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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
“I want to be healthy and feel good. I need to start getting healthy habits in my life after realizing that I was harming myself by following the lifestyle I had. I like to swim, but I don’t have the access to do so. I feel that having a sponsorship would give me more motivation [...]
Meet Krystal Shuga. Krystal is married to Shelby and together they have three boys ages 12, 6, and 1. When she’s not busy raising her family, you’ll find Krystal working as a personal trainer and ZUMBA instructor. She understands the discipline it takes to regularly go to a gym and getting shoes and clothes that [...]