Family support, raffles, research, and beyond!
Hoping this letter finds everyone enjoying the final days of summer and getting ready to head back to school. Be sure to check out our “back-to-school” sale in the GP2C and Rett University store. We are offering a 20% discount (Code = BACKTOSCHOOL) for all GP2C merchandise and Rett U online courses, so this is a great time to get your teachers, therapists and caretakers a little “continuing education” before the school year starts!
Read the full newsletter at the link below for some exciting and encouraging news, treatment options, and resources from the world of Rett Research…the kind of stuff that keeps us working hard (#HopeInAction) every day at GP2C, on behalf of our children and yours! We never say it enough, but thank you for all of your prayers, support, encouragement and fundraising efforts. – read the rest of Kevin’s letter to the community.
This month, Girl Power 2 Cure’s giveaway is a set of customizable Purple Cards! This resource is a wonderful way to easily share your child’s Rett Syndrome story. Rett Syndrome Awareness month is coming up in October, and these cards are a great tool to have to help spread the word!
Click below for your chance to win a set of 250 customizable purple cards!
We also have some great back to school items in our Rett University shop. Make sure your child has their writing utensils (flipbooks) and a GP2C backpack to go back to school in style. You could even pick up their favorite books from the Rett U Book Club to share with their classmates and teachers. Use discount code BACKTOSCHOOL for 20% off!
Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom
Family Support Blog
In case you missed it, our Family Support Team has put together some tips and tricks when heading out on a road trip or going abroad! The start of the new school year is just around the corner, so be sure to keep a lookout for our “Back to School” series coming soon!
Come one, come all to the 6th Annual Move It Move It for Mateah on August 17th at 8 am. This inspiring run will be at the beautiful Edness K. Wilkins State Park in Evansville Wyoming! 10% of total proceeds will benefit the non-profit host Darbi’s Gate, with the remainder donated to Girl Power 2 Cure to benefit Rett Syndrome research.
The 4th Annual Racing for Rett 5K will be held in Harrisonville, MO on October 12, 2019. Racing for Rett is a 5K run/walk and silent auction that raises money and awareness for Rett Syndrome. In 2017, more than 200 participants raised over $14,000! We expect even more this year, and would love to have your support! Registration details coming soon!
Our 2nd Annual Rockin’ for Rett Huntsville Dinner will be held October 17th at the beautiful Huntsville Botanical Gardens! This will be an evening filled with great food, music, silent auction and an amazing guest speaker. Tickets, tables and sponsorship opportunities are available at the links below!
Smash Out Rett, Tampa, FL. Join us for a “smashing” good time on Sunday, October 2019. Release your frustration by totally annihilating a room filled with dishes, TVs, and windshields. Weapons of choice include sledgehammers, baseball bats, pipes, golf clubs, and more! This is the perfect way to relieve stress, and also a great workout! Registration coming soon!
The 2020 Team is almost complete! We have a very limited number of 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon bibs remaining. If you are interested in joining the most dynamic, fun and passionate team, you are in the right place.
We will have discounted room rates at one of Orlando’s best resorts, and:
- One-on-one consulting sessions with Rett University Co-Founder, Susan Norwell and Rett U Coach, Kourtney Barnum
- GP2C Team Dinner
- runDisney Health & Fitness Expo booth
- Finish line tent with goodies at all races!
This will be Team GP2C’s 9th year participating in this MAGICAL weekend! Come join us and take on Walt Disney World with over 25,000 runners while helping make an impact for all of those battling Rett Syndrome!
Thank you to our 2020 Disney Princess Sponsors: