Knoxville Tennessee Team Hope Walk

 

Hosted by the Tennessee Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA)

 

WHAT

The Knoxville Tennessee Team Hope Walk is a fundraising event that will consists of the community walking together to support HDSA’s fight to improve the lives of people affected with HD as well as their families.

 

WHO

Contact: Kristy Campbell-Hill

Phone:     865-454-0254

Email Address:     kristy42782@yahoo.com

 

WHEN

Saturday, September 14th @ 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (EST)

 

WHERE

Victor Ashe Park

4901 Bradshaw Rd

Knoxville, Tennessee 37912

 

EVENT INFO

Check in at 7:30 a.m.

All donations go towards HDSA

 

For more information: Visit here

 

Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure. Each child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of inheriting the faulty gene that causes Huntington’s disease.

 

Today, there are approximately 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease. The symptoms of Huntington’s disease are described as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s – simultaneously.

 

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by HD. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today and hope for tomorrow for people with HD and their families.

 

To learn more about Huntington’s disease and the work of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, visit www.HDSA.org or call 1(800)345-HDSA.

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