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Run, Walk, or Dash with us at the ballpark or virtually from wherever you are!

Join us for our first ever 5k, 1 mile walk, and dash for Down syndrome! Whether you're setting a goal to run your first 5k or want to do something fun and active with your whole family, come out and help us raise awareness for our friends with Down syndrome! Get up and MOVE for ACCEPTANCE with us on Saturday, May 21st at Canal Park (the Rubber Ducks stadium) in Akron!

Help us surpass our numbers from last year! In 2021:
81 People have pledged
17 Teams have pledged
$20,534 Raised

Canton 2022 GFAC Info Block (600x400)

Thank you to our current 2022 sponsors:

$1,000 Jogger Sponsor

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$500 Walker Sponsor

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Special thanks to:

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Sponsorship Opportunities

All National Sponsors receive the following benefits

  • Recognized as a National Sponsor on the main event webpage (3.5 million) and direct email blasts (200,000+)
  • Recognition as #GenerationG - Certified organization in GiGi’s Playhouse Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Link on all national emails pre- and post-event
  • Recognition on all media advisories/releases and promotional efforts across 60 locations.

Naming Sponsor

$500,000

  • Exclusive global naming rights and logo placement for 60+ in-person and 70+ virtual events
  • Exclusive one-year naming rights for GiGiFit Program in all GiGi’s Playhouses Nationwide
  • Exclusive recognition and tickets to GiGi’s signature public events: our annual Gala and golf outing
  • VIP Speaking Opportunity available at all 60+ in-person events
  • VIP meet-and-greet events with ambassadors and advocates
  • Spotlight social media posts on GiGi’s accounts throughout the year
  • Professionally produced promo video (up to 3 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media
  • First opportunity for renewal of presenting sponsor

Visionary Sponsor

$250,000

  • VIP logo placement for 60+ in-person and 70+ virtual events
  • VIP Speaking Opportunity available at all 60+ in-person events
  • VIP meet-and-greet events with ambassadors and advocates
  • VIP recognition and tickets to GiGi’s signature public events: our annual Gala and golf outing
  • Spotlight social media posts on GiGi’s accounts throughout the year
  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 3 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)

Gold Medal Sponsor

$100,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 2 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • Two exclusive recognitions on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of events (60+ in-person events, 70+ virtual)

Silver Medal Sponsor

$50,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 2 minutes in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • Two exclusive recognitions on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of events (60+ in-person events, 70+ virtual)

Bronze Medal Sponsor

$25,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 1 minute in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • Two exclusive recognitions on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of events (60+ in person, 70+ virtual)

Champion Medal Sponsor

$10,000

  • Professionally-produced promo video (up to 30 seconds in length) of your brand to be used on all event media platforms including social media (sponsor must provide base content)
  • One exclusive recognition on GiGi’s national social media
  • Logo included in day-of local event

All Local Sponsorships receive the following benefits:

  • Logo on sponsor sign
  • Logo on playhouse website

Racer Sponsor

$5,000

  • Custom Sign (Banner) designed and displayed at sponsored location
  • Logo on Event Signage
  • Logo Inclusion in local Media Print Advertisements
  • Listing in Press Releases
  • Logo on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)
  • Logo Included in 5 Social Media
  • Inclusion in Announcements at event
  • Logo prominently displayed on local event t-shirt

Sprinter Sponsor

$2,500

  • Custom Yard Sign designed and displayed at sponsored location
  • Logo Inclusion in local Media Print Advertisements
  • Listing in Press Releases
  • Logo on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)
  • Logo Included in 3 Social Media
  • Inclusion in Announcements at event
  • Logo prominently displayed on local event t-shirt

Jogger Sponsor

$1,000

  • Logo Inclusion in Local Media Print Advertisements
  • Listing in Press Releases
  • Logo on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)
  • Logo Included in 1 Social Media
  • Inclusion in Announcements at event

Walker Sponsor

$500

  • Name Inclusion in Media Print Advertisements
  • Name on Event Publicity (Posters, E-blasts, etc.)