2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis Sponsorship Opportunities

2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis
Sponsorship Opportunities
The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual, nationwide event that raises
awareness and funds to fight arthritis. It is a tremendous opportunity to help improve the lives of
millions of people who live every day with the burden of arthritis.
About the Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation is THE national health organization dedicated to finding a cure for arthritis.
Arthritis is Costly
 Arthritis costs our economy $128 billion annually
 Arthritis was the second most expensive condition treated in U.S. hospitals in 2011
Arthritis is Everywhere
 Arthritis is America’s No. 1 cause of disability
 Arthritis strikes more than 52 million Americans, including 300,000 children
What is the Arthritis Foundation doing?
 Fighting for greater access to and affordability of critical medications
 Advocating for more pediatric rheumatologists
 Providing proven programs to help people with arthritis live better
 Funding cutting-edge research and working toward a cure
Event Overview
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Location: Lake Shawnee, Shelter No. 1 (3137 SE 29th Street)
Join 200 or more of your closest friends at the picturesque Lake Shawnee, where we’ll have a
shelter house all to ourselves before and after embarking on a 1- or 3-mile walk. Nearby
amenities include playgrounds, a marina, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, open spaces, a
campground, a golf course and more! And don’t forget to bring your four-legged friends, as dogs
are absolutely invited!
Participants:
 1 in 5 Walk to Cure Arthritis participants self-identify as having arthritis.
 49 percent of all participants are between the ages of 25-44, with an average age of 29
 The average household income of participants is $55,000-plus
 This event brings together a mixed demographic of families, professionals (medical and
otherwise), students, seniors, young adults and teens
2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis
Sponsorship Opportunities
Presenting Sponsor
$10,000
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Recognition as the event’s exclusive Local
Presenting sponsor.
Access to participant mailing list (one time
use) pre or post event.
Recognition in Save the Date email.
Two emails to participants with company
name, tagline and link to website. (Along
with various other email opportunities,
inquire for more detail.)
Two social media messages including
company name, tagline and link to website.
Recognition at the Kickoff.
Workplace presentation and team
recruitment assistance.
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Company logo and link to website on the
Walk to Cure Arthritis website.
Logo on Walk to Cure Arthritis t-shirt.
Display booth at the event.
Invitation to include promotional items in
goodie bags at the Walk to Cure Arthritis.
Verbal and logo recognition on stage at the
event.
Various other event day signage
opportunities.
Ten VIP passes for the VIP Area at the
event.
Partnership Sponsor
$5,000
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Access to participant mailing list (one time
use) pre or post event.
Recognition in Save the Date email.
One email to participants with company
name, tagline and link to website. (Along
with various other email opportunities,
inquire for more detail.)
Two social media messages including
company name, tagline and link to website.
Recognition at the Kickoff.
Workplace presentation and team
recruitment assistance.
Company logo in the Walk to Cure Arthritis
brochure.
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Company logo and link to website on the
Walk to Cure Arthritis website.
Logo on Walk to Cure Arthritis t-shirt.
Display booth at the event.
Invitation to include promotional items in
goodie bags for participants.
Verbal and logo recognition on stage at the
event.
Various other event day signage
opportunities.
Eight VIP passes for the VIP Area at the
event.
2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis
Sponsorship Opportunities
Supporting Sponsor
$2,000
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Recognition in Save the Date email.
One email to participants with company
name, tagline and link to website.
One social media message including
company name, tagline and link to website.
Recognition at the Kickoff.
Workplace presentation and team
recruitment assistance.
Company logo in the Walk to Cure Arthritis
brochure.
Company logo and link to website on the
Walk to Cure Arthritis website.
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
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Logo on Walk to Cure Arthritis t-shirt.
Display booth at the event.
Invitation to include promotional items in
goodie bags for participants.
Verbal and logo recognition on stage at the
event.
Six VIP passes for the VIP Area at the
event.
Contributing/Booth Sponsor
$1,000
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Recognition in Save the Date email.
One email to participants with company
name, tagline and link to website.
Recognition at the Kickoff.
Workplace presentation and team
recruitment assistance.
Company logo on the Walk to Cure Arthritis
website. Logo on Walk to Cure Arthritis tshirt.
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Display booth at the event.
Verbal and logo recognition on stage at the
event.
Four VIP passes for the VIP Area at the
event.
Thank you for your thoughtful consideration of sponsorship of the Walk to Cure Arthritis – Topeka. Our partners and
sponsors are vital to the success of this organization.
For more information, please contact Steve Rock at (913) 262-2233 or [email protected]
The Arthritis Foundation office is located at 2901 SW Burlingame Road, Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66611.