|Join all of us on Saturday, October 6th, 2012 as we walk or run and raise funds to help find a cure for Hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease in Collegeville 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 on the Pfizer Pharmaceutical Campus located at 500 Arcola Road Collegeville PA 19426. Both events will begin at 9:00 a.m. The kids run will begin at 8:45 a.m. and registration will open at 7:30 a.m. The cost for each participant is $20.00 or $10.00 for the kids. Price increase will take effect closer to the event.
To register for the walk, 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 child's site by searching the child's 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 normal 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 the world to manage and medicine to manage the illness can be as high as $35,000 a month. The burden placed on families as a result of managing hemophilia can be overwhelming, both emotionally and finacially.
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 Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. All contributions are 100% tax deductible. EIN: 23-156-7876
You can also participate in the 5k run and walk that will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Lancaster! Interested in participating in the Lancaster branch of the walk?? visit www.active.com/donate/dvcwalklancaster for more information,