Frequently Asked Questions

For more information, e-mail us at 5K@njsharingnetwork.org or call our 5K Hotline at 908-514-1761.

What is the Celebration of Life program all About? You have questions... we have answers!

Q: What makes NJ Sharing Network’s upcoming Celebration of Life program so special?

A: NJ Sharing Network’s Celebration of Life program will be one of our state’s largest online community event with thousands of participants tuning in from throughout NJ and beyond.

Q: What should I expect to see during the online program?

A: The online program will include inspiring messages and tributes from our leadership, staff, board, 5K teams, sponsors and partners. It also gives viewers the ability to leave comments and interact throughout the program.

Q: How do I participate in and watch the Celebration of Life program?

A: Tune in on Sunday, September 13, at 10am EST for our live program at the following link: Virtual5k.NJSharingNetwork.org. We recommend tuning in a few minutes early from a desktop computer or laptop for the best viewing experience! After the program, lace up and hit the streets wearing your team shirt for a 5K Walk/Run in your neighborhood. Please share your photos on social media and tag @NJSharingNetwork and use #NJSNVirtual5K so we can see and share how you are honoring your loved ones and the gift of life!

Q: Do I have to sign up before tuning in?

A: Signing up is not required. Anyone can tune in to watch the program, however we recommend signing up if you would like to start or join a team and fundraise. To sign up, visit NJSharingNetwork.org/5K.
Note: There is no fee to sign up or tune in.

Q: Can anyone tune in to watch?

A: Yes! All are welcome. Invite your family and friends to celebrate your loved ones and the gift of life. Our program will be inspiring, uplifting and appropriate for any viewer.

Q: Do I have to walk or run?

A: How you spend your day following the online program is entirely up to you! Go for a walk or run in your neighborhood, or spend time at home with family honoring your loved one and the gift of life. However you celebrate, share your photos on social media and tag @NJSharingNetwork and use #NJSNVirtual5K and #CelebrateLife.

Q: When does fundraising end?

A: Fundraising for the 2020 5K Campaign will remain open through 2020. Visit NJSharingNetwork.org/5K to download the Celebration of Life Toolkit including tips and ideas for virtual fundraising, including a new way to fundraise through Facebook for participants. Your generosity makes so much possible and allows us to continue our life-saving work.

Q: Will I receive an event shirt?

A: Participants who sign up and raise $30 or more (personal contribution, money raised through family, friends and colleagues) will be eligible to receive an event shirt at the end of the fundraising campaign in the fall.

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