What is the Sea to Shining Sea Yoga Challenge?
Sea to Shining Sea is a 3-month fundraising challenge
created by Judy Weaver, founder of Connected Warriors,
bringing communities together to highlight the needs of our military and to raise funds
for Connected Warriors, serving Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families,
as well as for other Veteran Services Organizations.
The summer event kicks off with a Yoga Class with
Core Power Yoga Teachers & Live music by DTO aboard the
USS Midway in San Diego, California on Saturday June 9th at 8AM and
ends on Saturday, September 15th following the Yoga Class with
meditations by Barb Schmidt and Michelle Maros of Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life,
Yoga by Core Power Yoga Teachers and Live music by DTO
at 10AM aboard the USS Intrepid in New York, NY.
We hope to see you on board!
Dream up some fun and creative ways
to raise awareness and funds for this challenge.
DONATION ONLY yoga classes are one great way to begin!
Compete with your friends in communities across the nation to support our veterans.
Create a Team
to offer a donation-based class to the public
proceeds benefit Connected Warriors or a Veteran Services Organization of your choice.
What is the challenge?
1. Be the Champion Top Fundraiser in total
2. Collect the most donations for Connected Warriors
3. Have the highest number of registered participants
Winners will be announced on Columbus Day, October 8, 2018.
What are the prizes?
The top prize is a trip for 2 to Boca Raton, FL on Veteran's Day weekend to be honored at the Connected Warriors Stars of Honor Gala on November 10th, r/t airfare to Ft. Lauderdale, 2 nights hotel in Boca Raton, and 2 Gala tickets ($2000 value total).
The second & third prizes are Connected Warriors Swag Bags of really cool merchandise and will be awarded to the top fundraiser for Connected Warriors and for the highest number of registered participants in your challenge.
November in Florida? Yes please!
What do I have to do to get there?
How do I win?
To qualify, participants must be at least 18 years of age. Only online donations and registrations will be considered for a chance to win.
Find letter and marketing tools attached including flyers to use for your events.
Prize winners are subject to change pending final verification until October 8, 2018. Organizations may not win more than one prize. If there is a tie for two organizations in the most raised category, the organization with the most unique donors will win. If there is a tie for two organizations in the most participants registered category, the organization with the most dollars raised donors will win.
The challenge concludes at 11:45PM on September 30th and all registrations and donations must be submitted and final by 11:45PM on September 30th.
Winners will be announced on Columbus Day, October 8, 2108.