Spring Forward For A Cure Virtual 5K
Truly "spring forward" for a Cure with our Virtual 5K and kick off the season by walking, running, biking, rollerblading, etc. a 5K supporting JAR of Hope during the month of April and ending on May 9th (Mother’s Day)! JAR of Hope's mission is dedicated to bringing awareness and raising funds directed toward ongoing research in the hope of eliminating the terminal children's illness Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).
You can participate in this virtual challenge by making a donation to JAR of Hope of $25 or more, with a discounted donation rate of $10 for students. All participants will be mailed a JAR of Hope t-shirt from the Walk For Their Lives event (sizes limited), a medal, and a chance to win great prizes, raffle details listed below. Thank you to All American Ford, Goodr, Oiselle, Siggi’s, Banza, Kodiak Cakes and Wegman’s for their generous donations.
Once you have registered, you will be emailed a challenge bib, courtesy of our friends at Run Fit Stoked! Those who donate $25 ($10 for students) will receive a Walk for Their Lives t-shirt, medal, and digital 5K bib. Those who donate $35 will receive the digital bib, t-shirt, and medal, and can select the raffle for a Oiselle trucker hat and buff, or JAR of Hope hat and buff. Those who donate $40 will receive the digital bib, t-shirt, and medal, as well as entry into a raffle for a pair of Goodr sunglasses and a journal from Oiselle. Those who donate $60 receive a medal, t-shirt, a digital bib, entry into all gear raffles, which includes a $50 Wegman’s gift card, as well as a raffle for a golf ball for the JAR of Hope Golf Ball Event (each golf ball dropped at this event has a chance of winning $250,000!). The first 50 people to donate $35 or more will also receive a coupon for a free box of Kodiak Cakes (up to $6.99 value).
How to participate:
Fill out the link below to register and make your donation, then walk, run, bike, rollerblade, or whatever creative way you can come up with to complete a 5K any time during the month of April through May 9th (Mother’s Day)! Be sure to share your challenge photos on your social media and tag JAR of Hope (@jarofhopeorg). You can also add songs to the spotify playlist below. Feel free to use the hashtags #springforwardforacure #jarofhope #teamjamesy24/7, too!
Want to increase your impact? Get your community to join, too, and see if your company matches charitable donations using Charity Navigator (https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=1799).
Spotify Playlist- https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1UJzYCjQJmSfCOoxyRKA7A?si=xKwcsz_7SOiJ6Ed9bPLg6w&nd=1