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Made in the Shade

Lace up your shoes, tune up your bike, wheelchair, or stroller and join The Phoenix Residence on September 17, 2016 at Lake Calhoun for Made in the Shade!!

Made in the Shade 2016

Lace up your shoes, tune up your bike, wheelchair, or stroller and join The Phoenix Residence on September 17, 2016 at Lake Calhoun for Made in the Shade!! Registration begins at 9:30 with the walk at 10:30.

Made in the Shade is a non-competitive walk, run, roll and is truly a fun, family event – contact your friends and family members and create a team to walk in support of The Phoenix Residence and your loved one.  

Each house is asked to set a goal on what they are raising funds for.  Here are what some of the houses are fundraising for – please help them reach their goals!

  • Centerville House – Newtrax Transportation Services to Attend Community Events and Activities
  • Clinton House – New Living Room Furniture
  • Douglas House - Trip to Duluth and Overnight Casino Trip
  • Eric’s House – Trip to Duluth
  • English House - Music Therapy
  • Foss House –New Recliners, New Dining Room Chairs, and Umbrella for Patio
  • Howard House – New TV and DVD Player
  • Janet Court – Music Therapy and a New Entertainment Stand
  • Ludden House – New Living Room Furniture and Grill
  • Lydia House – Wii Console
  • Newport House – New Couch
  • Suburban – New Grill and TV
  • Viking House – Accessible Swing for Backyard

Registration begins at 9:30 am with a post-walk celebration featuring lunch and entertainment. T-shirts are given to participants who raise $25 or more in pledges. Please return with your pledges to the Phoenix Residence, Attn: Rachel Koenigs 330 Marie Ave East, West St. Paul, MN 55118.  Be sure to your include your name, contact information, t-shirt size, and house you would like to support. Click here to download a Made in the Shade pledge form.

Consider becoming an event sponsor; click here for sponsorship level information. Sponsor a specific Phoenix home or make a donation directly to The Phoenix Residence. 


THANK YOU to our Made in the Shade Major Sponsors!

Cardinal Level Sponsors

Carlson Advisors
Family of Paul Dwyer
Geritom Medical, Inc.

Bluebird Level Sponsors

Mary Jo Bailey
Bell State Bank & Trust
Jenny Buchanan
Patricia Deeney-Burns Trust
Thomas and Mary Deeney
Lunds & Byerlys
McKesson Medical-Surgical
Karen and David Olson
Park-Port Lioness
Steve and Lou Pfeiffer
Mona Strom
Wilson Tool International

Hummingbird Level Sponsors

Brown & Brown Insurance
Becky Butler
Kim Johnson-Calhoun
Jennifer Ellis
Darin Husaby Agency
Maggie Klaassens
The Lape Family
Liz McCambridge
John and Shirley Myers
NewTrax, Inc.
OTT, Inc.
Reliable Medical Supply, Inc.
Janice Schneider Trust
Darlene Scott
Mary and Jim Thirsten


All of the funds raised go directly to support people we serve – each Phoenix Residence home decides how to use the funds; such as music therapy, community events, and recreational activities.

For more information about the event contact Rachel Koenigs at 651-294-7964.

Thank you for supporting The Phoenix Residence!