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Who? You! (you can step by yourself, compete with other individual steppers, or create a new team, or join an existing team).

When? The challenge starts September 1, 2018 and ends December 31, 2018. Register anytime starting August 1, and right through to the last day. Remember, each step counts no matter where, how big, how often or when you take it.

What? To raise awareness of substance abuse and enable thousands of disadvantaged New Yorkers to improve their physical, emotional, social, and economic stability and well-being.

Walk for an hour, a day, a weekend, or all 120 days. Take 1 step or 10,000+ steps each day.

Where? Anywhere you want to step.

Every step you take, no matter where you live or work, no matter who you are or what you do, helps us reach our 20,000,000+ steps (~30,000 miles) and raise $100,000 along the way! You can walk alone, with a partner, in a group, or a crowd!
COMPLETED: 0 miles
TARGET: 300 miles
RAISED: $ 249
TARGET: $ 250
You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong. ~ Sue Fitzmaurice
Come join us and leave your footprints across 5 boroughs of new york
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Register for the campaign and set your fitness & fundraising targets.
Click here to set-up your devices (Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch), or download our iOS or Android apps.
Share your story and raise funds & awareness.
Track workouts anywhere & anytime and complete goal.
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MissionCleanWater is working to bring clean water and sanitation to the most underserved communities in the world. We partner with communities to develop sustainable solutions using appropriate technology that is easily maintained and understandable to people who may not have specialized training. We want to make sure the work is done right. That is why we are part of every step of the process, from funding, project implementation, to follow up management.

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How Your Participation Helps
Through our focus on client-centered planning and access to community resources, each of our programs serves to improve New Yorkers’ health and recovery, employability, and social and economic stability. As a result, your donation helps our clients experience improved quality of life, empowerment, and pride.
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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.

How will I track my distance?

You can track your workouts by setting up your devices (Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch), or 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.

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.