Making every step count


Step up to the challenge! Children and adults living with cerebral palsy take on physical challenges every single day. By registering for Steptember, you are helping affiliates United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County provide services to thousands of children and adults living with disabilities.

Dance, skate, bike, climb, or roll your way towards 10,000 steps a day throughout the month of September, all while raising money for an incredible cause.

So, are you ready to show us how you step? Let's get started.

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, roll.

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  1. Now

    Find three friends, family members or colleagues to register your team. Make every step count by asking all of your friends and family to sponsor you during the challenge.

  2. Sept 4th

    Enter your steps daily and enjoy the virtual journey you and your team will undertake.

  3. Oct 1st

    Feel great knowing you have improved your life as well as made a huge difference to children living with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

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

  2. Wait for your Steptember pedometer and kit to arrive in the mail.

  3. Step it up!  From September 4th to October 1st, focus on hitting 10,000 steps each day, and raising money for cerebral palsy research. 

About United Cerebral Palsy

The mission of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is to promote the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and other conditions through an affiliate network. UCP is a trusted resource for individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and their networks. Individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities deserve every opportunity to live life to the fullest. UCP strives to make that happen.

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The Organization Behind Steptember

Steptember is a trademark of Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation. Our vision is to fund the world’s best and brightest researchers in the United States to find ways to improve current interventions and ultimately find a prevention and cure for cerebral palsy. Click here to read more.