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October 6, 2024     |     Trollwood Performing Art School     |     11am

Event Overview

Get ready to be part of something big! Join us at the GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge and Family Fun Festival, where our mission is simple: bring 1,500 people from our community together for a day of movement, laughter, and acceptance.

Strap on your running shoes for the 5K fun run or take a leisurely stroll along our one-mile inspirational walk. Feeling competitive? Kids can run in the Dash for Down syndrome and feel the thrill of crossing the finish line.

That's not all! Our Family Fun Festival promises a day packed with entertainment for all ages. From games and activities to delicious food and live music, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

It's not just a race—it's a chance to make a difference, to celebrate inclusion, and to create connections that last long after the event ends.

Join us and be part of a movement that's changing lives, one step at a time. Register today!

Our Mission

We challenge you to MOVE for ACCEPTANCE

See you in

2024 Team Incentives

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  • By July 15th - Create Your Team
    You will receive a GFAC yard sign to be displayed in your yard or business prior to the event.
  • By July 31st - Raise $500
    You will receive a personalized team sign displayed at the event and to take home after the event.
  • By August 31st - Raise $1,000
    Team entered in for a special prize announced later on social media.
  • By September 7th - Raise $3,210
    Team entered in for a special prize announced later on social media.
  • By October 6th - Raise $10,000
    Receive 4 tickets to GiGi's Fargo Gala

Registration

$30 per person (Adult)
$25 per person (Adult – NO t-shirt option)
$15 per person (Youth aged 12 and under)
$10 per person (Youth – NO t-shirt option)
Free Individuals with Down syndrome (will include shirt)

*Register by August 30, 2024, by noon, to get a shirt.

Registration includes:   
Participation in all GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge Events: 5k fun run, one-mile inspirational walk, Dash for Down syndrome, and festival activities. Race medals will be awarded to children under 12 years old and all individuals with Down syndrome.

Schedule

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration, Festival & National Anthem
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 5k Fun Run
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Program, 1-mile Inspirational Walk, Dash for Down syndrome

Come rain or shine, this event will proceed as scheduled.

Trollwood Performing Arts School
801 50th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56560

Move for Acceptance Today

National 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 55+ locations.

Presenting Sponsor - $100,000

  • Exclusive event sponsorship naming rights at 55+ GFAC events, including logo on the front of all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship recognition at GiGi’s 2024 signature events
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • 30 VIP tickets to the National Gala
  • 3 Foursomes at National Golf Outing
  • Sponsor logo on National Golf Outing shirts
  • Premium ad placement in our 2024 issue of the #GenationG Magazine
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner
  • Guest Podcast Opportunity

Platinum Sponsor - $75,000

  • VIP logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship recognition at GiGi’s 2024 signature events
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • 20 VIP tickets to the National Gala
  • 2 Foursomes at National Golf Outing
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Premium ad placement in our 2024 issue of the #GenerationG Magazine
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Gold Medal Sponsor - $50,000

  • VIP logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship recognition at GiGi’s National 2024 signature events
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • 10 VIP tickets to the National Gala
  • 1 Foursomes  at National Golf Outing
  • Premium ad placement in our 2024 issue of the #GenationG Magazine
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Silver Medal Sponsor - $25,000

  • Logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • Opportunity to create a personalized plan of GiGi’s Corporate Disability DEI Initiative
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Bronze Medal Sponsor - $10,000

  • Logo placement at 55+ GFAC events and on all event t-shirts (15K+)
  • Sponsorship logo on all GFAC websites
  • Recognition on our website as a Certified #GenerationG Organizational Partner

Local Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor - $10,000

  • Company will be the title sponsor for GiGi’s Playhouse Fargo’s event.
  • Logo recognition on start/finish banner
  • Logo on main event signage
  • Recognition on event t-shirt*, social media, website, and event slide show
  • Sponsorship recognition along walk route
  • Table at event to share information about your organization or business.
  • Recognition during walk program
  • Ten registrations for the run/walk

Champion Sponsor - $5,000

  • Recognition during Dash for Down syndrome powered by your company name.
  • Logo recognition on start/finish banner
  • Logo on main event signage
  • Recognition on event t-shirt*, social media, website, and event slide show
  • Sponsorship recognition along walk route
  • Table at event to share information about your organization or business.
  • Recognition during walk program
  • Eight registrations for the run/walk

Momentum Sponsor - $2,500

  • Logo recognition on start/finish banner
  • Logo on main event welcome signage
  • Recognition on event t-shirt*, social media, website, and event slide show
  • Sponsorship recognition along walk route
  • Table at event to share information about your organization or business.
  • Recognition during walk program
  • Six registrations for the run/walk

Mile Sponsor - $1,500

  • Logo on a mile marker of 5k fun run
  • Recognition on event t-shirt*, social media, website, and event slide show
  • Table or tent (provided by sponsor) at mile marker with opportunity to bring your own swag.
  • Recognition during walk program

Photobooth Sponsor -  $1,500

  • Logo on photo booth photos
  • Recognition on event t-shirt*, social media, website and event slide show
  • Recognition during walk program

Hospitality Sponsor - $1,500

  • Business logo displayed at refreshment tables
  • Recognition on event t-shirt*, social media, website and event slide show
  • Recognition during walk program

Pathfinder Sponsor - $1,000

  • Recognition on event t-shirt*, social media, website, and event slide show
  • Sponsorship recognition along walk route
  • Table at event to interact with participants through organization or business.
  • Recognition during walk program
  • Four registrations for the run/walk

Friend Sponsor - $500

  • Recognition on website and event slide show
  • Sponsorship recognition along walk route
  • Table at event to share information about your organization or business.
  • Two registrations for the run/walk

Thank you to our sponsors!

National Sponsors

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