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WHY WE WALK

Join us as we walk and raise funds for the 1 in 100 children and adults impacted by congenital heart disease (CHD) across the country.

The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) is devoted to supporting the full lifespan of the millions of people impacted by CHD. We host walks in communities across the country to raise money for outreach, education, research and more.

Our events are for everyone born with a heart defect, their loved ones and the medical community that cares for them. We’re here to educate parents on the lifelong specialized care their child will need, to support young adults through the transition to adult CHD care, and to empower adults to take an active role in their cardiac care. In partnership with healthcare providers, ACHA is elevating access and quality of care through accreditation and unraveling the mysteries of living with CHD through research.

We are here for the person with a newly diagnosed heart defect, as well as the patient who’s seen it all, and everything in between. We hope you’ll join us in raising funds and awareness for the 1 in 100 children and adults living with CHD.

Important update regarding COVID-19 and Walk for 1 in 100

In accordance with the CDC's guidelines and in an effort to keep our community healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, we made the difficult, yet necessary decision to transition all of ACHA’s Walk for 1 in 100 events in 2020 to virtual events. During this time, ACHA remained steadfast in delivering on our mission of providing timely, accurate information of importance to the CHD community, including COVID-19 pandemic updates. Click here to explore ACHA’s COVID-19 resources.

While we were disappointed we did not meet this year in person, we continue looking forward to connecting with you virtually through our successful ACHA Your Way campaign! Click here or on the box below to participate on your date, your town, any day of the year.

UPCOMING WALKS

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We will be announcing our 2021 walk dates and locations soon!

2020 FUNDRAISING INCENTIVE

2020 WALKER T-SHIRT

$100 Level

Every walker who raises $100 or more will receive this 2020 Walk for 1 in 100 T-shirt on walk day or in the mail after any ACHA event—whether it happens online or in person! All prizes are based on individual fundraising.

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Don’t see your employer listed? Each employer has its own guidelines for its matching gift program, but most procedures are simple. Contact your employer’s community affairs office or personnel office to learn if they offer a matching gift program.

RESOURCES

Customizable Flier

Customize, print, and hang this flier in your office, school, house of worship, local business, and beyond! Fill in information about your local walk and your team!

Customizable Save the Date Postcard

Customize, print, and hand out this save the date postcard to family and friends!

Customizable Rack Card

Customize and print these rack cards, which are great to bring to your local clinic to spread the word!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Use this packet to share with potential Walk for 1 in 100 sponsors.

Sponsorship Commitment Form

Use this simple form to submit any sponsorship commitments to event staff!

Offline Donation Form

Fill out this form to send in with any offline donations to make sure your team gets credit for your hard work!

Team Captain Guide

This guide for team captains provides all the help you need to lead your team to success!

Sponsorship support provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.

Contact Walk for 1 in 100

215-849-1260

events@achaheart.org