Who does the Dunkin’ JOY Run benefit? The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation funds local organizations making a difference for kids. Funds raised through this year’s Virtual Run will help support local health and hunger relief grants for kids battling hunger or illness.
Can I participate in the 100-mile challenge if I’m not a runner? Yes! You can walk or run the 100 miles.
Do I have to be on a team to register and participate? No! Anyone can register and walk as an individual.
Can I change my fundraising goal after I've already registered? Yes, absolutely! You can make this update when you are logged into your Participant Portal.
How do I track my miles? Starting on June 1st runners will need to log into their Participant Portal to log their miles daily using the MILE TRACKER TOOL. Don’t forget to post your mileage updates to social media using the earned mile badges found on Instagram.
Can I automatically sync my miles from my Fitbit or smart watch? Unfortunately, we do not have the capability to sync the miles tracker with smart devices. All miles must be entered manually.
When will I receive my fundraising incentives?Incentives will be mailed out at the end of the Dunkin' JOY Run to allow for more time to fundraise!
I'm a Dunkin' Runner who completed the 100 mile challenge. How do I submit my photo for inclusion on the billboard? E-mail the name you registered with, the number of miles you completed, along with a photo to firstname.lastname@example.org by July15th.
What to say: Personal stories help show people why the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation is important to you. Tell your personal story or team's story.
How to send: Email and text message remain two of the best ways to inspire donations from friends and family.
Use your network: Your network includes your family, friends, colleagues, neighbors, and many more. Use them to your advantage!
Social Media: Utilizing social media is an effective and easy way to fundraise. Now that you've created your story you can share it along with your fundraising page link via Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter or LinkedIn.
Thank your donors: It is best to thank people as soon as you receive their donation, but also follow up after the event to share photos and details about your experience. Keeping your donors involved not only makes them feel appreciated but may also encourage them to donate again in the future. It's also a great idea to thank your team for joining you in this journey as well.