Challenge #1 - Most FUNDS raised by a TEAM
Prize: Dysautonomia International Physician Education and Patient Education Program held in your region.
Dysautonomia International will coordinate an in-person physician & patient education event in your region. Donations and sponsorships by your team members will count towards your team total. The Team Captain will be invited to join the event planning committee, receive (10) complimentary passes to the in-person program and the winning team will be recognized on Dysautonomia International social media channels.
Rules: Teams in the US, Canada, Australia and Sweden are eligible for an in person live event (once safe to do so as determined by Dysautonomia International) and in any other country a virtual event will be coordinated. Program will be presented in English. All funds must be raised by 11:59pm on 9/30/20. Cash/check donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 596, East Moriches, NY 11940 but must arrive by 9/30/20 with your team name included in the envelope or on the check for your check to count. Winner of prize #1 is not eligible for prize #2.
Challenge #3 - Raise $1,000+ as an INDIVIDUAL
Prize: receive a complimentary ticket to the 2021 Dysautonomia International conference.
Be a POTS Walk #STEPtember Challenge Individual Champion by raising $1,000 or more on your individual fundraising page to win this prize. Your own donations to your page count towards your total, as well as donations of your team members.
Note: Due to the decision to offer the 2020 conference free-of-charge, we have changed this prize.
Challenge #2 - Most REGISTRANTS on a TEAM
Prize: private, virtual Meet-and-Greet with Dr. Blair Grubb, a Dysautonomia International Medical Advisory Board (MAB) member.
Dysautonomia International will organize a virtual meet & greet with Dr. Blair Grubb for the Team Captain who has the most registrants during this challenge. The Team Captain will be able to invite 29 guests to this private, online Q&A discussion with Dr. Grubb. In addition, the team will be recognized on Dysautonomia International social media channels.
Rules: Registrants included per team are challenge registrations, donors and supporters who join the individual team competing for this prize. Virtual meet up will be presented in English. The team that has the most registrants by 11:59pm on 9/30/20 will receive this prize. Cash/check donations must be mailed to P.O. Box 596, East Moriches, NY 11940 by 9/30/20 with your team name included in the envelope or on the check. Winner of prize #2 is not eligible for prize #1.
Challenge #4 - Raise $100 + as an INDIVIDUAL
Prize: receive a pair of Limited Edition POTS awareness shoelaces.
Be a POTS Walk #STEPtember Challenge Individual Supporter by raising $100 or more on your individual fundraising page to win these awesome shoelaces. Your own donations to your page counts towards your total, as well as your team members.
Please email us if you have any questions about offline donations or sponsorships, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Winners will be announced in early October on our Facebook and Instagram pages, all registrants will be contacted via email with those results as well. Shoelaces will be shipped to winners in the continental U.S. at no charge. If a winner would like the shoelaces to be shipped anywhere outside of the continental US, the winner will be responsible for shipping fees. Final decisions on the winner from each category will be decided by Dysautonomia International.