Every Step Counts 2013
Saturday, June 8th at Anne Arundel Community College
Join the Celebration – Help People with Special Abilities.
Join the fun! – Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Children’s Games and Prizes, Live Music, Great Food – Register Today
Every Step Counts is a walk and bike-a-thon benefiting Bello Machre and the hundreds of people we serve. Whether you take one step or 100 – your support will make a difference in the hearts of people with developmental disabilities.
Thanks to our Event Sponsor Dimensional Health Care Associates for sponsoring this great event. Read more.
Get your friends, family, and co-workers to sponsor you by making a pledge for your participation.
It's easy to get involved!
Online - Individual and Team Registration – Use our Join Me fundraising tools!
- Make a Personal Web Page – register, create, and promote your webpage through Join Me. It can be for an individual, club, organization, company, or group of people.
- Raise money and collect pledges by networking with friends, family, and co-workers through email or Facebook!
- Track your fundraising progress.
- Find your Team Web-Page or Supporter Web-Page
Register Online – Register for the event without creating a web page or using our fundraising tools.
Donate Today – Make a general Every Step Counts donation.
Download a Pledge Form – Fill out and mail in your registration. Then collect and write in your pledges on your form. Make sure you collect the money as you sign people up. You can also turn pledges in the day of the event. All major credit cards are accepted.
Be a Volunteer – Each of our volunteer crews will have a Crew Captain who will serve as the lead volunteer for that group. Some examples of our volunteer crews are: set-up, clean-up, cheerleaders, route support, and much more. Crew Captains must be 21-years-old and up, able to lift 25-30 lbs, and available to help the entire time (6:30AM – 1:00PM).
Every Step Counts Event Activities
* Live Music * Children’s Games and Prizes * Face Painting * Moon Bounce * Lulu the Clown and much, much, more!
Visit us on Facebook for more pictures.
Every Step Counts 2012 Recap
WOW – what a great day for Bello Machre and the folks we serve. Spirits were high and the enthusiasm was contagious from the hundreds who came out to walk and bike in Every Step Counts 2012. Thanks to you, this year's event was by far the biggest and most successful ever raising over $100,000. Check out our E-News for more information.
Very special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor, Howard and Denise Schuffman of Dimensional Healthcare Associates of Owings Mills, Maryland, who donated $10,000.
Additional local companies that stepped up as major sponsors included Premier Sponsor Corporate Brokers - Annapolis, Maryland, donating $7,500 and Empire Builders - Annapolis, Maryland, donating $5,000. Check out our event Press Release for more details.
Others who made a huge impact on the day were Team Abby and Team Corporate Brokers with over 25 participants each. We thank our remarkable teams and high pledge gatherers - Dust Off Your Dreams, Team Christopher, Team Lunay, Arundel Chapter #80 of the Order of the Eastern Star, Mark Glover, Paul Nelson, Marcus Lewis, Janis Ellis, Fred Davis, and John Kaplan.
The event brought together friends and family, children and adults. Everyone enjoyed the walk and bike, kid’s games, fabulous food, the Big Vanilla Climbing Wall, and Lulu the Clown.
This day truly would not have been possible without the help from our friends, family, volunteers, and many supporters. Visit our Facebook page for more pictures.
Save the date for Every Step Counts 2013 – Saturday, June 8th, at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland.