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Join us for the 3rd annual Rockford Walk for Life
Saturday, June 24th, 2023
11AM - 1PM
State of Illinois Office Building: 200 S. Wyman Street, Rockford, 61101
We will begin with a rally and then walk several blocks past City Hall, and back to the State of IL building to conclude in prayer. The event will end at 1PM.
The Supreme Court's Roe vs. Wade decision of 1973, which claimed the lives of over 62 million unborn Americans, has been overturned! Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of the Dobbs decision! Now is the time to concentrate our pro-life efforts in making abortion not just illegal, but unthinkable in our state and city.
The Rockford Walk for Life brought almost 1,000 pro-lifers together in 2021 and 2022. Let's make 2023 even bigger!
Emily Giasson, Executive Director – Lifeline Coalition Freeport
Sarah Michalak, Programs Manager – Students for Life of America
Joe Lazar, Faith Network Leader – Vision 2020
Pastor Pamela Harding, Associate Pastor – Faith Center
Now that Roe vs. Wade has been overturned at the federal level, we will concentrate our efforts on our state and city. This year we will begin at the State of Illinois building, which houses the offices of local politicians who recently voted to legalize the killing of babies in the womb up to birth in Illinois. We will walk to the Rockford City Hall building where our cowardly city leaders have recently welcomed a well known abortionist back to our town to do his death business without a permit.
There is plenty of free parking near the rally site and there will be volunteers on hand directing you where to park. For your GPS, you can input: 200 S. Wyman Street., Rockford. There is also a parking garage within a few hundred feet from the rally site at: Concourse Garage, 200 Elm St., Rockford, IL 61101
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Join the 3rd annual Rockford Walk for Life and Family on Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 11AM outside the State of Illinois Office building (200 S. Wyman Street, Rockford). We will gather for a short rally and then walk several blocks to the Rockford City Hall building and back. Let's Celebrate the end of Roe V. Wade and continue to work to make abortion unthinkable in our state and city. Learn more at ProLifeRockford.com
Bring a Group!
Will your church or organization be coming to our Walk? If you have a group of more than 25 people we will give you a shout out during the event rally! Simply "register" your group by sending a message to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or clicking here.
Sponsor the Walk
Would you like to have your organization, business or church mentioned at the 2023 Walk for Life and Family? To become a sponsor click here.
This event is planned entirely by volunteers! Can you help us make it a beautiful day for Christ and Life? Volunteers are needed to help with greeting and directing participants, collecting names and information, collecting donations, and helping with crowd control! If you are interested please contact us at email@example.com or click here.
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