Getting Started

 Get Started with Heart WalkTools & ResourcesCompany Teams Local, National and RegionalCommunity Friends & Family

TAKE YOUR FIRST STEP TODAY!

 Find YOUR Heart Walk and register
  • Use the map on the home page to find your Heart Walk.
  • Click register and “sign” the waiver.
  • Choose to Start at Team, Join a Team or Join as an Individual.
  • If you want a personalized link for your web page – remember to do it here!
  • Start your fundraising by making your own personal donation.
  • Click Submit and You Are Registered!   
  • Video: How to register online

     Set up your Personal Page
  • After you register, click continue at bottom of confirmation form.
  • My HQ tab: Set your personal fundraising goal.
  • My Webpage tab: Edit your personal page with your own story and a photo or add a YouTube video sharing why you are involved. (Learn how to upload a video to YouTube.)
  • Video: How to personalize your webpage

     Let your friends and family know you have joined the Heart Walk
  • Email tab: Use an email template to start your message to family and friends, import your address book and send your message.  Video: How to send email from your My HQ
  • Social Networking Tools tab: Learn how to share information about the Heart Walk and/or ask for support by Social Sharing with your social networks.
  • Ask on the go: Download the Heart Walk mobile app and send emails, texts, update your Facebook and Twitter statuses, and make a voice-to-voice ask all from your phone (using your phone's contacts).
  •  Fundraise Online
  • Use your personal HQ (My HQ tab) to fundraise.  There a many great tools to help you make the initial asks, follow-up and thank those that donate.  Did you know you can also win great prizes for fundraising?  Go to your local Heart Walk site and login to your My HQ today.
  • Add gadgets from your HQ to community pages and blogs to spread the word.
  • Email contacts from your different email accounts to ask for their help and support of your fundraising.  Video: How to send email from your My HQ
  • Remember to thank your supporters…with personal notes/calls and recognizing them through Facebook. updates and tweets from your HQ.  Video: View Your "My HQ" Reports
  • Let us know about your Offline donations as well.  Enter them through your "My HQ" to get instant credit that will count in your donation total.  Video: View How to enter offline donations.
  •  Get more involved in the Start Walking Movement at www.startwalkingnow.org 

    National Sponsors The Heart Walk is Nationally sponsored by SUBWAY restaurants

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