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Please join us for
Ruth Harbor’s 12th Annual Walk for Life

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Location:  Embassy Suites Downtown Des Moines
101 E Locust Street, Des Moines, IA
(Patio outside Riverview Lobby)

Registration begins at 9:00am
Walk begins at 9:30am


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Support the Ministry with your Donation

Questions? Contact us at walk@ruthharbor.org, or call 515-279-4661.

Ruth Harbor: Making a difference...two lives at a time!

Walk for Life 2015

Thank the Lord for giving us a great morning, safety, and enthusiastic walkers.
Your generosity raised $21,000 to support Ruth Harbor's mission in caring for young women and their babies.

2015 Ruth Harbor Banquet

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A Christ-centered home and program for young women facing unplanned pregnancy.

Ruth Harbor
534 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: 515-279-4661
Fax: 515-633-2157
M-F 8:30 AM-5 PM
info@ruthharbor.org
Since we laughed along with him at last year’s banquet, Mike Williams published two books: Don’t Stand Under a Flock of Angry Birds: Ancient Wisdom from A Modern App and The Parable of the Muddy Jeep: The Adventurous Life of Riding Shotgun with God. He has another book due out yet this fall entitled Bows & Arrows…Life lessons I learned while trying to hit my target. Mike has recorded 14 CDs, 4 DVDs, and written numerous other books. Nationally-known speaker and writer, he’s heard daily on SiriusXM Satellite Radio’s Laugh USA channel. Mike came to popularity as a pro-life speaker after Focus on the Family brought his personal story of his own adoption and his son’s rescue and subsequent adoption to national spotlight.
“Tips” for raising funds and awareness for Ruth Harbor’s Walk for Life!

Communicate Ruth Harbor’s mission
Tell the listener why and how you are being supportive.
Invite the listener to join you in some way (walk, support, and/or pray).


Some practical ideas to consider:

  • Send an e-mail with link to your walker webpage
  • Ask for donations in lieu of birthday gift
  • Pass on your manicure or that extra latte this week, donate the savings to Ruth Harbor
  • Add Ruth Harbor Walk information to you voicemail message
  • Add a note about Ruth Harbor’s walk under your email signature
  • Post a donation form in your lunchroom.
  • Ask businesses that you frequent for a donation
  • Share Ruth Harbor’s story with your small group or your church
  • Drop your change in a “Ruth Harbor Jar” - have one for home and one for the office
  • Keep your sponsors updated on your progress toward your goal


Be Creative!