We are counting down the days to the official return of the JDRF OneWalk Utah at the Shops at South Town on Saturday, May 21, 2022. YOU can still make an impact on the future of T1D research by joining us at walk.jdrf.org/utah.
In celebration of Walk Day, there’s one more chance to DOUBLE your impact coming up on May 4 and 5. The first $10,000 in online transactions will be matched dollar for dollar by our friends at WCF Insurance and get you closer to earning fun event day incentives!
- Raise $100 and earn the 2022 JDRF OneWalk t-shirt! Your t-shirt will be sent directly to your home before Walk Day! (To ensure your shirt arrives in time for Walk Day, hit this milestone by Sunday, May 8, 2022)
- Raise $1,000 and become a V1P Fundraiser! V1P fundraisers will earn an exclusive dry-wicking t-shirt, convenient V1P parking, and access to the V1P Tent on Walk Day for more special swag!
- Raise $1,500 and earn a custom printed tribute sign of your T1D Champion along the Mile of Hope! The best part? Your Mile of Hope sign is yours to take home after Walk Day. (Fundraising level must be achieved by Wednesday, May 11, 2022)
- Raise $3,000+ and become a Top Team! Top Teams will receive special recognition on Walk Day signage and earn their own 10×10 tent tent in the Top Team Village. (Fundraising level must be earned by Friday, May 6, 2022 to qualify for benefit)
Here are some helpful frequently asked questions to help you navigate Walk Day:
What time does the Walk start?
Check in begins at 7:30am on May 21. The Opening Ceremony will start at 8:45am and the route will begin at 9am. Please ensure adequate time to park so you don’t miss the kick off of the route!
How do I get my OneWalk T-Shirt?
This year, t-shirts are being sent directly to your home as soon as you achieve the $100 fundraising milestone. To have your shirt by Walk Day, make sure to achieve this level by May 8, 2022.
Will there be food on Walk Day?
Yes, there will be food and beverages available on Walk Day! This year you can expect more grab-and-go style food: protein and granola bars, fruits, yogurt, etc. You are more than welcome to bring more/different food for your team!
What kind of activities can I expect?
There will be many activities to keep the entire family entertained! Head on over to the Kid’s Zone to build your own Home Depot activity kit, get OneWalk temporary tattoos, play yard games and enjoy the bounce house.
Can I volunteer on Walk Day?
Absolutely! We need over 100 volunteers to bring you the magic of Walk Day. CLICK HERE to sign up and reach out to Mackenzie Turner with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-518-6736.
Can I turn in donations on Walk Day?
Please try to mail in your cash/check donations in advance of Walk Day. Include a note with the walker/team you would like the gifts credited to and send to:
JDRF Mountain West
C/O Utah Walk
3001 Metro Drive, Suite 100
Bloomington, MN 55425
Will there be T1D Identifiers this year?
Yes! If you are one of our superheroes living with T1D, please stop by the Check In tent to pick up your 2022 T1D Identifier lapel pin.
Is the route stroller/wheelchair friendly?
Yes! The Walk route is approximately 2 miles long and is entirely paved – so feel free to bring your strollers, wagons and wheelchairs!
This is my first time at a JDRF OneWalk. Is there anything special I should do?
Make sure to stop by the New Families tent! Here you will get the chance to meet veteran families who “get it,” have your questions about JDRF answered, pick up your New Family drawstring backpack and your First Year Walker lapel pin.
Are dogs allowed?
Absolutely! Friendly dogs that are comfortable in crowds are allowed on the One Walk event site and along the route, but please do not bring your furry friends inside the Shops at South Town.
We cannot wait to see you on May 21!
Still have questions? Reach out to your JDRF Teammate Mackenzie at email@example.com or 801-518-6736.