On behalf of the New York City Hemophilia Chapter and the over 3 million children and adults living with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders around the country, we thank you for joining us on June 2nd at the 14th Annual Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk that was held in Riverside Park. We were welcomed by blue skies, beautiful weather and an overwhelmingly high level of participation, energy and enthusiasm.
This year's event was very well attended with over 1,000 walkers joining us as we UNITED to raise funds to help fund research, advocacy and educational programs.
Our opening ceremony was complimented by our Masters of Ceremonies, Mily Cepeda and NYCHC Executive Director Jeremy Griffin.
A Very Special Thank You to
Our National Presenting Sponsor:
Our Official Sponsors:
Our Partner Sponsor:
Our Local Sponsors:
The crowd was wowed by a stream of performers who sang, danced and performed to raise awareness for our cause. Over 90 teams and 1,000 walkers came out to join us and we are happy to report that with donations still coming in, we have already raised over:
Thank you so much for attending. You have all made a REAL and PROFOUND difference in the lives of so many children and adults living with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
There is still time to donate to the event by clicking here or if you prefer to make a donation via check, please remember to make checks payable to "New York City Hemophilia Chapter". In the memo section, please indicate the name of the team or individual participant you are supporting. Checks can be mailed to:
NYC Hemophilia Chapter
315 West 36th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
If you have any questions, please contact Antonio Coppola at [email protected] or call (917) 722-3887 Ext. 703. We will see you all next June at the 15th Annual Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk! Click here and here to view this year's Walk photos!
The New York City Hemophilia Chapter (NYCHC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization incorporated in 2008 to address the needs of the bleeding disorder community in the greater NYC area. NYCHC's mission is to foster a sense of community amongst people affected by bleeding disorders in the greater NYC area, and to improve their health outcomes and quality of life.
The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research. "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success."