Check out the Fox 9 News Interview with Founder and Exec. Dir. Candy McVicar and Anchor Dawn Stevens talking about Missing GRACE and the MN 9th Annual Hope & Hearts Run!

9th Annual MN Hope & Hearts Run! Together through this event we are "Raising Awareness About Pregnancy, Loss and Stillbirth Prevention." Run. Walk. Give Families Hope!

Mark your calendars, save the date and join us on - Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at BUNKER HILLS REGIONAL PARK, Coon Rapids, MN!

Historically, we have had the event the Saturday following Labor Day, however that date was not available.

If you want to help on our Core Planning Committee, please contact Missing GRACE Foundation soon, we would love your help on our Core Team to help plan and prepare for this year's event!!!


RUN or WALK! Consider forming a team for the event; running and walking with friends makes it even more special and fun. Prizes offered for Top Male and Female Finisher and Top Individual and Team Fundraisers.

CREATE YOUR OWN PERSONAL MEMORIAL PAGE/ WEB SITE. Utilize the online service we provide to help reach out to your friends and family, letting them know about your Individual or Team involvement in Hope & Hearts Run and invite them to your personal website.

DONATE. If you are unable to participate or volunteer, you can still support the Foundation with your valuable donation. Help support an individual or team, or make a general contribution.

SPONSOR. Individual and corporate sponsorships help off-set costs of the race and allow us to direct funding to our goal of supporting and educating families and the medical community about pregnancy loss and help with promoting stillbirth prevention.

VOLUNTEER. Hundreds of people donate their time and talents to make this event a success. This includes everything from overall planning, advertising and registration, to posting flyers and much more. Ask your friends and family to join in! If you would like to help out, please contact Missing GRACE Foundation at: or 763-497-0709

HOPE & HEARTS IN YOUR STATE. What better way to honor your baby, than to have a Hope & Hearts Run/Walk right in your own state! Hosting a run not only helps to bring needed resources and support to families across the country who are grieving the loss of a baby, but it also builds awareness of pregnancy and infant loss. Help us bring this great event to YOUR state!

PERSONALIZE AND ORDER A PAGE FOR HOPE & HEARTS MEMORIAL WALL. You can create a personalized 8.5 x 11 page to have posted on the Hope & Hearts Memorial Wall and include pictures, poems, birthdates, and special sentiments in memory of a baby you wish to honor.

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PURCHASE A STEPS FOR HOPE MEMORIAL SIGN for the upcoming Hope & Hearts Run and publicly commemorate your baby or that of a loved one. The signs are placed on the 5K courses on event day, so your baby is shared with the many people that are there not only for our event but those who are out on their own leisure.

Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors!

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" - Chinese Proverb