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  • When do I/we have to register?
    Preferrably prior to the walk, however we do have day-of walk registration but t-shirts are not guaranteed. Everyone who is 13 or older by the date of the walk must register. Minors between the ages of 13-17 must have a parent or guardian agree to the electronic waiver when registering online and must have the signature of a parent or guardian on the participant waiver when registering at the walk.
  • Does everyone have to register to walk?
    Yes - everyone must agree to the electronic waiver when registering online or in-person signing of waiver and minors must have the signature of a parent or guardian on the participant waiver.
  • How do I register online?
    Registration is simple -- just click HERE. You will be guided through the registration process and once your registration is complete, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to set up your personal fundraising page(s).
  • Is there a fee to participate?
    Yes – there is a $20 registration fee however, and to earn a Dragonslayer Walk tee-shirt you must fundraise a minimum of $75.
  • Is there an age requirement to participate?
    No – the Dragonslayer Walk is open to all ages. Minors under the age of 18 must have permission from their parent or legal guardian to participate, and anyone under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who is also a registered walker.
  • I thought I registered, but for some reason, I am not. What do I do?
    Double check your email and junk email to find your registration confirmation. If you have not received a confirmation email but are certain you have registered, please contact info@nwsarcoma.org. We will look into the registration. Reminder donating to someone doesn’t register you. Joining a team doesn’t register you as an individual fundraiser which makes you eligible for a t-shirt.
  • How can my company participate?
    Companies participate by organizing teams of employees, including their friends, neighbors, and family members, to raise money and walk in the event. Each team member must register as an individual, then join the company team.
  • Will I get a t-shirt?
    Participants who fundraise a minimum of $75 prior to the walk date are guaranteed a t-shirt. 1 week prior registrants who may donate $75 day-of, may receive a t-shirt however, sizes are not guaranteed.
  • Am I required to fundraise for a Dragonslayer Walk?
    Yes, if you would like a tee-shirt, there is a minimum fundraising of $75.00 to receive a tee shirt. Funds must be raised at least 1 week prior to the walk date to guarantee a tee-shirt. No, if you opt out of a tee-shirt or are not interested in receiving a shirt.
  • How can I fundraise?
    Fundraising is easier than you think, and we provide you with tips and information to help you reach and exceed your personal goal. You'll receive your own Classy fundraising page which will include links to emails you can share with your family and friends. It’s a simple way to raise money, and we see many participants reach their goals quickly after sending out one email. For more fundraising tips and tricks, see below: Tips & Tricks PDF
  • When I receive a donor's check, should I enter it online?
    No – please bring it to the walk or mail it with the Offline Donation Form to: NWSF Attn: DSW 117 E. Louisa St., #443 Seattle, WA 98102 Please allow four weeks for any mailed donations (both check and credit card donations) to post to your account.
  • How do I log back into my fundraising page?
    Go to the registration page: https://www.dragonslayerwalk.com/. Click "Sign Up Here" for your walk location which will direct you to the registration page. In the top right corner click "Log In." If you’re still having trouble, call 206.257.7215 ext. 0 or email allison@nwsarcoma.org.
  • How can the donations I raise on Facebook be applied to my fundraising page for the walk?
    You can fundraise for the Dragonslayer Walk through Facebook. Simply log in to your fundraising page, then click Facebook symbol from the menu on the left side of the page. This will link your fundraising page to a Facebook post with access to donate through your Dragonslayer fundraising page. If you start the Fundraiser on Facebook using the "add a donate button feature," donations will be sent to NWSF as general donations from Facebook and will not appear on your page.
  • I donated on Facebook and need my receipt.
    If anyone donates via Facebook Fundraising, it is not linked to your Dragonslayer Fundraising page. However, they will need to fill out this form to get another copy of their receipt. We cannot issue receipts for donations made on Facebook.
  • How many people do we need to form a team?
    A team can be two or more people.
  • Is my company team limited to employees?
    No – company teams can be made up of employees, friends, and family.
  • Does having a company team require some kind of corporate donation?
    No – it is not a requirement but highly encouraged.
  • Can I change Team Captains?
    Yes – please contact Allison at 206.257.7215 ext. 0 or at allison@nwsarcoma.org.
  • Who should I make the checks payable to?
    Checks should be made payable to NWSF or the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation. Please complete one donation form per check to ensure proper processing. Download and complete an Offline Donation Form, then mail the check to: Northwest Sarcoma Foundation (or NWSF) Attn: Dragonslayer Walk 117 E. Louisa St, #443 Seattle, WA 98102
  • Is my donation eligible to be matched by my company?
    Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy and view their requirements, please visit your organizations intranet to find out more. If you already have matching gift paperwork that you need to submit for verification, it can be emailed to info@nwsarcoma.org with the subject line "Matching Gifts," ATTN: Matching Gifts or mailed to: Northwest Sarcoma Foundation (or NWSF) 117 E. Louisa St., #443 Seattle, WA 98102 It's okay to combine matching gift paperwork with check donations when sending them via mail.
  • Can I make a cash donation? What do I do if someone donates cash to me?
    If someone has given you cash or you have cash to donate, please consider converting that into a debit or credit transaction through our website, or mail us a check.
  • When I receive a donor's check, should I enter it online?
    No – when you receive a donor's check, please bring it to the walk.
  • Can I set up a recurring donation?
    We do not allow for recurring donations through the Dragonslayer Walk sites, as they are closed at the end of each year. If you would like to set up a recurring donation please consider donating through our Northwest Sarcoma Foundation home page, www.nwsarcoma.org. Thank you for considering/being a recurring donor!
  • What can my Dragonslayer Walk Donations do?
    You can find out here.
  • Are donations tax deductible?
    Yes – All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. All donations that are made online will receive an email confirmation. You may print this email confirmation and use it as your receipt. All donations of $250 or more will receive a written confirmation at the end of each tax quarter that also doubles as a tax receipt. The IRS accepts cashed checks as a receipt for donations $249 and under.
  • Can I accept donations in foreign currency?
    Yes – however, all donations must be received in U.S. dollars. Donations from outside the U.S. may be made online if the donor has a U.S. address associated with a credit card. If the donor does not have a U.S. address, donations must be made by completing your offline donation form. The form should either contain complete credit card information or be accompanied by a check issued in U.S. dollars.
  • Can donations be made after my walk has taken place?
    Yes – you may continue to send in donations, even after the event has taken place. The deadline to submit donations for walk occurring in the fall is December 31st.
  • How can I make a general donation to the cause?
    Simply click the “Donate" button on the event page.
  • What do my donations support?
    All donations support the mission of the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation. We provide hope, education, and support to anyone affected by Sarcoma in the PNW while investing in research. To learn more about our programs, please see our website, www.nwsarcoma.org.
  • How does the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation help support sarcoma patients?
    NWSF uses your donations to: · Compassion — Provide comfort through sympathetic awareness. · Advocacy — Promote accurate diagnosis, research, and treatment options through our investment in research · Responsibility — Provide timely, accurate information and reliable resources. · Education — Provide educational materials for patients and families about this disease
  • What is NWSF’s tax ID number (or EIN number)?
    The Dragonslayer Walk are charitable events run by NWSF, which is recognized as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The tax ID number or EIN number for NWSF is 91-1717600.
  • Where can I get a copy of the 501(c)(3) (Not-for-Profit Organization) letter for the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation?
    You can download a copy of NWSF's 501(c)(3) letter here.
  • Need some additional help?
    Please check out these Tips & Tricks! PDF
  • What is a virtual walk/walker?
    A virtual walk(er) allows anyone to participate from anywhere. Due to current social distancing and worries regarding large crowds congregating NWSF has a virtual walk option.
  • How long is the walk?
    Each city's walk distance varies, and there are some walk sites with alternate ADA routes. Average distance is roughly 2 miles.
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