BENEFITING: Dysautonomia International
ORGANIZER: The R-G
EVENT: 2017 POTS Walk 5K Race
EVENT DATE: May 06, 2017
Jackie Rutter and Andrew Gully wrote -
Team Hanna G and ME thanks you for giving hope to the millions of Americans, 85% of whom are young women, battling POTS* everyday. As a family, and as an expanding team, we have been working hard to raise awareness and funds for this little-known syndrome that can destroy a patients ability to do the things we take for granted - hold a job, have a social life, attend school, plan for a career, leave the house, live free of pain, walk or even stand.
All proceeds benefit Dysautonomia International a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2012 by patients, caregivers, physicians and researchers dedicated to assisting people living with various forms of dysautonomia. Read more...
*Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a form of dysautonomia that is estimated to impact between 1,000,000 and 3,000,000 Americans, and millions more around the world. Read more...
To learn about Hanna's experience with POTS, please see this 2015 Teen Vogue article.
Thank you for your kindness and generosity, and remember to spread the word about POTS.