Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Step Up and Walk for Children with Growth Disorders: Students, Friends, Family, Colleagues

Step Up and Walk will be an amazing community event, rain or shine! Together we are raising awareness of child growth disorders, adult growth hormone deficiency, and raising funds to continue providing critical research, education, support and advocacy.

This event is for ALL AGES:
friends, family, colleagues, leashed pets ...everyone! 

-- event tee-shirts
-- breakfast
-- refreshments

-- entertainment
-- vendors
-- and more!

(elementary, high school, college/university):
Be a part of a growing solution!

Register to walk as an individual or 
form a super cool team and 
you will receive:

-- letters of recommendation (perfect for school credit, volunteer hours, college applications)

-- certificate of participation


On behalf of all of us at the Human Growth Foundation, 
your efforts touch the entire community. 

Thank you!
Human Growth Foundation

About the Human Growth Foundation:
Human Growth Foundation is 501 (c) nonprofit organization whose mission is to help children, and adults with disorders of growth and growth hormone through research, education, support, and advocacy. 

HGF is dedicated to helping medical science to better understand the process of growth, including intrauterine growth retardation, Russell-Silver syndrome, Turner's syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Noonan's syndrome, chondroplasias, and more. 

We provide:
--"Starter grants" to encourage research in both physical and psychosocial areas of growth disorders and chondroplasias.

--Discussion Forums for parents of children and adults with growth disorders.

--Awareness/outreach programs to identify and encourage persons with growth disorders to seek appropriate diagnosis and treatment.

--Quarterly newsletter and multiple booklets, and answers questions from the members and the public in support of the above goals.

--Strong partnerships with highly acclaimed pediatric and adult endocrinologists.