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16th Annual Awareness Walk, the REACH Rally
The REACH Rally is an event that celebrates individuals with disabilities while increasing awareness and inclusion. This event is a family friendly event that includes an afternoon with food, bounce houses, awards, barrel train, entertainment, a silent auction, dunking booth, and a one-mile walk down the beautiful trail-de-paris.
During the past years pandemic, RRVDSS & The REACH Center have continued serving it's members with the resources we've had available. Due to COVID and not being able to have the 2020 REACH Rally; funds raised from this years RALLY are very important to the continuation of services to our members and their families.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)
When and where is the REACH Rally?
The 2021 REACH Rally is Saturday, October 16, from 11am-2pm at
The Love Civic Center Pavilion.
What actually happens at the REACH Rally?
The REACH Rally is an afternoon of fun that consists of a one-mile
walk (for those that wish to do the walk) in which anyone can participate
without special training. The walk ends an afternoon of entertainment
including carnival games, music, food, awards, awareness, a silent
auction and even inflatable fun for the kids! The Rally will begin at
11 am with the one-mile walk down the beautiful Trail –de – Paris
beginning at 1 pm. The day is all about celebrating individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities.
There’s lots of talk about teams? Why would I create a team?
Many families, groups of friends, and organizations create a team to rally behind and celebrate their loved one with a disability and/or support the disability community. They choose a team captain, and everyone helps to recruit team members and raise funds. RRVDSS & The REACH Center holds contests to recognize the highest fundraising team and the largest team! Check out the team captain toolkit below.
Do I have to have a team?
Teams are not required, but are a fun way to gather your family and friends as one united cause and show support for your loved one with a disability.
What health and safety precautions will be in place for the event?
The health and safety of our community is our first priority. We will follow CDC health guidelines and we will have a first aid station.
To sign up your team, just select the "REGISTER YOUR TEAM" button below, join a team or register as an individual, select the “REGISTER AND DONATE” button below, and to sponsor the REACH Rally or a team, select the “BECOME A SPONSOR” button below. After you register, you can start your team or personal fundraising page by following the instructions in your registration confirmation OR we will set it up for you.
If you cannot participate in this event but would like to make a donation to the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society & REACH Center, please select the DONATE NOW button, below the Team & Sponsor tabs. You’ll be taken to a secure donation site to make your donation.
Become a Sponsor
Sponsor the REACH Rally. Your sponsorship can be credited to a specific team.
Get this years REACH Rally T-Shirt (See design on the left) for free when you make a donation of $25 or more!
Important Deadlines to Remember
Sponsorship money due by print deadline - September 22, 2021
Team t-shirt orders due to the REACH Center - September 28, 2021
Team Money due to the REACH Center - October 14, 2021
VIP Rules - The top three fundraising teams will receive a VIP area at the REACH Rally. This area will consist of a tent, table, up to 8 chairs, 8 prizes for the team, 5 2021 calendars and a sign for your teams inspiration!
Team money MUST be turned in no later than October 14, 2021 at 6:00pm in order to be eligible for this prize.
Click the logo to the right to support one of this year's teams!