Walk 300,000 Steps in November and help save babies’ lives.
Simply follow these steps to join the 300,000 Steps in November challenge for Group B Strep Support
Step 1: Join the Facebook group. Then introduce yourself! Get to know the thousands of people taking on the challenge across the country.
Step 2: Follow the instructions in the pinned post to request your free t-shirt (which comes with a printed mile tracker sheet to help you keep track of your progress!)
Step 3: Follow the instructions in the pinned post to set up your fundraising page. Then share it with your friends and family on your Facebook page to shout about your challenge and aim to raise £150!
- 1 Nov – 30 Nov 2021
- Registration Fee:
- Fundraising Target:
Frequently asked questions
No – it’s free to take part in this challenge.
Firstly, join our Facebook Group for this challenge. Click ‘Join Group’. Once you’re in, you can set up your Facebook fundraising page and then we will send you your fundraising pack, which includes a free t-shirt, great tips and a tracker to log your steps.
Once you have registered we will aim to get your fundraising pack to you within 10 working days.
Use your phone or fitness app such as Strava to track your steps each day and then add them to the handy steps tracker that you’ll receive with your t-shirt. We’d love to see how you are getting on, so why not share a photo in the Facebook group and also on your fundraising page to keep your family and friends updated.
Download your trackers here:-
The only thing that matters is that you challenge yourself. Complete as many steps as you can throughout November.
Yes! There are many ways you can take on this challenge. The important thing is that you are taking steps, whether that is inside, outside, climbing stairs or as part of your daily routine. All steps that you take each day, count towards your total.
Setting up a Facebook Fundraiser is the easiest way to raise money. Once in the Facebook group, you can set one up in just a few seconds. And then it’s easy to share the page with your friends on Facebook.
One you have joined our Facebook group just complete our registration form and we will send you a free t-shirt and fundraising pack.
We do not accept cash donations, however if you do receive a cash donation, you can pay the funds into your personal bank account and make an online donation:
Donate directly onto your fundraising page.
Donate via our website. Please make sure to fill in the comments box ‘300,000 Steps in November Challenge’ so we can attribute the fundraising to your fundraiser.
That’s great! If they’re fundraising too, simply ask them to complete the registration form and we will send them their t-shirt and tracker. If they’re not fundraising and just taking on the challenge with you, you can buy them t-shirts from the GBSS Shop.
No – we trust you! But it’s a great idea to keep everyone updated on your progress by posting updates and pictures on your fundraiser. You can also use our social media badges to share your progress.
Here are some tips for how you can get your first donation and continue to receive more:
Share your fundraiser on all your social platforms, with your colleagues, friends and family.
Invite people to your fundraiser using the invite button at the top of your fundraising page.
Donate to your own fundraiser to get it off the mark.
There are a few key things you can do to make the most of your fundraising page, including:
Share your fundraiser
At the top of your Fundraising Page, you’ll see a button which says ’share‘, click on that and follow the steps to post it to your Facebook page. You can also copy and paste the link (URL) to share it on email, Facebook messenger, WhatsApp, or any other social platforms to ask for donations from specific friends, family or colleagues.
Tell your story
Tell your supporters why you are taking part in the challenge and what a difference their donations will make to Group B Strep Support.
Post photos and content
Keep everyone updated. Try to share regular updates and progress pictures on your fundraising page and on your main social media accounts. Your supporters will enjoy sharing your journey with you and want to know how you’re getting on. Don’t forget to include with the link to your fundraising page people will likely see how amazing you’re doing and donate to show their support.
You could post photos of your tracker with daily or weekly updates or post photo and videos of you doing some squats.
Why not share a photo of you in your free t-shirt too?
Ask your workplace if they can match fund your fundraising total as this will really help to maximise vital funds.
Other hints and tips
Increase your target by £100 whenever you’re within £50 of reaching it as people are more likely to donate to help you reach your target.
Are you a member of other Facebook groups? Share your Fundraiser in those groups and let people know why you are fundraising.
Download your fundraising materials
Download your fundraising materials to share on social media and your fundraising page to let everyone know you’re taking on the challenge of 300,000 steps in November to help save babies’ lives.