Questions for trekkers
What is the goal of Miles for Smiles?
The goal is to raise money to benefit the clients of AKIM-Jerusalem, enhancing their quality of life and facilitating their inclusion in the wider community.
How much does it cost?
The registration fee for participation in the trek is $100. All the trekkers will receive a t shirt, face mask and a baseball cap.
How it this year's trek going to happen?
Individuals and small groups will walk or hike anywhere in the world -in their own neighborhood, local park or forest- while complying with relevant restrictions in order to keep everyone safe and healthy. Trekkers will be able to reach their 100km target by hiking in familiar territory close to wherever they live without travelling down South to the virtual route
How do I go about fundraising?
We recommend turning to everyone you know. Use social media. Start by contacting friends, family, and personal connections. They usually respond positively to requests for donations ONCE YOU TELL THEM ABOUT THE SERIOUS EFFORT YOU ARE MAKING AND THE WONDERFUL WORK OF AKIM-JERUSALEM.
How much am I asked to raise ?
Each trekker will be asked to raise $500 (minimum) by finding sponsors or funding yourself. Families and groups of up to four people will be asked to raise $ 750.