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 aBIGway 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 $155,000to 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
FREE registration for walkers $25.00 registration for runners (covers cost of timing company)
Runners receive a Steps for SOS Medal
Children’s play zone
Fitness, Fun, Food, and Entertainment
RAISE$100 and you will receive your 10th Anniversary 2023 “STEPS FOR SOS” commemorative T-Shirt.
AMBASSADORSwill 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
VOLUNTEERand receive community service hours AND a 10th Anniversary 2023 “STEPS FOR SOS” commemorative volunteer T-Shirt.
CHAMPIONSraising $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 will be given in following categories:
Top Individual Fundraiser
Top Team Fundraiser
Top Friends and Family Team Fundraiser