Team Kapinos; Gina & Katie
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Team Kapinos; Gina & Katie
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Katie and I are participating in the Special Gifts Theatre Virtual 5K-Your Way!  If you know us, you know that we are not runners but we can walk, and we've been training for this event for the last few weeks!  I have been part of the Special Gifts Theatre team for the last three years and it's truly been an honor!  Special Gifts runs musical theatre programs for children and adults with special needs. For months they work with our wonderful staff of therapeutic professionals and their mainstream peer mentors to put on a full blown musical for their family, friends and community members.  SGT is a non-profit and as the Finance Manager I can attest to the fact that the fees we collect only cover 30% of the program expenses and we never turn away a student for financial reasons...which is one more reason why I love this organization.  Please consider supporting Katie and I as we support SGT and it's "Shining Stars"!

ABOUT Virtual 5K

 

SGT Virtual 5k.....Your Way

You Do YOU......For SGT!

This year's annual 5k fundraiser is both virtual and adaptable....meaning you can participate on your schedule with an activity that suits you!

Run, walk, dance, swim, golf, hike, hop, skip, swing, bike, paddle, sail, roll, scoot - you can even hula hoop if you choose!

WHEN:      

October 1-18, 2020 - pick a day - pick a time that is most convenient to you.**

WHERE:     

Anywhere you choose (yes, really! - you choose!)

WHAT:      

Not a runner? Not a problem.....You choose the 5k skill that best fits you!

HOW:     

Click HERE to create your fundraising page - it's easy!

***A minimum $30.00 donation is required to activate your page.***

 

Thank you for your support of SGT --- although this ongoing pandemic impacts all of us, SGT has found a way to look in a different direction to raise funds--yet keep our annual tradition to host a 5k. Luckily, our "super-powers" are adaptability and creativity!

And remember, your generosity helps to foster self-confidence, social and language skills, both on and off the stage, for all of our SGT students!

Will you support SGT by signing up today to be a fundraiser for this year's SGT 5k.....Your Way?

Yes, I want to join in --- what are my next steps?

  1. First, register as a fundraiser HERE.  Please note: If you already have a Special Gifts Theatre account, select "Login" instead of "Create New Account." If you have an account, your user name will be your email address.
  2. Create your fundraising page. If you would like us to create your fundraising page, send an email to Special Gifts Theatre and we will do it for you.
  3. Once your page is complete, you can create or join a team! Look for the "team" tab on your fundraising page.
  4. Donate $30.00 to activate your fundraising page.
  5. Watch for your personal invitation to our private SGT 5k Your Way Facebook page. Join the group for info on training, fundraising, and much more! (Not on Facebook, no problem, we'll also send weekly emails to all registered fundraisers).
  6. Raise funds --- let all your friends and families know what you are doing to support SGT! Encourage them to donate money to your page or sign up to be a fundraiser and participate in the virtual 5k too!
  7. Start training for your 5k......your way! All fundraisers will receive a printable race bib by October 1.
  8. Between October 1-18, do the 5k....Your Way! You can even do it spread out on more than one day if you want! All fundraisers will receive a certificate of completion and an exclusive SGT facemask!
  9. And don't forget to join us for the 5k....Your Way live streamed event on Sunday, October 4! 
  10. Check back often to our private Facebook group as well as our other social media pages -- Facebook & Instagram for incentives, fundraising ideas, and more!
  11. Don't forget to send us videos, pictures, selfies of your 5k activity!
  12. Have fun!!

At this time I can't join as a fundraiser, but I'd love to donate to the SGT 5k.....Your Way!

Great, thank you so much--- we would love to have your support for our 5k! Click the DONATE button at the top of this page or click HERE.

If your company is looking for a way to help support SGT's virtual 5k, please click HERE for sponsorship information.

Questions? Email us HERE

**SGT 5k....Your Way campaign runs through October 31, 2020. Registration as a fundraiser is open until October 18, 2020.

Thank you! We appreciate your support of Special Gifts Theatre!

#SGT5K

#SGT5KYourWay

 

 

Special Gifts Theatre

 P.O. Box 2231  ♦  Northbrook, IL 60065-2231  ♦  (847) 564-7704   

SGT5k@specialgiftstheatre.org

Supporters
Name Date Amount Comments
Janice Kapinos 08/08/2020 $102.98 You go ladies!
Jane Edwards 08/07/2020 $25.98  
Chris Macintyre 08/07/2020 $25.98  
Gina Kapinos 08/03/2020 $61.91  
  Total $216.85  
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