Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a registration fee?
There are no registration fees for a Brain Tumor Walk. However, you are required to register in order to participate in the walk and gain access to all event activities.
Upon registration, you will receive a personal fundraising page and useful online tools to help you jumpstart your efforts. Even after the event is over, you will still have access to your personal fundraising page, allowing you to maximize your impact in the fight against brain tumors.
Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?
Adults are encouraged to raise a minimum of $200 or more to help fund the discovery of a cure and better treatments for brain tumors.
Where do Brain Tumor Events funds go?
Proceeds from the event support research to find a cure for brain tumors, public policy advocacy, and patient information to make sure the critical needs of the brain tumor community are met, through the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS).
Do I need to register my children?
Children ages 6-17 are required to register. Children ages 5 and under do not need to register for this event.
I plan to participate to support one of my friends and their team. Do I still have to register?
If you are walking, running or riding you must register to participate. If you plan to attend as a cheering section, you do not need to register. Registration is open the day of the event.
Can I walk and volunteer?
What are Matching Gift Programs?
Many employers have matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Ask your employer or HR department for more information. Generally, you will be asked to complete and submit a form to NBTS for approval. This form can be sent to the above address.
To whom do I make checks payable?
All checks can be made payable to the National Brain Tumor Society. If you wish to support a Walk participant, please complete this form
and send to:
National Brain Tumor Society
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
Are pets allowed at the event?
Pet policies vary, and are based on the rules of each venue. If pets are permitted at the venue, please keep your pets on a leash at all times. And, if your pet does not do well in large crowds, please consider leaving them at home. Please do not leave your pet in your car during the event.
Will I receive an event t-shirt?
To maximize every dollar raised, we only provide event T-shirts to registered survivors and volunteers. However, we also offer T-shirts for adults and children at each event, in exchange for a donation.
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