Corporate Matching Gifts: Does Your Company Match Your Donation?
Did you know many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage philanthropy among their employees? And that some companies will even match to spouses, retirees, and board members?
By simply completing the matching gift form from your employer, you may be able to double, or even triple, the impact of your gift!
Click the button below to find out if your company will match your gift:
If you do not find your employer listed, please check with your company’s Human Resources department to see if your company offers a matching gift program. Continue reading
The revolutionary Outrider Horizon Trike could be yours!
Bids accepted until 12 noon ET April 11th, 2017
We are auctioning off a Horizon Off-road Electric Trike – model 210A, an adaptive, all-terrain electric trike that can be customized for riders of all abilities. This revolutionary Horizon Trike will be shipped to you right off the production floor, and can be customized to your specifications. Check it out in the video above! Only a limited number are in production so the only way you can get your hands on the extraordinary Horizon is to bid on it by April 11th, 2017!
ElectricBike.com says “This counts as my favorite test ride of any production electric bike ever…Outrider trikes are so much fun to ride, that anyone spending a day on one in the right terrain will probably not forget that day for the rest of their life.”
The Trike was donated by one of the initial backers of the trike’s successful Kickstarter campaign, so 100 percent of this sale will go toward supporting the FSH Society’s mission! Continue reading
by June Kinoshita
During the month of June of this year, the FSHD community will enjoy the thrill of having one of its own lead an eight-person team in the Race Across America (RAAM), a bicycle race from Oceanside, California, to Annapolis, Maryland. The team, recruited by George Pollock, plans to compete in the Open Relay Division. The team expects to complete the race in under seven days and cover more than 450 miles a day.
The team has a personal connection to the disease. Pollock has FSHD. He started to have muscle weakness in his lower right leg while in his late twenties. Ten years later, when he experienced muscle weakness in his left leg, he was finally diagnosed with FSHD. Fortunately for him, the disease is progressing slowly. He was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the FSH Society and has made a commitment to promote awareness to improve diagnosis, support patients, and raise money to fund the Society’s mission. Continue reading