Originally, I stumbled upon this event while compiling a list of events in Pennsylvania. Since my mom is a kidney cancer survivor I was intrigued, but didn't have time to really read much about this organization.
Well, today I read...and read and read. The NephCure Foundation promotes awareness and research for 2 kidney diseases: Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS. Both attack young and with little warning. I strongly urge you to visit their site, NephCure.org, to learn more. The personal stories are heart-wrenching and are filled with courage, hope and passion.
If you're in the Southeastern PA area I encourage you to join Team Gym Mama and walk this event. It's a fun walk (meaning that it's not timed and no prizes are awarded) and is only about 2 miles long. So, please consider joining me on Sunday, October 12th and help raise funds and awareness for Step Forward/The NephCure Foundation!
Won't be able to be there? You can donate anyway!