Organising and taking part in a walk is a great way to have a fun day in the big outdoors with family and friends. If you Step Out! with Breakthrough Breast Cancer, it’s also a fantastic way to raise money for our charity. Whether it’s an autumn hike in the countryside, a summer stroll through your town, an indoor treadmill challenge or a sponsored walk to school, every step you take will take us a step closer to beating breast cancer for good.
Stepping out is simple. Exactly where your walk takes you and who comes is completely up to you. You just choose a route, invite everyone you know, pull on your boots and get walking. We will support you every step of the way.
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Our free Step Out! fundraising pack is full of the ideas and materials you’ll need to organise your walk. We’ve also got lots of advice for planning and promoting your walk, as well as tips on how to raise as much money as possible from your walk. If you want to Step Out! on your own, register now to receive your free fundraising pack and t-shirt or call 08080 100 200 for more information. If you want to Step Out! with your organisation register here to receive your free fundraising pack.
Hints and tips to get you started
- If you live in the countryside, explore a new trail or footpath. Your local Ramblers Association can give you some good ideas for routes.
- Get some pedometers and see which of your friends, family or colleagues can walk the furthest in a week.
- Leave the car at home and walk to work or school and be sponsored to get fit.
- Combine a walk with things you enjoy. Why not ask your golf club to arrange a pink walking and golfing day?
- Nature trails make great walks for kids or a fun day out for the family. Just remember the binoculars!
Step by step your walk will take us closer to the ultimate breakthrough – beating breast cancer once and for all. Thank you for your support.
For the past six years I’ve organised an annual walk. It started small, with just friends and family, but has really grown, especially since we posted it on Breakthrough’s Walk Finder. Lots of people from the community come along to take part every year.
Kerry Rubins, Deal, Kent
After your walk
Once you’ve completed your walk, there are four easy ways you can pay in the money you’ve raised:
Pay in your funds online quickly and safely. Afterwards, please post your receipt and sponsorship form so we can claim Gift Aid on your sponsors' donations.
Complete the Money Return Form in your fundraising pack. Enclose all your cheques/postal orders made payable to Breakthrough Breast Cancer (please don’t send cash in the post) and send to:
Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Call the Step Out! team on 08080 100 200 and make your payment over the phone. Afterwards please send us your sponsorship form so we can claim Gift Aid on your sponsor’s donations.
At the bank
Pay your money in using the paying in slip at the bottom of the Money Return Form in your pack. Take the whole form to your local HSBC branch, deposit the money then return the top section of the form to us.
Local community events map
For fantastic fundraising events in your local community check out our map.
Please get in touch with us if you’re planning your own fundraising event and you’d like to tell everyone about it via our Community Map. Email details of your event to the Community team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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