Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I begin?
Want to Participate? Just register here and join us!
You can now create and manage your own personal page, share your photos, goals and get sponsors.
Want to sponsor a participant? Click here for details.
2. Am I required to collect donations/sponsors as part of participating in the walk?
No. Every participant that signs up for the walk gets a personal fundraising page as part of registering however participants do not need to solicet donations or sponsorships from friends and family if they aren't comfortable. Your registration fee is a donation towards brain tumor research.
3. Can I mail a check for for my registration fee?
No. Online registrations must be paid with a debit or credit card.
4. What is the address of the event?
For 2021 there will be no in-person event, but rather a virtual walk. You can do your walk wherever you'd like.
5. How can my sponsors submit payment?
Online contributions can be made by credit card on the walker's personalized page. Direct your sponsors to click the blue "Sponsor a Walker" near the top of the home page and then search for and click on your name.
6. I am concerned that I might not be able to raise the required funds. Will I be able to do it?
Even if you've never raised money before, our materials and strategies will make it easy for you to solicit and collect sponsorships from friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, and others. Experience has shown that it is not only possible, but enjoyable, to set and reach your goals. Please refer to the sample letters found on your personal fundraising page center to get started and you will be surprised to see how quickly friends, family, and co-workers will respond to your request to help this wonderful cause. Just remember to make it personal as well, as you want them to know that they are sponsoring YOU and YOUR efforts! And, many companies offer charitable donation matching programs, make sure to ask your sponsors to check with their employers, as it will help you meet your goal even more quickly.
7. Do You Participate Alone or as a Team?
Either! Participants can participate alone, create a team or join a team!
8. Is there a refund/exchange policy?
Yes. If a donation was made accidentally or for the wrong amount, simply make us aware of the issue and we will be happy to make any necessary refunds, changes or corrections. Walk registration fees are not refundable.
9. Can I just make a donation?
Absolutely! You do not need to register to donate to the cause. You can sponsor a walker by clicking the "Sponsor a Walker" button on the home page, or you can click on the "Sponsor the Event" button on the home page to make a general donation to the event.
10. Where does my money go?
Proceeds from the event go to the Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc, a 501(C)3 nonprofit public charity. 100% will be used only for brain tumor research (all event costs have been donated by our sponsors!). Your donation is tax deductable. Click the "About" link in the header above to see more information about the Musella Foundation.