FAQs

General

What is The Fighters' Walk?
The Fighters' Walk (TFW) is an inaugural fundraising campaign with a virtual challenge element organised by Diabetes Singapore to support and empower people with diabetes and their families. In our fight against diabetes, your participation and generous donations will help Diabetes Singapore provide essential assistance and resources that our beneficiaries and their families need.
What is a virtual walk?
A virtual walk is a challenge that can be completed anytime and anywhere, even indoors on a treadmill*. You can walk at your own pace at your own time. Distance completed are tracked by linking your Strava account to our website before 5 Jul 2020 at 2359hrs. Complete the 100KM walk and to you are entitled to an Event Pack that comprises of sports tee, drawstring bag and other goodies. Details of the collection of Event Packs will be announced at a later date.

*If you are walking on a treadmill, please write to us at Hello@TheFightersWalk.org and we will advise you on the tracking mechanism.
How does a virtual walk work?
Simply register for the virtual walk on our website and make a payment of $49. All registration fees of $49 and all monetary donations above S$10 will qualify for 250% tax deductions. Use the Strava app to track your walk and link it to our website. Complete the required distance anytime, anywhere and receive an Event Pack upon successful completion of the walk by the stipulated date. Details of the collection of Event Packs will be announced at a later date.
How are funds raised utilised?
All donations received will go towards continuing the work of Diabetes Singapore with the objectives stated above, and to launch new programmes.
What happens if upon registration I am unable to complete 100KM during the challenge period?
We encourage you to be active and complete the 100KM during the challenge period. All funds raised will be directed to Diabetes Singapore. No refund of donations will be made. We thank you for your support.

Registration and Strava

How do I sign up as a walker?
You can proceed to register as a walker here

If you need step by step guide, you may watch the videos here.
What do I do after registration?
  1. Download Strava app and link to www.thefighterswalk.org.
  2. During challenge period, sync your steps from Strava.
  3. Show your support by sharing your profile.
  4. Ensure you hit 100KM during the challenge period.
I'm new to Strava, how do I start?
Check out the Getting Started Guides for mobile and web.

Donation

I do not wish to make a donation online. Are there other means for me to do so?
You may also make your donation via cheque.

The crossed cheque should be made payable to "Diabetes Singapore" and mailed to:
Blk 528 Jurong West Street 52, #01-353 Singapore 640528

On the reverse side of the cheque, please indicate clearly
  • "The Fighters' Walk 2020"
  • Your Name, Address, Identification number and Contact number
  • The name of the walker you are supporting (Optional)
in order for us to issue a tax-exempt receipt to you.
How do I check the donation amount I have raised?
You may check by clicking on Donate >> Your profile. Your profile information will show the number of supporters you have and the donation amount your supporters have contributed to date.
How do I make a donation to support a walker?
You may make a donation by clicking on Donate tab. Search for the walker that you would like to support and click on his/her profile. There will be an option to make a donation online via this page. You may also pen a short encouragement message to the walker or share his/her fundraising campaign on your social media e.g. Facebook.
Can I donate if I do not wish to sign up as a walker?
Yes. You may donate to The Fighters' Walk by clicking here.

Appreciation Event

What happens if I am unable to attend the Appreciation Event?
All funds raised will be directed to Diabetes Singapore. No refund of donation would be made. We thank you for your support.
Can I authorise another person to collect the event pack?
Please write to us at Hello@TheFightersWalk.org. Any request received after 11.59pm on 21 Jun 2020 will not be attended to. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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