10,000 REASONS TO JOIN
Your organisation can STEP UP from 1 - 30 September 2021
Is your organisation looking for a fun and safe virtual challenge that promotes general wellbeing, teamwork and gives back to the community – no matter where your staff are located?
Register your interest for STEPtember, Australia’s leading health and wellness fundraising event for organisations!
By motivating your workplace, teams and co-workers to take 10,000 steps per day during September, you'll be making strides toward a more active, engaged and productive workforce – all while helping support people living with cerebral palsy.
WHAT IS STEPTEMBER?
Australia’s leading virtual health and wellness fundraising event to support people living with cerebral palsy
Challenges organisations and their employees to take 10,000 steps a day and raise funds for cerebral palsy
An employee engagement initiative connecting your teams, departments and office locations via one inclusive and fun challenge
A great CSR and Health & Wellbeing initiative for your company
Step up for your employees wellbeing
Increase physical activity: 10,000 steps per day versus 3,000 steps for the average office worker
Increased physical activity leads to less stress and improved mental health
Healthy employees = 3x more productive
"STEPtember has been such a great success at EY as it gave Ability Network a fun and purposeful challenge to connect with our staff. STEPtember created a high level of engagement and competition across our many teams thoughout the world all while giving back and helping support people living with cerebral palsy. This made a 'STEP' change in our diversity and inclusion program throughout 2020, a year when we were most in need of connection, teamwork and wellbeing. Thank you to the team at CPA for their profressionalism, support and dedication in making this fundraising campaign a great success."
Patrick and Paul - Co Chairs Ability Network EY (and now in training for STEPtember 2021!)
EXPERIENCE THE BENEFITS
Satisfaction with STEPtember from participating organisations.
Positive impact on employee teamwork.
Positive impact on employee engagement within the organisation.
Increased level of connection between employees.
Increase in general wellbeing of employees.
Source: Project Step, STEPtember 2019 Results, The Paradigm Shift.
HOW STEPTEMBER WORKS
Strengthen the connection between your employees, no matter where they are working from, by encouraging them to participate in teams of up to four led by one team captain. Or, if they prefer, they can always participate as individuals.
$25 per person registration fee or the company can pay.
Participants can move any way they like to take 10,000 steps per day. Over 40 activities count towards their daily steps.
Participants can track their steps using their phone or wearable device and record their steps online or through the STEPtember App. They can also request a STEPtember pedometer.
Organisations and participants fundraise online, supported with helpful tips and our STEPtember trainers.
Online leaderboards track the progress of your teams and organisation against other participating organisations.
Employees can celebrate their success on social media and encourage others to step up and join the virtual challenge.
Digital resources will be available to help you and your employees spread the word.
If you take the first step, we’ll help you with the rest.
During the challenge, our team of STEPtember trainers will motivate you to smash your fundraising and stepping goals.
WHAT'S NEW FOR ORGANISATIONS
Trainers are back
ORGANISATIONS THAT STEPPED UP TO STEPTEMBER 2020
TOGETHER, LET'S RAISE FOR PEOPLE WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
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