|Join all of us on Sunday, October 14, 2012 as we walk or run and raise funds to help find a cure for Hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease in LANCASTER PA. All funds raised will stay local and benefit the Delaware Valley Chapter of The National Hemophilia Foundation. |
The 5k run and 5k walk and 1/2 mile kid run will take place starting and ending at the Park City Mall on Route 30 in Lancaster PA. The kid run kicks off at 8:15 a.m. and the 5k Run and Family Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. The cost for each participant is $20.00 or $10.00 for the kids. Price increases closer to the event.
To register for the event, click on "REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT" at the top of this page or visit www.hemophiliasupport.org to download the "Mail In Application:"
Not able to attend the event? Help support one of our families by making a donation to their site by searching the family name in the box above.
Here is why we need your help! More than 18,000 people in the United States have hemophilia. A person with hemophilia has a missing or diminished amount of one of the blood factors needed for nomal blood clotting. Depending on severity, people with hemophilia may be at risk for bleeding after dental work, surgery and trauma. They may also suffer internal bleeding, especially into the joints with no trauma or injury and without apparent cause.
Hemophilia is the most expensive chronic illness in th world to manage and medicine to manage the illness can be as high as $35,000 a month. The burden place on families as a result of managing hemophilia can be overwhelming, both emotionally and financially.
To learn more about hemophilia please visit our website at www.hemophiliasupport.org. The Delaware Valley Chapter of The National Hemophilia Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation in Pennsylvania. The official registration and financial information of this organization may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within PA 1-800-32-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
All contributions are 100% tax deductible. EIN 23-156-7876.
The Lancaster walk is a part of the Delaware Valley Chapter walk in Collegeville, PA. www.active.com/donate/dvcwalk. Sponsorship from industry related sponsors (example: Pfizer) support both events but will only appear on the Collegeville site.