Making every step count


STEP up to the challenge! Children and adults living with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities take on physical challenges every single day. Join teams from around the world and challenge yourself to take 10,000 steps for 28 days and raise vital funds for people living with Cerebral Palsy - a condition that affects movement - and other disabilities.

How it works

Use a fitness tracker, smartphone app, or pedometer to track your activity throughout the challenge. You can step any way you like! Dance, run, surf, cycle, swim

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  1. Now

    Make every step count by asking your friends and family to sponsor you during the challenge.

  2. Sept 1st

    Enter your steps daily and be entertained by the virtual journey you and your team will undertake.

  3. Sept 28th

    Feel great knowing that you have changed your own life for the better as well as making a huge difference to children living with disabilities.

  1. Choose 3 friends or colleagues and register your team today.

  2. Decide which fitness tracker, smartphone app, or pedometer you will use to track your activity. If you would like us to mail you a pedometer, select the $30 paid registration option and we'll send one your way.

  3. Mark the 1st- 28th of September on your calendar and start planning how you will get the most steps into your day and how you can make the most of your fundraising by using the tools provided.

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For people living with disabilities

Taking 10,000 steps a day is one heck of a challenge! But every step will be made easier knowing it's all for a very worthy cause. Every dollar you raise will provide vital equipment, therapy and services to children and adults living with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities.

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Fundraising Ideas

There are lots of ways to fundraise & you can do it any way you like

Steptembe with Grace Amanda

Mike and Kim

Matched 20% of all donations from friends & family

Raised $3,400.85

Mrs. Gonzales

Kerrie's Bakery

Held bake sales every weekend

Raised $800

Being Honored in 2013

John & his friends

Hosted a 5k race to raise awareness and funds

Raised $2,500

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Get your workplace involved

STEPtember will motivate your employees to be more active, more engaged and provides a ready made team building activity for organizations large and small. Thousands of employees around the world are already doing it - don't let yourself get left behind.

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Know someone stepping?

Make every step count. By sponsoring a friend, family member or colleague who is participating in STEPtember you will be making an enormous difference to the lives of people living with disabilities and their families. Not to mention the difference you will make to your friend who is doing all the hard work. Did you know the average office worker only takes 3000 steps per day? Your friend has stepped up to the challenge of 10,000 steps per day!

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Thanks for making a huge difference to thousands of people with disabilities and their families. 

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