Team William 5K

Dear Team William 5K participants and supporters,

We want to give you a 5K update and thank you for your continued support over the years. Thanks to your race participation and contributions, the Team William 5K (TW5K) has been able to raise over $24,000 to help support 13 children through the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic, and contribute to the Team William Discovery Research Grant. The 5K has been a great success for many years, and has tangibly influenced the lives of children with Down syndrome, as well as help pave the way for future Down syndrome research through the Discovery Grant.

Now I, along with other devoted TW5K organizers, find it necessary to take a hiatus from 5K activities to reflect on the organizational structure of the race and consider new options for leadership and involvement. In the meantime, we still want you as a partner in TEAM WILLIAM. We invite you to:

  • RUN the Country Music Marathon or Half Marathon April 26, 2014 and support TEAM WILLIAM by gaining sponsors. Andrea McDermott Sanders (Founder of TEAM WILLIAM) will be running the marathon for the 10th and final consecutive year and would love for you to join her and other friends and family.

  • GIVE a direct online donation on our website, or mail a check made out to 'Vanderbilt Kennedy Center' (memo: Team William Endowment A141Q) to:

    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Gift Processing
    ATTN: Team William Endowment, Appeal Code# A141Q
    PMB 407727, 2301 Vanderbilt Place
    Nashville, TN 37240-7727

    Again, we are deeply grateful for your support, and with your help we hope to continue providing opportunities to people with Down syndrome for many years to come!

    All the Best,

    Anna Spickard
    (5K Race Coordinator)