QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
- Do we accept donations other than the walk day?
The answer is YES. We could not continue to do what we do without the support of others holding events on our behalf and private donations we receive throughout the year as well. We are so grateful for each and every one of you and your continued support of our walk, the events held to raise money for us and your encouraging words to those fighting breast cancer.
- Want to do your own fundraising?
That is completely up to you! Chili cook off, yard sale, bottle drive, chicken bar-b-q, door to door asks, jeans day at work, bake sale, if you can think of it and its safe and legal, we encourage you to go for it! Ask your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to help support you in your efforts. Get creative, hold car washes, bake sales, walk pets, spring clean up, hold a raffle. Anything you want to do that is safe and fun, we encourage.
- Can I form a team?
Yes, we encourage you to form a team and get your friends and family involved in your activities and community service. Gather your friends and family to form your team, Pick your team name and there you have it, your team is formed! Remember, this is important...Each team member who has their own pledge form with a minimum donation of $40 will receive a t-shirt. In order for the team to receive credit as those funds going towards the teams total the team name must be clearly listed on the pledge form.
- Does each team member need a signed pledge form?
Yes, we need each team member to sign a pledge form as the release is listed on the pledge form. We also tract the number of participates each year.
- Can I pre-register for the walk?
We are unable to accept pre-registered walkers at this time, with the exception being the online registration. Walk Registration is from 8:15am to 10:00am the day of the walk. If you have registered online, you MUST bring your confirmation email, printed or on your phone or device.
- Can I register online?
Yes, you may register online, however please note we do not take t-shirt sizes at this point in advance and your online registration does not count towards holding a gift bag. The first three hundred to register or to show proof of online registration with a minimum donation of $40 will receive a T-shirt and gift bag, if available the day of the walk.
- How old do my children need to be to participate in the walk?
Children of any age are welcome to accompany their parents and may participate in the walk as long as their parent or legal guardian has signed the release on the pledge form.
- Can I bring my dog?
Absolutely, bring your dog only if they are up to date on their shots, they are friendly, on a leash and you are able to maintain them on a leash. This is a family friendly environment and safety is important for all involved!
- How long is the walk?
The walk is approximately one mile long. If it rains, we walk! We walk in rain, snow and sunshine. It's not about us, it is about those we are trying to assist together. If you do not have anyone to walk with, come out and walk with the crowd! Join in the fun, excitement and joy of helping others.
- Are there awards?
Yes, we honor the team and individual who raises the most money and turns it in on the day of the walk. We also honor the individuals in the following categories: Oldest Survivor, Youngest walker (registered), most pink, most spirited.
- Can I donate something for the raffle?
Yes, Please! We love receiving donations for our raffle without solicitation. If you have a business or or crafty and would like to donate please send us a message for arrangements for pickup. Raffle tickets are available from any board member as well as several locations throughout the quad county area.
- Who can participate?
Everyone! This walk is to help raise funds for those struggling with breast or ovarian cancers living in the quad county area. It is a simple one mile walk, for those who want to run, walk, ride a bike, push a stroller, however you want to join in. We have a family fun event full of laughter, tears, memories and strength as those who are facing this challenge realize they are not alone!
- If our team raises enough money does each member receive a T-shirt?
Only those members that have donated a minimum of $40.00 per pledge sheet will receive a t-shirt. T-shirts are limited to one per registrant. We will give out 300 gift bags to the first 300 people to register or show proof of online registration the morning of October 1st.
- Who do I call if I need to receive additional material before the walk?
Please call either Judy Bush at 287-2473, or Terry Pistolesi at 287-7639