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Kimochi’s Health Walk-Run is an initiative that aims to promote more active communities, while at the same time, help seniors and their families. Anyone anywhere can participate to support Kimochi seniors. This event takes place through the month of November 2017. You will use your smartphone to track your mileage and dollars raised.

Ways to participate:

You can sign up as an individual or get together with a team. The miles you walk or run (to work or school, around the park with the dog or however you choose to move) will raise dollars for Kimochi seniors.

Individual Option Criteria:

• Minimum of $50 raised in order to be eligible for prizes
• Reward for the top 3 participants**:
1. $100 Amazon gift card
2. $75 Amazon gift card
3. $50 Amazon gift card

Team Option Criteria:

• Minimum of 3 teams participating in order to have a team option
• All team member MUST register
• Teams of 2 – 5 individuals only
• Minimum of $500 raised as a team in order to be eligible for grand prize
• Teams are not eligible for individual prizes
• Reward for the top team**:
o $250 in Amazon Gift Cards (cards come in increments of $50)

Sponsor a Walker-Runner

• Donate online to a Walker or Runner you want to sponsor
• Your donation is one lump sum which will go toward the fundraising goal of the participant you are supporting
• You can donate anytime up through 11.30.17

**Individual and Team Prize Awarded to the “Most Money Raised”. In case of a tiebreaker, the Individual or Team with the “Most Miles” wins. Donation MUST be received by 11/30/17 in order to count for the rewards.

Get out and start moving! Share your photos with us on Facebook and Instagram using #KimochiHealthWalkRun

Stay updated and follow us on:

Facebook: Kimochikai
Instagram: @kimochikai
Website: www.kimochi-inc.org
COMPLETED: 1,437 miles
TARGET: 2,000 miles
RAISED: $ 11,843
TARGET: $ 20,000
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Register for the campaign and set your fitness & fundraising targets.
Set-up iOS or Android app using your registered email.
Share your story and raise funds & awareness.
Track workouts anywhere & anytime and complete goal.
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The mission of Kimochi, Inc. is to provide a continuum of culturally-sensitive programs and services to all seniors and their families to preserve their dignity and independence, with a focus on the Japanese American and Japanese speaking community.

Read more about the organization >>

How Your Participation Helps
All proceeds will go towards benefiting Kimochi’s programs and services for seniors.
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What is Charity Footprints?

Charity Footprints is a social enterprise that connects fitness and charitable giving. We empower people just like you, to get fit & give back.

Our Virtual Races allow non-profits to challenge their patrons to run, walk or ride and raise funds just as they would in a fundraising walkathon. The best part - charities save over 45% in event and logistical costs. So, the dollars that you pay to register or fundraise, go farther.

What is the campaign registration fee?

This campaign is free to participate in.

However, if you would like to donate some money to the Kimochi Inc., you can always donate any amount on your fundraising page after registration.

How can I create my fundraising page?

Well, you wouldn't have to create a separate fundraising page. Once you register for this campaign, we'll give you the link to your fundraising page.

How will I track my distance?

Download the Charity Footprints' iOS or Android app and track your workouts toward this campaign.

If you workout indoors (treadmill, elliptical, stationary bike etc.), you can upload your workouts here.

How do I join a team on this campaign?

While registering for the campaign, select the team you'd like to join or create a new team and invite others to #GetFitGiveBack with you.

I am an international donor (non-US), what are my donation charges and tax-deductibility?

All donations are made in US dollars, so the donations may be levied an exchange rate fee via your bank. Donors will want to connect with their bank to determine exactly what that fee may be. Additionally, international donors will need to reach out to a tax professional to discuss if and how tax deductibility will apply to their donation.

Who can sponsor my fundraising efforts?

The short answer is - everyone. The fundraising research shows that the number one reason for people not donating is that they weren't asked to.

That said, there are things you can do to attract people to sponsor you. Adding a picture to your fundraising page, telling potential donors why this cause is so personal to you, sharing your fundraising page on social media, email, and chat groups.

Last, if your employer has a gift matching program, check with the human resources department to support your favorite cause as well.

Who can I contact if I need help?

You can contact us any time if you need help. We love hearing from our users so please don't hesitate to write to us about issues, suggestions, or to just say hi. You can also contact the non-profit administrator directly if you would like.

How do I change or switch my team?

If you have already joined a team, we do not allow switching of team as team's reports data is dependent on team's composition and changing team may affect a team's performance.

If you still want to change your team (like if you joined a team by mistake) or create your own team, please email us at support@charityfootprints.com and we will switch your team.