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On June 12, 2022 GiGi’s Playhouse Fox Valley will join the 5k Run, 1 mile Walk and Dash for Down syndrome at the NOW Arena as a part of the national GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge. We will join all GiGi’s locations in spreading ACCEPTANCE FOR ALL around the globe.  

Designed for the entire family, this event has something for people of all ages and abilities. Featuring a 5K Run, a 1-Mile Inspirational Walk, and a Kids’ Dash, this event is one you don’t want to miss! 

Though our location and date have changed- we are still fundraising for Fox Valley and are joining in the fun with our Hoffman Estates playhouse!!!! 

At GiGi’s, our mission is to inspire and empower individuals with Down syndrome to succeed in life but also to spread awareness and acceptance for ALL.  Dreams, hopes, and plans for the future are the driving force! We set high expectations and encourage everyone to achieve their “Best of All” in everything they do.  There are NO LIMITS to what they can achieve!  Please consider supporting this important event as a participant, donor, or sponsor. 

Register, create your team and share the message of acceptance. 

$21 Adults
$10 Children (under 13)
$10 Individuals with Down syndrome 

Register by May 15th to guarantee your shirt is available prior to the event! 

Packet pick-up is available at GiGi’s Playhouse Thursday and Friday prior to the event. Times will be announced soon!!! 

At GiGi’s, our mission is to inspire and empower individuals with Down syndrome to succeed in life but also to spread awareness and acceptance for ALL.  Dreams, hopes, and plans for the future are the driving force! We set high expectations and encourage everyone to achieve their “Best of All” in everything they do.  There are NO LIMITS to what they can achieve!  Please consider supporting this important event as a participant, donor, or sponsor.

Register, create your team and share the message of acceptance.

$21 Adults
$10 Children (under 13)
$10 Individuals with Down syndrome

Register by May 15th to guarantee your shirt is available prior to the event!

Packet pick-up available at GiGi’s Playhouse Thursday and Friday prior to the event. Times will be announced soon

Infographic run of show (600x400)

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

Local Sponsorships

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

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

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.)