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Cause Areas

When

Sat May 06, 2017, 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Floyd Light Middle School10800 SE Washington St (Track)Portland, OR 97216


About

Hi! We need volunteers to help us out on the day of our walk-a-thon, helping with setting up the event, registration, handing out t-shirts, and cleaning up after the event.

The Portland, OR Team Hope Walk is going to be on May 6th and we are raising money for the mission of HDSA, to improve the lives of everyone with HD and their loved ones. You can find more information, and even sign up as a volunteer (for free!) at www.hdsa.org/thwportland.

Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure. HD is known as the quintessential family disease because every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of carrying the faulty gene. Today, there are 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease.

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the premier not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today, hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their families. To learn more, please visit www.hdsa.org.

Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors and communities walk together each year to support HDSA's fight to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families. From forming a team, to sponsoring an event, to volunteering, you too can help make a difference in so many lives. Join Team Hope for HD, and help us provide help for today, hope for tomorrow! Learn more by visiting www.hdsa.org/teamhope.


Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

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