Your fundraising efforts to support the work of the Dempsey Center are greatly appreciated!
ALL fundraising is essential to making life better for people managing the impact of cancer.
Awards and incentives are a way of saying a special thank you to people who go above and beyond with their fundraising.
• Top Fundraiser
• Top Youth Fundraiser (age 23 and under)
• Most Donors
• Top Fundraising Team
• Top Friends & Family Fundraising Team (non-corporate)
• Top Youth Fundraising Team (at least half of the team must be age 23 and under)
• Most Team Members
Award winners are selected based on their fundraising status as of Friday, September 20 at 4:30 PM EDT. Each winner receives one award. If someone qualifies for more than one award, they will be allowed to choose which they would like to receive. The other award will be given to the next highest qualifying winner. *Registration fees do not count towards fundraising minimum or incentives.
Signs of Hope & Healing give you a chance to show support for or remembrance of loved ones who have faced cancer. The are a wonderful visual reminder of what the Dempsey Challenge and Dempsey Center are all about. Challenge participants who raise $200 or more are entitled to submit a sign at no cost. All others may submit a sign for a $75 donation.
Signs of Hope & Healing Submission Form
Please note: After Challenge weekend, signs are available for pick-up at the Lewiston Dempsey Center until October 3. After that date, all remaining Signs of Hope & Healing will be recycled.
All funds must be received by the deadline date and time.
Thursday, August 1, 4:30 PM EDT
Deadline to raise $1,000 in order to receive your custom event cycling jersey or performance running shirt prior to the Challenge. Those who meet the $1,000 level must place their order by August 15. People who raise $,1000 after August 1 will receive their jersey or shirt via USPS after the Challenge (allow 10-12 weeks for production and shipping).
Friday, September 20, 4:00 PM EDT
Deadline to receive tickets to the Champions for Hope Celebration ($3,000 raised) and tickets for the VIP Private Reception presented by TAG Heuer with Patrick Dempsey ($10,000 raised). All award winners will be notified via email or phone.
Monday, September 23, 4:30 PM EDT
Deadline to sign up for Team Packet Pick Up.
Sunday, September 29, 11:59 PM EDT
Final fundraising incentive deadline for all other incentive items. Items may be retrieved at the incentives table in the registration tent, or post-event at the Dempsey Center. In the event you are unable to pick up your item(s), please contact us and we will ship via USPS.
NOTE: If you are mailing donations, be sure to choose a shipping method that will ensure package delivery by the deadline.