If you have any questions about any of the above listed information please don’t hesitate to reach out to your local staff person, Jenifer Prentiss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a registration fee?
Registration for the Walk is $25 for adults 18+ years and older, $5 for 5 years and younger. Registration includes an event t-shirt and a fundraising website.
Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?
There is no “minimum” fundraising required outside of the registration fee for adults. However, we encourage our participants to raise $250 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?
We need you to register to the event if you would like us to send your child an event t-shirt. Otherwise, no need to register officially.
I plan to participate to support one of my friends and their team. Do I still have to register?
You can make a donation to support a friend and or a team however, if you would like to raise funds and receive an event t-shirt we do need you to register to the event.
Can I walk and volunteer?
Due to the virtual platform we do not need to officially register volunteers for this year’s event.
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
Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
Are pets allowed at the event?
Will I receive an event t-shirt?
All registered participants and survivors will be mailed a signature event t-shirt.
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