before! This [...]

Amy’s Essay – “Training for Trails”

2014-07-22T16:09:36+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Categories: Recipient Essays, Success Stories|

"Last summer, my family fell in love – with camping! After our first family camping trip, we were hooked! We love hiking together and exploring nature – seeing places you can’t get to with your car. And I can honestly say that my family’s new found love affair with camping and hiking could not have [...]

Felicia Takes Flight

2014-07-22T16:06:09+00:00 June 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blog, Recipient Updates, Success Stories|

Felicia moved to the area in 2013. She was unemployed and depressed. Her friend Anna, a Rockford Road Runner, encouraged her to start running and referred her to Annie’s Locker for assistance to get some fitness gear and to help pay for the 2013 Biggest Loser 5k entry fee. Since then, great things have been [...]

Spreading the Running For Two Philosophy… in Mexico

2014-07-03T04:36:32+00:00 June 3rd, 2014|Categories: News, Running for Two - Stories|

“On April 14, 2014, I ran a 10K race in Tabasco, Zactecas, Mexico and I dedicated it to my niece Ilse, who was recuperating from a medical intervention. She was planning to run the 24th Carrera de Ramos 5K or Palm Sunday 10K & 5K Run herself this same morning. Since she couldn’t, I was [...]

E’s Essay – “Running Motivation”

2014-07-22T16:10:37+00:00 May 29th, 2014|Categories: Recipient Essays, Success Stories|

"Running is something new in my life, but it is also something that I would like to keep.  I have been overweight for a good part of my adult life now, and I am making an effort to change my life in a positive way, starting with my weight loss.  Finding the motivation and support [...]

Leah’s Essay – “Why I Love To Run”

2016-11-25T18:54:35+00:00 May 29th, 2014|Categories: Recipient Essays, Success Stories|

Everyone is good at something.  Me, I am good at starting things.  I am the world’s greatest starter!  I start diets, home improvement projects, self-improvement projects, gardens, blogs, businesses-  you name it, I have probably started it. The problem is, I am not that great of a finisher.  My list of unfinished undertakings goes on [...]