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Recognition Program

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes® Recognition Program  

As a walk fundraiser, you can earn exclusive recognition gifts for your fundraising efforts to fight diabetes.  

  • $100: Step Out® T-shirt when you reach the $100 fundraising level. 
  • Additional recognition gifts are earned when you reach $250, $500, $1,000+.
  • To ensure more funds are used for research, programs, and diabetes advocacy efforts, you may decline recognition gifts during registration.  

Your online Participant Center makes it easy to invite family and friends to support your efforts through the DonorDrive mobile app, Facebook Fundraiser, email, and more! For fundraising tips on how to earn recognition gifts, reach out to your local event staff.

Red Strider Recognition

  • Participants wishing to be recognized as a Red Strider can share their connection to the mission during registration. You can pick up your Red Strider T-shirt on the day of the event by having raised $100 or more.


Rules and Regulations: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 13 YEARS OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes run from 40 weeks pre-event until 30 days post-event—sponsor: American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.