Q. When is the Virtual Challenge?
A. Virtual Challenge is the entire month of October!
Q. Where is the Virtual Challenge?
A. Wherever you want it to be! We encourage you to achieve your pleged hours however you want.
Q. What is Virtual Challenge?
A. During the month of October, Komen Atlanta is challenging Atlanta to GET UP! We challenge each participant to pledge 8 hours of physical activity. They can accomplish this anyway that works best for you! This could be running a marathon, taking a yoga class, or doing a cycling class. The possibilities are endless!
Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible?
A. No, your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Virtual Challenge and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount that you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible.
Q. What is included in the registration fee?
A. You will get a participant platform, a medal, and access to our celebration party at the end of October.
Q. How will I receive my medal?
A. You will recieve the medal at the celebration party on October 23rd. Won't be able to make it? We will miss you and can send you your medal in the mail.
Q. Does Virtual Challenge require fundraising?
A. You are not required to fundraise, but we do encourage all participants to fundraise above the entry fee to help us provide services for those who need us most. Plus, if you raise $25 you will unlock a super cool tshirt!
Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A. Yes! Up to seventy-five percent of the net income from the challenge stays right here in our community to fund vital breast cancer health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs. To see a list of our current grantee programs, please visit our Grantee page. The remaining twenty-five percent supports Komen’s global research programs.
Q. Where do I send donations?
A. For participant tracking and donor tax purposes, we suggest all donations be made online. Check donations may be mailed to: P.O. Box 934048, Atlanta, GA 31193-4048. Please do not mail cash.
For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include an Offline Donation Form with your check.