ABOUT MILES FOR SMILES VIRTUAL WELLNESS CHALLENGE 2021 CAMPAIGN
Presenting Sponsor The Board of Directors for Ryan’s Case for Smiles Join us for our Second Annual Miles for Smiles Virtual Wellness Challenge. As we begin to see light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, the Miles for Smiles Virtual Wellness Challenge is the perfect opportunity to connect with friends, families, colleagues, and neighbors in a fun and easy way. How do I participate in the Miles for Smiles Virtual Wellness Challenge? Participation is easy and fun! Whether you find wellness through physical activities like running, walking, biking, or yoga, or through other hobbies and household activities, you have a place in our wellness challenge! Set your fundraising goals and mileage goals through your individual account and then get started tracking. The easy-to-use app will enable you to join teams, see your fundraising progress and to update your miles. Our goal is to raise $20,000 to support Case for Smiles and to collectively run/walk/dance/sew, etc. 20,000 miles. All money raised through this challenge supports Ryan’s Case for Smiles and the incredible families we serve. STEP 1: Register to participate! Registration options: Miles Motivator - $30 in support of the 30% of young hospital patients who develop Post Traumatic Stress symptoms following a serious illness• Includes Individual registration Wellness Champion - $75 in honor of the 75,000 children and families we support each year with pillowcases and other coping resources• Includes individual registration plus an additional $45 donation to support the Ryan’s Case for Smiles mission• Recognition on our event website Hope Hero - $150 in honor of the 15 years Ryan's Case for Smiles has been bringing hope and smiles to children and families• Includes individual registration, plus an additional $120 donation to support the Ryan’s Case for Smiles mission• Recognition on our event website• Complimentary t-shirt with our signature red sneakers to keep you moving toward your wellness goals Resilience Warrior - $230 in honor of the 2.3 million pillowcases we have delivered to children fighting life-changing illnesses and injuries• Includes individual registration, plus an additional $200 donation to support the Ryan’s Case for Smiles mission.• Recognition on our event website• Complimentary t-shirt with our signature red sneakers to keep you moving toward your wellness goals• Entry into a drawing for a $50 Target Gift Card STEP 2: Spread the word to help build awareness! Form a team and encourage your colleagues, friends and family to join your team! Set a team fundraising goal. Be the first person to donate to your team to encourage others to do the same! STEP 3: Set a personal fitness goal! Whatever activities you choose to do, consider setting a personal or team goal to encourage and challenge yourself and your friends. STEP 4: Track your wellness activity of choice (anywhere you are) on the website or by downloading the Charity Footprints App which includes wearable device integration to make fitness tracking seamless.• If you are doing an activity that is easily tracked in miles – for example, walking, running, biking, rowing, elliptical machine, etc., simply enter the miles completed in the app or website, or sync with your personal fitness device.• For other wellness activities that cannot be measured in miles, please refer to the mileage conversion chart below. Don’t see your favorite activity? Simply use the activities listed as a guide (we trust you to use your discretion!) Please have fun and get creative! Don’t forget to post your different activities on social media, Instagram: @caseforsmiles, Twitter: @CaseForSmiles, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CaseforSmiles/ using the hashtag #CFSmiles4smiles. Helpful tips for registering and frequently asked questions can be found via this link: "Tips and FAQs". GOOD LUCK!The Case for Smiles Family Questions? Contact Cindy at Cberlacher@caseforsmiles.org Case for Smiles T-Shirts Available!$25/t-shirt (includes shipping); currently size Large is on backorder until mid-May
Please have fun and get creative! Don’t forget to post your different activities on social media, Instagram: @caseforsmiles, Twitter: @CaseForSmiles, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CaseforSmiles/ using the hashtag #CFSmiles4smiles.