The History of Girl Power 2 Cure
Girl Power 2 Cure was founded in 2006 by Ingrid Harding with a focus on bringing the Rett Syndrome community together to drive awareness, support families, provide education and fund Rett Syndrome research. Since that time, Girl Power 2 Cure has grown into an organization recognized worldwide for working to unite the efforts of everyone fighting this debilitating disorder.
In August 2017, Ingrid passed the torch to the dedicated GP2C Team to keep the organization going – keeping the flower in full bloom.
Girl Power 2 Cure’s accomplishments have included:
2006- Girl Power 2 Cure launch
2009- Rettgirl.org launch- an informational website supporting families
2011- Team GP2C launch- a running community throughout the country which includes six years at the Disney Princess Half Marathon
2014- Rett University launch- an online education platform
2015- Rett Girl Magazine- first issue published, an electronic and printed Rett family support and education publication
Through the efforts of donors, volunteers and partners, Girl Power 2 Cure has invested over $3.5 MM to support programs like family support and education including directly awarding nearly $1.5MM to fund research projects at the Rett Syndrome Research Trust.
I worked with GP2C while running the #Ragnar4Rett with the other ladies from #TeamSparkle. They are AWESOMESAUCE! The money that goes towards Rett Research is extremely valuable and I am honored to have been a part of something so much bigger than myself!