The 2012 World CP Challenge raised $1535 total, including the $460 raised by the participating teams. There were 13 teams, 43 individuals participated in this year's challenge.
6,041,093 steps were taken!
Thank you to all the participants for all your hard work!
Steps - Shemko Strong
Money Raised- Jo Gavin
Steps- Bart Boswell
Money Raised- Johnny Burgess
Steps- Butterfly Soup
Money Raised- Steppin' With A Purpose
Steps- Merlots & Pinots
Money Raised- Merlots & Pinots
The World CP Challenge is a readymade staff engagement activity which will improve the health and wellness of your employees, increase morale and have a positive impact on the lives of people with cerebral palsy. In teams of four, your employees track their daily step count by wearing a pedometer, and record their results on the interactive World CP Challenge website. Each day participants enter their steps, and watch as their team progress up a virtual mountain. The aim for each team is to reach the summit by the end of the four weeks. There are three different levels to choose from, depending on the fitness level of the team (and how ambitious they are). World CP Challenge is not just about walking your way to better health – participants can run, cycle, swim or even play lawn bowls to reach their daily step target. There are over forty activities to choose from including activities suitable for people with a disability. Teams are encouraged to fundraise throughout the event using an online fundraising mechanism. This will make a huge difference to the lives of people with cerebral palsy.
80% of all proceeds go to benefits United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas' programs and services.
A healthy workforce has a positive impact on the overall performance of an organization. Employers told us at the completion of last year’s event that they saw increased team work and morale, strengthened interdepartmental communication and reduced sick days.
Feedback from last year’s participants told us:
80% experienced increased physical activity
33% lost weight
86% had increased energy levels
20% were able to handle stress better & had improved sleep patterns
80% chose to make a difference by fundraising
97% of participants said they would participate again.
Participants will receive regular motivational communications, complete with health and wellness tips and messages to increase engagement.
Integrated leader boards allow staff to see how they are tracking against other teams within your organization and promote friendly competition between departments or different sites.
United Cerebral Palsy can also work with you and your internal communications staff to design a communications plan to maximise the benefits for your employees.
$25 per person or $100 per team of four. An invoice option is available for organizations that pay for staff participation along with administration rights so the organisation can follow the progress of teams.
Each participant receives a kit with two pedometers, welcome letter and a booklet of fundraising tips.