Washington, DC NEDA Walk

Online pre-registration is now closed, but you can still register at the walk! Donations will be accepted online through 5/6. 

Event Details

Walk Venue: Constitution Gardens
Walk Location: 20th Street & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20024
Walk Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Check In Time: 9am
Opening Ceremony: 10am
Walk End Time: 11am
Walk Fundraising Goal: $50,000
Contact: Jessica Hickman at jhickman@nationaleatingdisorders.org
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Online registrations closes at 3pm ET on Friday, 4/5. Didn't meet the deadline? You can still register at the walk!


Shannon Kopp

Shannon Kopp, an Eating Disorder Recovery Center National Recovery Advocate, is the best-selling author of Pound for Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life(HarperCollins). After battling depression and a debilitating eating disorder, Shannon found hope in the unlikeliest of places: at her local animal shelter. Shannon’s poignant memoir is a story of hope, resilience, and the spiritual healing animals bring to our lives. Shannon holds an MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Pacific University. Her story has been featured by CNN, PEOPLE, Maria Shriver, The Huffington Post, NPR, Women’s Health and more. Shannon is the founder of SoulPaws Recovery Project, a 501(C)(3) nonprofit offering free animal-assisted therapy to people impacted by eating disorders. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, son, and wildly adorable rescue dog, Bella. 


Ivy Felicia

Ivy Felicia is a Certified Holistic Wellness Coach and Body Image Expert with a gift for helping people of all body types to embrace body peace and self-love at any stage of life. Her Body Relationship Coaching work is centered on her personal experiences with barriers to body love, and more than a decade of social and professional involvement in the emotional wellness and health education movements.


Thank you to our sponsors

This sponsor section is to acknowledge the financial support of our sponsors. Neither this section nor any other listings or signage seen at the walk is intended in any way as an endorsement of the companies listed, their products or services.

Goal: $50,000
Amount Raised: $50,864

Participant Center 


  1. Team Episcopal HS - $7,800
  2. Team Zotch - $3,045
  3. Mind Body Health - $1,356
  4. Just Keep Swimming - $1,225
  5. Just Breathe - $1,211
  6. Team Purple - $1,115
  7. Mayim's Journey - $843
  8. RR Warriors - $650
  9. The Iron Flowers - $649
  10. Space Takers - $534


  1. Sofia Cerbone - $5,500
  2. Olivia Tucker - $5,240
  3. Maddie Facchina - $5,105
  4. Lisa Hedgepeth - $2,184
  5. Tori McFarland - $1,465
  6. Jennifer Golden - $1,200
  7. Hannah Grice - $1,176
  8. Lori March - $1,082
  9. Paris Kissel - $875
  10. Alyssa Yocubik - $830