RAISE FUNDS FOR YOUR CLUB!
The Global GEMS Day Virtual 5K Run/Walk is an opportunity for our clubs, girls, parents, supporters, and friends to JOIN YOU in celebrating the seeds that you and your leaders are planting in the lives of girls! Thank you!
This fundraiser is an opportunity for YOU to raise needed funds for YOUR CLUB!
HOW DO I COLLECT THE FUNDRAISING MONEY?
- For every participant that registers using your unique registration link and joins your club’s team, you will raise $5 USD, $6.25 CAD, per registrant, for your club. Just think: this could cover your dues for next year!
- Through Race Roster, the host registration site, funds will automatically be sent to you.
- Find full team registration and payment details here.
- Collecting Donations – As you set up and register, you may notice there is a donate option. As a fundraising event, all donations made through the donate button will go to GEMS Girls’ Clubs. The fundraising option for your club is $5 USD, $6.25 CAD per participant.
How do I set up my Fundraising Page?
- Find full setup and registration details here.
HOW CAN I PROMOTE THIS 5K?
- Download this sheet US or Canada and either email it or pass it out to your girls, parents, club, congregation, etc.
- Find a full digital file of promo materials (video, social media images) here.
- Communicate with your congregation/supporting organization ways they can be involved to support your club.
- Anyone can participate, whether they want to walk, run, stroll, skate, or roll their way to their own designed finish line!
- The entry fee is $35 USD, $45 CAD and ALL participants will receive a t-shirt, race bib, and race packet.
NOTE: FOR BEST OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE THIS BY JUNE 1, we suggest registering by May 19.
DO I HAVE TO HOST AND PLAN THIS 5K?
- It’s up to you. You may choose to have your group gather and walk together as a summer gathering, or you may encourage girls/parents/church members to walk or run on their own.
- If individuals choose to participate on their own, encourage them to download the event app. With this app, they can submit pictures for prizes, add their walk/run times, and watch the event unfold from June 1 – 10.
WHAT HAPPENS ON JUNE 8?
- Regardless of when participants walk or run, invite them to check out the GEMS Facebook page to celebrate the stories shared throughout the day.
- The winner of the GEMS Global Day Recipient will be announced! Invite your leaders to submit nominations here.
- Join us at 8 pm ET on the GEMS Facebook page for a program and opportunity to hear from special guest, Matthew West!
- Be sure to share this download so that girls, parents, congregational members can share and post as well using the hashtag #GlobalGEMSDay to celebrate.
Do you know someone who embodies the mission of GEMS whether a girl or a mentor?
Nominate them today for the second annual, Global GEMS Day Recipient!