Join Team PRI at the 30th Annual Made in the Shade Walk, Run and Roll event!

Made in the Shade (MITS) is a non-competitive fundraising walk, benefiting PRI and six other local nonprofit partners, raising money for those living with disabilities. Made in the Shade is an annual celebration of relationships, fundraising and community building that makes a difference for hundreds of people served by PRI and our partner organizations.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Thomas Beach
Lake Calhoun/Lake Bde Maka Ska
3700 Thomas Ave S., Minneapolis, MN

Virtual Participation Option available!

PRI will follow CDC and MDH guidelines for large gatherings for this event.

3 Easy Steps to Participate

  1. Click Here to register online – it’s free to register!
  2. Raise Contributions! Click Here to join our PRI Team and create an online giving page today, or Click Here to print your Pledge Form to collect donations in person.
  3. Walk, Run or Roll in-person or virtually!
Create Your Online fundraising page
Download instructions to collect online donations


9:30 a.m.
Check in at Thomas Beach
with your organization

10:00 a.m.

10:20 a.m.
Warm up for the walk led by
trainers from The Firm

10:30 a.m.
Walk and Roll shotgun start

11:00 a.m.
Post-event celebration begins
with lunch and live music

For 2021, all contributions for PRI will be used to support our year-long campaign, We Are Strong! We Belong! to help PRI continue to rebuild and innovate services that celebrate and empower the strengths of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the continuing context of the pandemic. We Are Strong! We Belong! supports PRI as we help all clients add value and diversity as they take their rightful place in the community.

Dollars raised during Made in the Shade will support PRI’s work to:

  • Maintain a six-hour programming day
  • Resume safe community-based activities that promote inclusion
  • Enhance services with trusted community partners
  • Rebuild arts and creative expression opportunities
  • Expand Employment Development Services to get clients back to work in the community
  • Keep Donate online button here
Donate Online

Participants in Made in the Shade event include:

6,000+ individuals and groups who receive the MITS brochure
2,500+ donors and supporters
800+ fund raising walkers, runners, and rollers
100+ volunteers
50+ corporate sponsors and teams

Thank You to Our 2021 Made in the Shade Sponsors!

Redwood Sponsors 

Oak Sponsors 

Maple Sponsors 

Nancy & Michael Zbaracki

The Sletten

Pine Sponsors 

Learn More About Sponsoring

For more information or to find out how
to become a sponsor or a volunteer, contact:
Jennifer Crosby-Zarth, Development Director