10,000 REASONS TO JOIN
Is your organization looking for an inclusive and fun challenge that promotes teamwork and friendly competition?
Sign up for STEPtember, the leading health and wellness fundraising event for organizations. By motivating your workplace, teams, and co-workers to take 10,000 steps per day for 28 days, you’ll be making strides toward a more active, engaged, and productive workforce – all while helping support life-changing scientific advances in cerebral palsy research.
WHAT IS STEPTEMBER?
A global health and wellness fundraising event to support life-changing cerebral palsy research.
Challenges your organization and employees to take 10,000 steps a day and raise funds for cerebral palsy research.
An employee engagement initiative connecting your teams, departments, and office locations via one inclusive and fun challenge.
A great corporate social responsibility and health & well-being initiative for your company.
Step up for your employees well-being
Increase physical activity: 10,000 steps per day versus 3,000 steps for the average office worker.
Increased physical activity leads to less stress and improved mental health.
Healthy employees = 3x more productive.
EXPERIENCE THE BENEFITS
Satisfaction with STEPtember from participating organizations.
Positive impact on employee teamwork.
Positive impact on employee engagement within the organization.
Increased level of connection between employees.
Increase in general well-being of employees.
Source: Project Step, STEPtember 2019 Results, The Paradigm Shift.
HOW STEPTEMBER WORKS
Employees can register as individuals or in teams of up to four people.
Registrations will open in July.
Participants can move any way they like to take the equivalent of 10,000 steps per day. Over 40 activities count toward their daily steps.
Everyone can track their steps using their phone or smartwatch and sync with our app. They can also request a STEPtember pedometer.
Organizations and participants fundraise online, supported with helpful tips from the STEPtember trainers.
Online leaderboards track the progress of your teams and organization against other participating organizations.
Employees can celebrate their success on social media and encourage others to step up and join the challenge.
Digital resources will be available to help you and your employees spread the word.
If you take the first step, we’ll help you with the rest.
A team of STEPtember Trainers who have cerebral palsy will motivate participants during the whole challenge - supporting everyone as they progress toward and meet their fundraising and stepping goals.
“STEPtember is a fun way to fundraise and improve your health through a friendly competition with your colleagues, all to benefit cerebral palsy research. The advances that have been made in the past decade are remarkable – producing innovative and groundbreaking research that will drive improvement in the treatment and prevention of CP.”
— Chris Hagstrom, Financial Industry Leader
"STEPtember has brought our Abbot Downing team together to recognize our own physical fitness capabilities while recognizing those that need our help and support in our community."
— Brian Lahart, CFA Managing Director, Asset Management
"PwC appreciates how STEPtember is inclusive of all staff to work towards a common goal for this meaningful cause. Joining a team across divisions allowed for staff to work with others who might not be on their engagement team, allowing for bonds to strengthen among staff, building camaraderie while giving back to this amazing organization."
— PwC – Boston Team Champions
WHAT'S NEW FOR ORGANIZATIONS
ORGANIZATIONS ALREADY STEPPING UP TO STEPTEMBER
IN 2019, WE RAISED IN THE US AND ACROSS THE GLOBE
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