ITW Walkathon for United Way

2022 ITW & United Way ANY-K Walkathon

Your Race • Your Pace

        

 
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Complete your ANY-K on your own, with your team, or your family any time between September 11th and 17th or join an organized activity denoted by this symbol below.

 

North Coast:

 

North County:

 

Carrizo Plain/Creston/East County:

 

Morro Bay/Los Osos:

  • Beach Walk (walk): One option – walk Morro Rock to the Cayucos Pier.  Why not organize a beach clean-up along the way!  Bonus points for community service.
  • Stand-Up Paddle Board (or Kayak or Canoe) (paddle): https://www.morrobaykayakrental.com/
  • Montana de Oro (hike, ride, walk): Many hikes, bikes and beach walks to choose from!

 

SLO Area:

Avila Area:

 

5-Cities:

 

Nipomo Area:

Help us meet our goal of raising $50,000! Each Dollar raised is MATCHED by ITW Global Tire Repair!

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United Way invests in the building blocks of our community – health, education, and financial stability. We address root causes to safeguard the future of our community and empower youth to thrive.

We unite organizations in preventing problems before they start – creating lasting change. Your investment will add up to big wins for residents of SLO County.

 

 

FAQ's

How much do I have to walk? 

As much as you want! 5K? Sure! 10K? Go for it! No K? OK! This is an ANY-K. Your race. Your pace.

 

Do I have to walk? 

Nope! Not at all! We're open to any kind of physical activity that you can convert into a unit of distance. Swim. Hike. Row. Roll. Skate. Hop. Surf. If you're into it, we're into it! In fact if you'd rather not participate personally, you can still make a donation! Or even create a team!

 

How much money do I have to raise?

We ask individual participants to commit to raising at least $100. Teams should aim to raise at least $500.  You are free to raise as much money as you comfortably can. ITW will be matching every dollar we raise, so the more you raise, the bigger their match! Our campaign goal is $50,000.

 

Where will the money I raise go?

You get to choose which of our programs you’d like to support! When you register, you will have the opportunity to indicate where you’d like the funds you raise to go. If you don’t have a preference, your funds will go into our Community Impact Fund. 

What's raised in SLO County stays in SLO County!

You can choose to support:

  • Our Community Impact Fund

  • Our social justice fund, the Liberty and Justice For All Fund

  • Educational programs

  • Health programs

  • Financial stability programs

 

What is a virtual walkathon?

A virtual walkathon is an event that allows participants to walk (run, swim, roll, hike, etc.) at their own day, time, and route. Our United Way Any-K is your race, at your pace. 

 

Who do I contact if I have questions or need help with registration?

You can contact Leola Dublin Macmillan via email at ldmacmillan@unitedwayslo.org. By phone, call our office at 805-541-1234.

 

Thank you to ITW for their Global Corporate Sponsorship of United Way for over 60 years.

   Registrations are nonrefundable. Thank you for your donation! 

 

Thank you to this year's top donors!

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             Sarah Bradley, Loan Consultant, NMLS# 853000

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Honorable mention to our United Way/ITW partners Jen and Carrie Cusack, Jeff Hamm, Rick London, Jeff Brown, and the Dallidet Adobe and Gardens.

A special THANK YOU to SeaCrest Ocean Front Hotel, Madonna Inn, and Performance Athletics Gymnastics!