Event Details: Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk

Sunday, June 14, 2020, Virtual Event


Enjoy the 25th Anniversary Video!

Date: Sunday, June 14, 2020
Location: Northern CA Brain Tumor Community Facebook Page
Event Begins: 10:00 AM
Remembrance Ceremony: will still be held virtually at end of event program. Plan to post photos and names of your loved ones in the comments thread during this ceremony.

Walking in the Bay Area: Due to COVID-19 we have transitioned the Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk to a virtual platform. We invite you to walk in your neighborhood, take photos that reflect your community and share what you see by using #BayAreaBrainTumorWalk and #GoGrayInTheBay. We may just include your images in the event day program.

Volunteer Information Interested in volunteering for this event? Learn more about volunteer opportunities

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 jprentiss@braintumor.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).
Learn more.

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?

You decide.

Will I receive an event t-shirt?

All registered participants and survivors will be mailed a signature event t-shirt.

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