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Step Out for Hospice

Put on your sneakers and make a difference on Sunday, Oct. 2. Our in-person walk and run will kick-off at the Irish American Club of Woburn, 147 Main St. You can help local residents facing a terminal illness by joining us for:

  • 1-Mile Fun Run for ages 13 and younger at 11:30 a.m.
  • 3-Mile Walk at noon
  • 5-Mile Road Race at 12:30 p.m.
  • Virtual Event  

Registration begins at 10 a.m. The registration fee is $40. Students may register for the walk or 5-mile road race for $15. Entry fee includes our celebration after the walk/run featuring live music, refreshments, and more. Fun Run for ages 13 and under is free.

If you can't join us on Oct. 2, you can still help by:

  • Remembering or honoring someone special through a donation. (Donate)
  • Making a donation in support of a walker, runner, or team. (View list


For event information, please contact Deborah Corkum, manager of grants and donor communications, at 508-868-5526. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Twitter for event news.

Woburn Friends of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care

The Woburn Friends of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care are dedicated to raising awareness of and charitable support for end-of-life care. The group is chaired by Brian Kelley, Jamie Kelley, and Joseph D. McDonough, Jr. Connie McGilvray serves as vice chair, Tracey White as secretary, and Robert D. Brown as treasurer. Members are Helen Barry, Jill Foley, Robin Foley Giardina, State Rep. Richard Haggerty, Paul Jamieson, Doris T. Lynch, Ed Maguire, Barbara McElhiney, Joanne O’Brien, Diane Sawyer, Susan Stander, and Carole Torrice.

Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors

Our gratitude to the following businesses and individuals for sponsoring Step Out for Hospice.   

Event Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors
The Coakley Family
Emmett Electrical Services 
Marietta E. Lynch 
Kevin P. Mooney, DDS 
Silver Sponsors
G.W. Gately, Inc. 
George's Auto Body of Woburn
O'Leary Brothers General Contractors
Bronze Sponsors
A. Cierri & Sons, Inc.
Costello Funeral Home 
Joseph V. Elia  
Richard F. Gately, Alderman, Ward 2
Gulde Insurance Agency, Inc.  
Hillside Florist & Gifts
Hogan Tire & Auto 
Lukasiewicz & Bellavance
McDonald Landscaping
Rick Metters, Maura Embler and Family 
TeamLogic IT 
The Leo Organization dba Dunkin'
Towanda Club
Woburn Country Club 19th Hole Club 
Woburn/Stoneham Lodge of Elks No. 908 
Adams Animal Clinic
Ellen Crowley Committee 
James Dwyer & Family
State Rep. Richard M. Haggerty 
Wayne Alarm Systems 
Woburn Gas and Service  


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