Walk for Miracles Wrap

Walk for Miracles Wrap
Posted on 06/30/2022

Royal Oak Schools partnered with Beaumont for Walk for Miracles 2022, at the Detroit Zoo, on June 11. Overall the event raised over $84,000 to benefit pediatric programs and services at Beaumont Children's. Charlotte Alex, Director at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals said that this was the most attended walk and the most funds raised in the 7-year history of the event!

Sixty-two Royal Oak High School students generously volunteered their time, talents, and energy to help make the event extra special for the walkers, along with support from school administrators, communications, faculty, and staff. Shout out to Sean Morgan, Megan McCaffrey, and Maryanne Van Haitsma for all of their efforts!

Here are the stats for the 2022 Walk for Miracles:

  • 2500 walkers attended
  • Raised over $84,000.00 for Beaumont Children's
  • 50 Adult Volunteers served at Registration and Food/Beverage tent
  • 1500 Event T-Shirts were awarded
  • 1500 Event Medallions were awarded
  • 500 Children's Toys were awarded - Donated by Amazon
  • 2500 Superhero Capes were distributed
  • 62 Royal Oak High School Student Volunteers:
  • 24 Drama Club actors performed in costume as superheroes and princesses.
  • 12 Pep Band members and 1 baton twirler, a Miracle Child at Beaumont, performed Star Wars, Disney, and Marvel themes at the front gate.
  • 26 Student Council members served as volunteers at T-shirt pickup, Capes and Medals pickup, greeters, and way finders. Superb!
  • 2 Student Council Advisors contributed considerable time and support! Superb!
  • Royal Oak Schools: $4675 in Donations! 65 Volunteers!

The organizers of this event would like to extend their sincere thanks to all the students and families who walked and raised funds! A special thank you to ROMS 7th graders, the top fundraising team at Royal Oak Schools!