PCD Moves for a Cure! 

Attention PCD Friends, Families and Supporters: PCD is On the Move.  As many of you know, October is PCD Awareness Month. Building on the theme of ‘motility’ or movement, the PCD Foundation (PCDF) is planning a nation-wide ‘Move 4 a Cure’ fundraising drive in October. What is ‘Move 4 A Cure?’ Move 4 A Cure is the name of a PCDF program that will allow anyone affected by PCD—patients, families, friends, healthcare providers—to plan their own ‘Move-a-Thon’ and get pledges to support the PCD Foundation.  Individuals will be able to register their ‘Move-a-Thon’ on the PCD Foundation website and direct their personal donors to the PCDF donation page. How Does ‘Move 4 A Cure’ Work? This program is designed to be flexible and simple enough for anyone to participate at any level. ·         Step 1: Come up with your own idea to “move.” Be creative! Any activity that involves movement that you can collect pledges for will work!  You can create a brand new event or incorporate ‘Move 4 A Cure’ pledges into an existing event. Some pledge ideas already in development are:   -  Miles walked while wearing a bright orange PCD T-shirt (new event) -   Eventing jumps cleared by horse and rider at local horse show (existing event) -   Kilometers run during November Turkey Trot races (existing event) -   Sit ups completed in one gym session (new event) -   ‘Spin 4 the Cure’ spinning class for PCD (new event) -  ‘Knit 4 the Cure’ rows knitted (hand movement) knitting challenge (new event)   ·         Step 2: Register your event at the PCD Foundation website:  ·         Step 3: Promote your event ·         Step 4: ‘Move 4 A Cure’ and collect your pledges!   In the past decade PCD has come out of the shadows and research efforts are on the move. You can be a big part of the future of PCD.  Help us ‘Move 4 A Cure’ this October!

Attention PCD Friends, Families and Supporters:

PCD is On the Move.  As many of you know, October is PCD Awareness Month. Building on the theme of ‘motility’ or movement, the PCD Foundation (PCDF) is planning a nation-wide ‘Move 4 a Cure’ fundraising drive in October.

What is ‘Move 4 A Cure?’

Move 4 A Cure is the name of a PCDF program that will allow anyone affected by PCD—patients, families, friends, healthcare providers—to plan their own ‘Move-a-Thon’ and get pledges to support the PCD Foundation.  Individuals will be able to register their ‘Move-a-Thon’ on the PCD Foundation website and direct their personal donors to the PCDF donation page.

How Does ‘Move 4 A Cure’ Work?

This program is designed to be flexible and simple enough for anyone to participate at any level.

·         Step 1: Come up with your own idea to “move.” Be creative! Any activity that involves movement that you can collect pledges for will work!  You can create a brand new event or incorporate ‘Move 4 A Cure’ pledges into an existing event. Some pledge ideas already in development are:

 

-  Miles walked while wearing a bright orange PCD T-shirt (new event)

-   Eventing jumps cleared by horse and rider at local horse show (existing event)

-   Kilometers run during November Turkey Trot races (existing event)

-   Sit ups completed in one gym session (new event)

-   ‘Spin 4 the Cure’ spinning class for PCD (new event)

-  ‘Knit 4 the Cure’ rows knitted (hand movement) knitting challenge (new event)

 

·         Step 2: Register your event at the PCD Foundation website: 

·         Step 3: Promote your event

·         Step 4: ‘Move 4 A Cure’ and collect your pledges!

 

In the past decade PCD has come out of the shadows and research efforts are on the move. You can be a big part of the future of PCD.  Help us ‘Move 4 A Cure’ this October!



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