Steps for SOS 2023

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WELCOME TO SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGES “STEPS FOR SOS” 10th ANNIVERSARY 5K RUN/WALK

This year marks our 10th Anniversary, and we look forward to celebrating this milestone with you in a BIG way at the FLA Live Arena in Sunrise.
 
We have re-vamped our look and added new details to ensure that you have an overall extraordinary experience with your team of co-workers, friends, and family while raising dollars and awareness to help foster children. Our goal is to raise $150,000 to provide programs and services so that our children can continue to thrive. Join us throughout the campaign period by participating in fun contests with incentive prizes, learning about our mission through stories, mini kickoffs, and we are scouting out a fabulous location for a fun Kickoff  – all leading up to the event!

Saturday March 11, 2023
  
6:30 am – Vendor Set Up
7:00 am – Registration Opens
7:30 am - Event Warm Up
8:00 am – Event Starts
10:30 am – Event Ends


EVENT HIGHLIGHTS


FREE registration for walkers
FREE Registration for the first 50 runners
Timed route
$25.00 registration for runners (covers cost of timing company)
Children’s play zone
Sponsor Showcase
Fitness, Fun, Food, and Entertainment


 
RAISE  $100 and you will receive your 10th Anniversary 2023 “STEPS FOR SOS” commemorative T-Shirt.
 
AMBASSADORS will be a part of the “FAB 15” who are leaders in the community who not only promote running and walking, but demonstrate leadership, set the example, and motivate others to give back. Click the link below to learn more and  apply https://forms.gle/9kcNzy2shiwZTrPk7
 
VOLUNTEER and receive community service hours AND a 10th Anniversary 2023 “STEPS FOR SOS” commemorative volunteer T-Shirt.
 
CHAMPIONS raising $500 and above will receive ridiculous perks this campaign period…don’t ask -just trust the process!

RUNNERS will receive placement medals in  the following categories based on a timed course.
Male & Female ages 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

WALKERS can take their time and enjoy the course with friends, family, and co-workers – even well socialized dogs on a leash are welcome!

SPONSORS will have the opportunity to interact one on one with an audience who will connect to your product, service, or mission. Click here to see 2023 sponsorship opportunities.

 
READY, GET SET, GO!!
 
We are on standby to help you help us. Here are a some of the things we offer to help with recruitment and fundraising.
 
- We provide posters, customized flyers, and email templates to get you started
- Individual consultation with your team captain on best practices for your campaign
- Office visit or attend a meeting to assist with recruitment
- Provide prizes and incentives 

 ALL-STAR LINE UP


Jennifer Costea
Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits
Marsh & McLennan Agency


Jennifer Costea is the Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits for Marsh & McLennan Agency also serves as a board member for SOS Children's Villages Florida.  Jennifer family  is excited to start her journey in helping the Steps for SOS 5K Run/Walk event and the initiatives at SOS Children’s Villages of Florida.   


Brett Aks

Chief Revenue Officer 
iPower/ TGI Communications
 

Brett is the Chief Revenue Officer of iPower/ TGI Communications. Brett has been married for 20 years and has two children, Taylor and Brandon Aks. Taylor is a Junior at FAU High School and Brandon is a Freshman at FAU High as well. Brett has been involved in the YMCA for many years, in addition to being a current board member for SOS Children’s Villages of Florida. Brett is looking forward to making our in-person event a huge success while supporting and aiding our youth in the foster program.

 

AWARDS

Awards will be given in following categories:
Top Individual Fundraiser
Top Team Fundraiser
Top Friends and Family Team Fundraiser


 HOW THE DOLLARS YOU RAISE HELP OUR KIDS



To learn more about what we do visit us at www.sosflorida.com

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