This September join CTC for a memorable week of moving together to support kids with special needs and their families— virtually and in-person!

This year, we’ll have our first in-person Move-A-Thon day on Saturday, September 24 at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood with an accessible ride, roll, walk, run around the lake, followed by performances, food trucks, a community resource fair and family-friendly and accessible games and activities.

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities in our sponsorship packet here, and contact CTC’s Director of Community Engagement Alli Auldridge at to become an event partner today!

How it Works

Want to join the fun but can’t move with us this time? Support CTC with a donation of any amount and help us reach our goal!

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Prize Categories

  • Earn prizes for individual and team-based efforts! Prize categories coming soon!

Prizes Include

  • Alaska Airlines flight vouchers to a destination of your choice!
  • Gift cards for tasty, local eateries, and experiences
  • One month of unlimited yoga classes


Purchase your commemorative shirt and represent CTC while you move to show your support for kids with special needs and their families! CTC will receive all proceeds after cost. Shirts will ship directly to you in 8-14 business days.

Frequently Asked questions

Anyone, anywhere can participate! There is no age limit or geographical requirement. Any movement counts, from dancing to gardening to stretching to running a marathon–the possibilities are endless! Our Move-a-Thon is a great way to connect with friends and family who might not live nearby but who want to participate in something “together” to support children with special needs.

Register HERE. You can choose to register for the Combo Move (virtual and in-person event) option or the Fully Virtual option. Registration is required for all participants.

Don’t plan to move with us this year? Support your friend or family member with a donation to their fundraising page as they move for what matters!

Yes! This event is open to everyone. The Fully Virtual registration option is free for all ages and still gets you access to the daily activity challenges for a chance to win some awesome prizes.

Share your activities on social media and tag us using #ctckidsmoveathon for a chance to be featured.

Yes! All donors will receive an automatic email receipt that can be used for tax purposes.

Children’s Therapy Center is a registered 501(c)(3) organization, TAX ID #91-1078809. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

We hope so! Many companies will match donations given to nonprofit organizations like Children's Therapy Center. Check with your employer's HR department to find out if you can increase your impact. You can use your official donation receipt received by email to verify your contribution. Some companies, such as Microsoft, will even match your hours spent participating in cause-related events!  

Yes! Contact Alli Auldridge, Director of Community Engagement, at to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

Absolutely! See the linked instructions below. 

Click here for step-by-step instructions on creating a Fundraising Team. Creating a team makes you the Team Captain. Team pages are a great way to raise money separately whilst still contributing to a larger team goal. The page will list everyone’s individual page, as well as the charity you’re raising money for and the collective total you’ve raised together. 

Click here for step-by-step instructions on joining a Fundraising Team that already exists or adding members to your Fundraising Team.  

You can post photos or videos on your personal fundraising page. If you did not create a personal fundraising page, you can email photos to Please use “CTC Move-a-Thon Photo Submission” for the email subject line.

Complete an activity log HERE to let us know how you met each activity challenge.

Prize categories are based on 1) completion of activity challenges and 2) personal fundraising for the event. To be entered to win a prize based on activity challenges, let us know how you met each challenge HERE. The fundraising-related prizes will be based on your personal and/or team fundraising page(s) on our JustGiving Move-a-Thon Campaign page. Please contact if you have any issues creating a fundraising page. See all prize categories HERE under the Prizes section.

Our website is a great place to start learning about the important work we do in our community, with our community, for our community.

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We accept offline donations as well as donations made online through other platforms. Be sure to note that your gift is for CTC’s Move-a-Thon so that we can count it towards our goal.

  • Mail a check payable to Children’s Therapy Center at 10811 SE Kent-Kangley Rd, Kent, WA 98030.
  • Make a donation through the PayPal Giving Fund here.

Thank you! Our sustaining supporters are near and dear to our hearts as they help us plan for the future and ensure that children with special needs continue to receive the quality care they deserve. You can sign up for a monthly recurring gift here by checking “Make this a monthly gift” and then completing the donation form.

Please email using the email subject line “CTC Move-a-Thon Question.” We would love to hear from you!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Event Sponsors

In-Kind Sponsors

Acknowledgement of Risk and Waiver of Liability

I understand that by choosing to participate in CTC’s 2022 Move-a-Thon, even virtually, I am doing so at my own risk. I acknowledge and assume any and all risks associated with this event for myself and all of my participants. Knowing and appreciating these risks, I hereby for myself, all other participants in my group, my heirs, representatives or anyone else claiming on my behalf, covenant not to sue, and waive, release, and discharge Children’s Therapy Center (CTC), its volunteers, and sponsors, and anyone else acting for or on behalf of the event from any and all claims of liability arising out of my participation in this event. I grant full permission for CTC to use any photographs, recordings, or any other record of this event that I choose to share by social media, JustGiving, or other means for any purpose. By participating in this event I willingly acknowledge that I have read the above statement and I agree and accept all terms and conditions set forth.