Human Growth Foundation, a national, non-profit organization whose mission is to help children and adults with disorders of growth and growth hormone will host its first annual Step Up and Walk on Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm at Flushing Meadows – Corona Park in Queens, New York.
The event will feature dignitaries, celebrities, entertainment for all ages, community vendors, giveaways, and awards to Top Fundraising Walkers and Top Fundraising Teams.
Step Up and Walk will allow Human Growth Foundation to:
- provide "starter grants" to encourage research in both physical and psychosocial areas of growth disorders and chondroplasias
- host Discussion Forums for parents of children, and adults, with growth disorders
- conduct awareness/outreach programs to identify and encourage persons with growth disorders to seek appropriate diagnosis and treatment