Running for Two Relay

2017-09-06T15:38:47+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The folks at Annie's Locker say they were very pleased with the turnout for the first ever running for two relay. Runners and walkers took part in nine laps, a lap for each year of operation for Annie's Locker, a non profit organization meant to offer hope and help people find [...]

RUNNING FOR TWO: An Angel on My Shoulder

2017-06-28T18:12:35+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Running for Two - Stories|

While I was shaking hands with people at my 16 year old daughters wake, a high school friend of mine, and fellow runner, came up to me and gave me 5 “Running for Two” bandanas.  I don’t remember if I had seen them before that or not, but that was the day they made an [...]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Inspiring recipients/donors/volunteers!

2017-06-28T17:38:17+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Categories: Recipient Updates, Success Stories|

We recently had the pleasure of checking in with past recipients Katrina and Richelle. Over the years they have reached out for help when they needed it, and have offered to lend a hand to our recipients when they were in a position to give back! Richelle now competes in the hurdles and long jump with [...]

RUNNING FOR TWO: Hang in There Friends!

2017-06-28T17:51:48+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Running for Two - Stories, Success Stories|

Gonzalo Gomez Moreno, avid runner and great friend of Annie’s Locker, is often found out Running For Two.  When asked what inspired him to take this photo, he replied “While I was running on the trails, I stopped to take a photo of my bandanna on a branch, but it was windy and the bandanna [...]

MELD AT YSN JULY 4TH CLASSIC

2017-06-29T16:49:51+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

Celebrating Fourth of July in the Rockford area in 2017? Annie’s Locker has the perfect way to start your holiday! Join us to cheer for our sponsored runners! Just one of the many ways we live out our mission to inspire and equip people to lead healthier lives, Annie’s Locker not only provides the funds [...]

CREATIVE GIVING: Beefaroo

2017-05-03T16:11:34+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, CREATIVE GIVING|

Thank you to Rockford’s beloved Beefaroo for  choosing Annie’s Locker as January 2017’s “Cheese Fries nonprofit.” We support healthy lifestyles that include occasional indulgences... like their legendary yummy cheese fries, cheddar burgers, and shakes! Thank you BEEFAROO for your support!

WINGS OF FREEDOM

2017-05-02T20:21:30+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: ANGELS ON SITE, Blog, Success Stories|

by Meredith Stoll, Outreach Chair There is really nothing like ringing a cowbell, cheering like crazy and having someone threaten to get sick on your shirt to make you understand the heart of a mission. One hot Saturday in June, I volunteered for my first run as an angel in support of Annie’s Locker. Three [...]