Give Rare Day is Live!!
And we’re off and running !!!!! WE’RE IN 15TH PLACE AFTER ONLY ONE HOUR!!!
Only one hour in and we’re already in 15th place overall on the leader board!!! That’s even including the BIG charities. WITH TENS OF THOUSANDS of dollars on the line don’t forget to share this post on your homepage to help spread Awareness and get the word out to your family and friends. You can join in and watch our status all day long at:
OR if you or someone you know want to help you can donate right here.
Here’s what’s on the line!
- Power Hours are from 11am-12 and 6-7pm EST – You could win $1,000 each hour
- Top 3 Rare Champions with the most raised on a personal fundraising page will receive $4,000, $1,500 and $500 (Right now only $1,050 raised will win you a prize)
- Community Awards of $1,500, $1,000 and $500 go to the non-profit with the most fundraising pages that raise at least $100. So far WAGR, FMDSA and Noonan have 22, 15 and 13 respectively
- Ultra-Rare – If you are ultra-rare you only need to raise $1,000 to qualify for a $3,000 draw
- Diamond Fund – You need to raise $10,000 to qualify for a $7,500 draw (Only 2 non-profits qualify for this right now!!!)
So let’s go team RPASF go!
Pat Kish Memorial
World Rare Disease Day is just Around the Corner
World Rare Disease Day is an annual observance to raise awareness for rare diseases, and improve access to treatments and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families. Created by European organization EUDORIS in 2008, this day is celebrated on the last day of February each year. The 8th annual World Rare Disease Day will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015. On this day, various activities take place globally. This year we at RPASF ask you to participate in any way you can. There is a long list of potential activities you could participate in here at the Global Genes website http://globalgenes.org/get-involved-3/. Should you decide to do a fundraiser for RPASF any time that week, let us know at email@example.com and we can help!
Our latest Relapsing Polychondritis research update from Dr. Jane Buckner Associate Director, Benaroya Research Institute
Director, Translational Research-Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason.
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Our Latest Outreach Support Group
Pediatric Relapsing Polychondritis (Closed Group)RP (Relapsing Polychondritis) is a rare, chronic, aggressive, incurable condition. It is thought to be an autoimmune disease, but it is also thought to begin in mid-adulthood. We KNOW that RP is NOT only a disease in adults. It is now known, especially by these members, to be diagnosed as early as infancy. This group is designed for parents, family members and caregivers of CHILDREN with RP. We also welcome those whose child(ren) are now grown, but were diagnosed as a child. These very special families need each other for help, support, ideas, answers, advice and – of course- the very many questions. We appreciate that you are here to help each other. As an outreach group of the Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation (RPASF, Inc.), we also encourage you to visit and like our Facebook page at:
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