#1Nation4Children Fall Benefit for Children's Rights

WHAT IS CHILDREN'S RIGHTS?

Children’s Rights is a 501c3 non profit organization that investigates, exposes and combats violations of the rights of children across the United States. We use every tool available under the law to hold governments accountable for keeping kids safe and healthy.


WHEN IS THE 2020 CHILDREN'S RIGHTS CHALLENGE? 

The Challenge is October 10th – 23rd, 2020 followed by a celebration Benefit on November 18th.


WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE?

Approximately 50,000 people around the country will walk, run, swim, bike, or do any fitness activity of their choosing to log a joint 500,000 hours during a two week period, each hour representing one of the half million children in foster care in the United States. Each individual participant will need to do 10 hours of fitness over two weeks to help meet our goal. Your fitness hours must be logged on the Strava app to count towards the Challenge.


HOW DO I CREATE A TEAM / JOIN A TEAM?

Be a Challenge Ambassador! Corporate and individual sponsors are invited to create or join teams on this #1Nation4Children campaign site and fundraise/donate for the 2020 Children’s Rights Challenge. Our goal is to raise $500,000 to help advance our mission.


DO I HAVE TO FUNDRAISE?

Corporate and individual sponsors are pooling donations to sponsor participant hours. You are not required to fundraise, although we would love it if you did! See Challenge Ambassador section above.


HOW CAN MY COMPANY PARTICIPATE? 

Ask your company about being a 2020 Children’s Rights Challenge sponsor. DOWNLOAD SPONSOR DETAILS HERE »

Levels start at just $1,000 and all employees are invited to participate on your company team. The sponsor program is not only a great way to help children across the nation, there are employee engagement components that make it fun and meaningful for companies and their staff. 


HOW DO I PARTICIPATE? WHAT IS STRAVA? WHERE DO I LOG MY FITNESS HOURS?

1) To participate download the free Strava app. Strava is an app that connects people around the world through fitness activities.

2) Join the Children's Rights Challenge on Strava here. Please note that you can participate using the free version of the app.

3) Log your hours on Strava between 10/10 - 10/23. Any type of fitness counts! If you do not see your fitness activity just log a "workout".

4) Want to do more? Be a fundraising Challenge Ambassador! Join or create a team here. Click Register. Ask friends and colleagues to sponsor you and invite them to join in on the fun!


WHICH ACTIVITIES COUNT TOWARDS THE CHALLENGE?

Walk, run, bike, dance, row – any fitness activity counts towards the challenge. If you don't see your activity just log a "workout". Activities visible to "Everyone," "Only You" and "Followers" are eligible for this challenge. Your followers may see notifications that you've joined or completed this challenge, but your activities will remain private according to your Privacy Controls.

All GPS, manual (including indoor), and virtual activities will count towards this challenge. There is no minimum time per activity. Progress will be determined by an activity's moving time. 

All activities logged during the Challenge period must be uploaded to Strava no later than three days after the Challenge ends.


CAN I USE A PELOTON?

Yes! Find the tag #childrensrights and make sure that your Peloton is connected to Strava. It will automatically log your hours.


HOW CAN I SPREAD THE WORD?

Share on social media tagging #1Nation4Children @ChildrensRights. 


WHERE DO I CELEBRATE?

Tune in for the culminating event on November 18th to see challenge winners and a performance by 2020 Inspiration Award Honoree, Cyndi Lauper!


USING STRAVA - TIPS & TRICKS

  • New to Strava? Check out their Getting Started Guides for mobile and web.
  • Activities aren't counting towards a Challenge? Try these suggestions.
  • Already have a dedicated GPS device? Find out how to upload to Strava from yours.
  • Set up your device for success:
    • Record a test activity and get familiar with the recording and upload process (recording guides for iOS and Android)
    • Give your phone (or other GPS devices) time to acquire a solid GPS connection.
    • Close other apps before using Strava.
  • Having trouble uploading? Here are some helpful tips to help troubleshoot for iOS and Android.
  • Be sure to have your Email Notifications ON to receive important updates and prize information.​
    • You’ll find this setting by logging into your account on the Strava website under Settings > Email Notifications > Email Newsletter > select ON.


WHO DO I CONTACT FOR MORE INFO?

Questions? Email development@childrensrights.org