FAQs

Q: What exactly is a virtual walk?
A: A virtual walk is a real walk, but it's on your terms! Anytime between now and July 15, you choose how and when you walk (treadmill, park or trail, or around the neighborhood). It's your choice! You also pick the time of when you start and stop!

Q: How do I share that I'm walking?
A: We encourage our Virtual Highmark Walk for Healthy Community walkers to share their journey with us via social media! Our participants can post photos of you safely walking to the Highmark Walk Facebook page using the #highmarkwalk and tagging the Highmark Walk Facebook page!

Q: How do I sign up?
A: Access the Locations & Registration tab along the navigation bar. Once there, you will see all seven locations. Housed within each location are hyperlinks to each of our participating organizations.

Q: Are prizes available?
A: We will continue to offer one raffle ticket for every $50 raised. Raffle chances are tracked online within the individual walker milestone trackers on the Luminate online system. All donations much be credited to the individual walker account by the walk organization by July 15, 2021. Prizes will be distributed in late July via US Mail to winners.

Q: Where does my donated money go?
A: All monies donated goes to support the mission of your selected charity. Highmark Inc. has underwritten all of the walk expenses so that 100 percent of the money you raise will go directly to the charity of your choice.

Q: When must I submit my donations?
A: All donations not made online should be placed in an envelope and given to the representatives at your charity's registration booth on the day of the walk. Please make sure all checks are made payable to your selected charity. Some charities also have the capability to take donations on-line.

Q: Who should I name as the payee on my donation check?
A: Donations by check are recommended and should be made payable to your selected organization. Please note, checks will be returned if made payable to Highmark Inc..

Q: How do I get a Walk T-shirt?
A: To qualify for the 2021 Highmark Walk t-shirt: You must be both a registered walker & have at least $30 credited to your walker account by July 15, 2021. T-shirts will be distributed to organizational leaders in late-July / early August of 2021 directly to organizational leaders for distribution to their walkers.

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