Join Pacific Pride Foundation for a six week campaign to honor the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall by getting Fit for Pride!
Through this fitness program we will challenge you to participate by traveling 50 miles and raise funds for your 2019 Pacific Pride Festival. You can use Apple Watch, FitBit, and cellphones to track your progress along the way. Participate on your own, or with a team. Walk, run, bike, roll, swim...get there anyway that works for you!
Track workouts anywhere & anytime and complete goal.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
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PACIFIC PRIDE FOUNDATION INC.
Pacific Pride Foundation's advocacy and education efforts meet the ongoing and emerging needs of a diverse population in order to create a thriving and visible LGBTQ+ community and to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS.
The money raised during Fit for Pride will help to fund the Pacific Pride Festival, which takes place on Saturday, August 24, at Chase Palm Park in Santa Barbara. It will be a place to celebrate diversity, connect with others, and show love and support for all.
The Pacific Pride Festival is free to the public and attracts a diverse crowd of over 4,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) and ally supporters and their families from the Central and South Coast. This year we "Stand with Stonewall" and commemorate 50 years of our LGBTQ+ movement. The all-day event features an empowering rally, a touching interfaith service hosted by PFLAG Santa Barbara, a line-up of live entertainment, exhibitors, local food, informative non-profits, activities, and community member support.
Keeping the Pacific Pride Festival free has always depended on the generosity of our supporters and we are counting on you to help!
Grab your smart tracker and make your goal. Ask friends, family, co-workers and social media followers to sponsor YOU. They can track your progress along the way and help you stay motivated. Reach your goal and celebrate Pride with us on August 24th!
The Pacific Pride Festival celebrates the triumphs of a community overcoming discrimination, and serves as a positive but powerful response to unique and current issues impacting our community on local, state and national levels. As we recognize the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, we are reminded that the modern fight for LGBTQ+ rights is ever present and long from over.
The Pacific Pride Festival is not only a fun and successful event in Santa Barbara County and our tri-county region, but it is crucial for the well-being of the underrepresented folks in our community. Please know that every dollar donated supports for your LGBTQ+ neighbors and their families, ensuring a safe space for those that face constant marginalization. In such a divisive time in our country, you can proudly be a part of a solution that creates a thriving and visible space for all.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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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?
Campaign registration fee is the amount that you'll need to pay to enroll in this virtual race. This fee (less transaction charges) will go to the non-profit running this campaign as a donation.
The registration fee along with the funds raised through your individual fundraising page will enable the non-profit to fund various programs and pursue their organization's mission.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will switch your team.
CHARITY FOOTPRINTS, INC.
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