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What is the Water Mission and Walk for Water?
Water Mission is a nonprofit organization that strives to end the global water crisis by bringing safe water to those in less fortunate circumstances. The Walk for Water brings awareness to the global water crisis. At the event, participants will walk a three-mile route symbolizing the daily route many take to water. 

When and where is the Walk for Water-Beaufort County?
The Walk for Water will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Live Oaks Park in Port Royal and Wright Family Park in Bluffton. Day of registration will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the Walk at 9 a.m.

When and how can I register for the Walk?
​You can register online now. Click here to return to the registration page.
You also can register at the event, but your preferred t-shirt size may not be available. Register by August 13 to be sure you get the size you want.  

How much does it cost to participate?
Adults (Ages 23+):             $20 in advance     $25 day of the Walk
Student (Ages 16-22):       $15 in advance     $20 day of the Walk
Youth (Ages 8-15):            $10 in advance     $15 day of the Walk
Child(Ages 7 and under):  FREE

Should I register my child?
Yes, please do. Add child registrations by selecting the option with your adult registration. All registered participants will receive a Walk for Water t-shirt. The smallest t-shirt size available is a youth medium.

Note: Children may only be added to your registration when you initially register. If you need to add an additional child at a later time, please email walk@watermission.org for assistance.

Do I need to join a team to participate in the Walk for Water?
​No. You can register for the Walk as an individual.

Can I create a team for the Walk?
​Yes. When you register as a walker, you'll have the option to start a team, join a team or register as an individual. 

Can I join a team after I've already registered? 
Yes! Please email the name of the walker and the team to walk@watermission.org to be added to a team.

I've registered. How do I get my Walk t-shirt?
If you joined a team, your team captain will pick up t-shirts for everyone in your group before the walk and get them to you. If you registered as an individual, we’ll let you know where you can pick up your t-shirt before the event.

I’m unable to walk 3 miles. Is there still a way for me to participate at the Walk? 
We’ll have a limited number of golf carts to help participants unable to cover the Walk distance on foot. After you register, email Janie Ephland at jephland1@att.net to get on the golf cart transportation list.

How do I share about the Walk?
We’ve created easy-to-use participant materials just for you. These include social media images and resources. During and after the Walk, we encourage you to post photos of the Walk to your social media accounts.
When you post, tag Water Mission and Beaufort Co. Walk for Water using @water_mission, @BeaufortWalkforWater, and #bftwalkforwater. And please invite your friends, family and colleagues to join you in participating!

Do I have to raise money to participate in the Walk? 
The Walk is an opportunity to help raise support for Water Mission’s ongoing efforts to fight the global water crisis, but fundraising isn’t a requirement to participate. If you choose to help in this way, we thank you! To help you share Water Mission’s story and raise funds, resources are available here.

What if I or my company is interested in sponsoring this event? 
Contact Robert Lasher at rlasher5519@gmail.com.

Can I volunteer to help with the Walk for Water-Beaufort Co.? 
Yes! Email Nan Krueger at nankrueger1@gmail.com or James Pickard at geowiz@hargray.com to learn more.

Who do I contact for more information? 
Call Walk for Water-Beaufort Co. at (843) 769-7395 or email walk@watermission.org.

What is your refund policy? 
All contributions are considered donations. ​We are unable to provide refunds.

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