[email protected] Champions


Become a [email protected] Champion

Have you joined one of our walking experiences? Do you dig inviting more and more people into the whole-health benefits of walking?

If so, consider becoming a part of Walk2Connect’s growing #[email protected] Movement as a Champion. Our Champions are passionate individuals who help sustain our day-to-day operations and grassroots mission. Far beyond contributions, you commit to inviting and inspiring more individuals, communities, businesses, families, future generations to benefit from moving and connecting at the speed we were built for.

Benefits of Becoming a Champion

All [email protected] Champions receive these benefits:

  • Free or reduced pricing for our Program and Walk & Talk walking events
  • Special invites to social gatherings and informational events
  • Early notification of upcoming walks
  • Input into walk planning and development
  • Super soft 50/50 cotton/poly blend [email protected] t-shirts! (green or gray, sizes can be limited depending on color and on how many we have in stock). The quote on the sleeve is: “I only went out for a walk and and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” ~ John Muir
  • [email protected] Stickers & “Brilliant” Reflector Strips (safety stickers for jackets, backpacks, shoes etc)

As a [email protected] Champion, you directly support:

  • Day-to-day operations (shared office space, materials, software, part-time staffing and more)
  • Walking Movement Leader training and support (bi-monthly community training, leader development, part-time staffing and more)
  • Worker-owned cooperative capacity building (training, resources, professional development, legal services and more)
  • Grassroots movement building (service to a wide variety of non-contract community partners throughout Colorado and beyond)

As an annual program, your “Champion Status” will be good for an entire year. You will be notified and encouraged to renew just before it expires!

Life@3MPH Champion Options:

To become a Champion, please add the desired level to your cart. Once you are done, visit the cart area of the website on the top right corner to proceed with your checkout. You will be added to our weekly Walk2Connect e-news and a Champion-only email list that we use to inform you of special events, deals, and discounts.

*For those who want to simply support our mission without any perks, please leave a note in the comment area at checkout!

All the bulleted benefits listed above!

– All bulleted benefits listed above plus:
– LE Edition signed copy of Walking Movement Leader, Polly Letofsky’s Award-Winning book “3MPH | One Woman’s Walk Around the World”

– All bulleted benefits listed above plus:
– Signed copy of Co-op Member-Owner, Chris Englert’s “Best Urban Hikes: Denver” | 30 hikes within Denver’s C470 Loop

– All bulleted benefits listed above plus:
1 two-hour custom themed walking experience with you and one of our Co-op Member-Owners.

This is a special opportunity to significantly invest directly into our day-to-day mission and efforts to sustain our walking co-op. We are a horizontal, people-first cooperative social business that develops leaders and inspires walking culture with or without a paycheck. Our volunteer hours are often too many to count. Contributing at this level truly sustains our behind the scenes work, our growing movement, and an economic model that empowers and heals people and communities. You will have utmost pride in knowing that the hundreds of people throughout our community who are inspired to live healthier and more connected lives is a direct result of your gift. 
– All bulleted benefits listed above plus:
1 half-day custom, themed walking experience (personal or communal) with one of our Co-op Member-Owners. Invite up to 12 of your family, friends, or colleagues

Outside of Colorado? We are so grateful that you are considering becoming a [email protected] Champion. This is your way of contributing to our cause as a social enterprise worker-owned cooperative. While we are structured as a business, our work is anchored in mission, community and grassroots engagement. Your support allows us to continue training and developing walking leaders at no charge to the leader while helping to sustain our 40-50 free community walks every week. Please also consider getting in touch with us through our Partnership Inquiry Form to see if there are ways we might train leaders and support a connection-focused walking movement where you live!

Want to give in other ways?
We recognize that you might have other ideas for supporting Walk2Connect. Please email christine (at) walk2connect.com or call our office phone (bottom of webpage). Thank you!

Gift Champion Status: We also have the option for you to gift [email protected] Champion status to a friend, colleague, or loved one!  Please go ahead and purchase a membership above and then email christine (at) walk2connect (dot) com with reference to the membership purchased. We will respond with a few easy questions to get the process moving!