Eos Connection 2017: APFED's 15th Annual Patient Education Conference on Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders

APFED’s Hope on the Horizon Walk for Eos

APFED's HOPE on the Horizon Walk for Eos
Friday, July 7
Cleveland Park - Greenville, SC 

When you participate in APFED's Walk, your fundraising dollars support our Hope on the Horizon Research Fund, allowing us to award grants to researchers who are investigating eosinophil-associated diseases.

Park Information
Cleveland Park Zoo Shelter 30
East Washington and Cleveland Park Drive 
Swamp Rabbit Trail 
Greenville, SC 29601

Transportation 
Shuttle service will be available from the hotel to Cleveland Park on Friday evening to walkers who have also registered for the Eos Connection conference.

Schedule
6:00 p.m. 
Gather at the conference for Walk check-in, and to meet the shuttle bus that will take us to Cleveland Park for the walk. 

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Walk will be held in Cleveland Park 

Registration Fees:

  • Single participant: $15
  • Family (groups of 4 or more): $50

All participants registering before June 10 will be guaranteed a walk t-shirt. Please specify each walker's t-shirt size when registering.

If you have any questions, please contact the Walk Coordinator, Julie Forrest, at jforrest@apfed.org 

Please share the word and encourage those you know to participate in our walk, either onsite in Greenville or virtually! Thanks in advance for your support of eosinophil-associated disease research!

***Participation in the Walk is optional. You will be given the opportunity to indicate your intent to participate during the conference registration process. Walkers may also register onsite.

Offline Donations:
Please download and print this pledge form.
See details on the form for further instructions

Online Donations:
To donate, or to encourage others to donate to our Walk in Greenville, please use this link: https://www.razoo.com/story/Vd4zxf. On this page you will also find the option to create your own personal fundraising page so that you can share your story and send a customized link to those you know. The link appears toward the bottom of the page and reads, “Start your own fundraiser to support this organization

Tips to Kick Off Your Fundraising

► Lead by example! Make a self-donation to show your commitment to the cause.

► Share your story! Create a personal fundraising webpage and tell the world why you are participating in the Walk.

► Make it a group effort! Organize a bake sale, yard sale, or game night to help boost donations and raise awareness for our cause.

► Spread the word! Share your efforts and link to your fundraising page on your social media accounts.

► Collect donations offline, too! Download our pledge form to help track your fundraising efforts.

Tips for Creating a Personalized Fundraising Page for this Walk

► Set your goal: How much money would you like to raise?

► Name your page. Use something that will easily identify yourself or loved one to your contributors. Example: Wendy's Warriors, Gage's Gang, etc. 

► Decide whether you would like to use email or your social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter)

► Tell your story. This is your opportunity to help people understand what you and your family struggle with every day. 

► Set duration of your fundraising page. We suggest July 15th so that people will have a little additional time to donate to your efforts. 

► Hit the "Publish" button 

► Share your link on social media and through email

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