Become a Sponsor

The Bright Beginnings 5K is a high-visibility opportunity to be part of the solution for vulnerable homeless children and their families, and join other well-educated, well-connected, and passionate supporters and organizations in helping homeless infants, toddlers and
preschoolers and their families succeed in a devastating economic and employment environment.

The run/walk starts and finishes at West Potomac Park at Hains Point, and provides participants with scenic views of Washington landmarks, including the FDR Memorial and Tidal Basin.

More than 600 runners and walkers have historically participated in this event every year.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Your company name and/or logo and event sponsorship recognition on key Bright
    Beginnings 5K materials, including:
    • Bright Beginnings 5K T-shirt (logo placement commensurate with sponsorship
      level)
    • Bright Beginnings and Junior League of Washington e-communications
    • Bright Beginnings 5K website (www.brightbeginningsinc.org/5k)
    • Bright Beginnings, Inc. website 5K event page

  • Bright Beginnings 5K event-day signage
  • Recognition as a sponsor in key Bright Beginnings marketing materials, including:
    • Media releases and other public relations activities
    • Announcements at the event
  • Acknowledgment in Junior League of Washington Hotline (2800+ distribution)
  • Acknowledgement in Bright Beginnings Annual Report (2,000+ hard copy distribution)
  • Complimentary runner registration commensurate with sponsorship level

All sponsorships and logos must be received by February 15, 2015 for inclusion in event materials. All proceeds are donated directly to Bright Beginnings and all contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Donors will receive a donation acknowledgement letter from Bright Beginnings for tax purposes. Contributions of in-kind goods or services will be acknowledged at 50% of their value, e.g. an in-kind corporate contribution of $10,000 will be considered a $5,000 sponsorship.


Giving Levels

Benefits listed below are in addition to the benefits listed above.

$25,000 TITLE SPONSOR
Exclusive opportunity to announce the start of the 5K race
Exclusive photo opportunity with Bright Beginnings senior leadership and board of directors
Acknowledgement in Bright Beginnings’ subscriber and social media community materials (3,000+ distribution)
Complimentary registration of 50 team runners
Volunteer opportunities and/or private tours at Bright Beginnings for company employees

$15,000 CORPORATE ELITE SPONSOR
Acknowledgement in Bright Beginnings’ subscriber and social media community materials (3,000+ distribution)
Complimentary registration of 25 team runners

$10,000 CORPORATE SPONSOR
Acknowledgement in Bright Beginnings’ subscriber and social media community materials (3,000+ distribution)
Complimentary registration of 20 team runners

$5,000 PLATINUM SPONSOR
Acknowledgement in Bright Beginnings’ subscriber and social media community materials (3,000+ distribution)
Complimentary registration of 10 team runners

$2,500 GOLD SPONSOR
Acknowledgement in Bright Beginnings’ subscriber and social media community (3,000+ distribution)
Complimentary registration of 5 team runners

$1,000 SILVER SPONSOR
Complimentary registration of 3 team runners

$500 FRIEND
Complimentary registration of 1 team runners



SUPPORTING SPONSORSHIPS

Supporting sponsors are associated with a unique aspect of the event. Benefits listed below are in addition to the benefits listed above.

START/FINISH LINE SPONSOR - $5,000
Exclusive logo placement on start/finish line signage
Complimentary registration of 10 team runners

STROLLER BRIDGADE SPONSOR - $5,000
Stroller Brigade will be called [Company Name] Stroller Brigade
Complimentary registration of 10 team runners

BIB SPONSOR - $5,000
Exclusive logo placement on race-day bibs
Complimentary registration of 10 team runners

WATER STATION SPONSOR - $2,500
Exclusive logo placement on custom-labeled bottled water distributed at finish line
Complimentary registration of 5 team runners

BAG CHECK SPONSOR - $2,500
Event-day bag check will be called [Company Name] Bag Check
Complimentary registration of 5 team runners

MILE MARKER SPONSOR - $1,000
Exclusive naming rights of one mile marker
Mile 1 marker will be called Mile 1 presented by [Company Name]; Mile 2 marker will be called Mile 2 presented by [Company Name]
Complimentary registration of 3 team runners

FEELING FLUSH? PORT-A-POTTY SPONSOR - $150
Exclusive 8 x 10 sign on a single port-a-potty near race start/finish line

BRIGHT BEGINNINGS FOR BRIGHT FUTURES SPONSOR - $100
Sponsorship of three Bright Beginnings family participants to participate in the event and a $10 transportation stipend