Feb 20, 2009

The Nerdy Bird needs your help!

I'm sure most of you are aware by now, I have Muscular Dystrophy. There are a lot of "walks" out there raising money to find cures for certain diseases but the Muscular Dystrophy Association does it a little differently since most of us can't walk that well or at all. That's why they created the MDA Stride & Ride!

On March 29th I'll be participating in the 6th Annual Metro NY/NJ Stride & Ride at the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY. If you've ever been there you know it's a GIANT four-story mall that houses an IMAX theater, a Dave & Buster's and a ferris wheel, not to mention a slew of shops.

Besides the annual Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, this is the one other MDA event I actively seek donations for. I've dubbed my team "The Nerdy Birds" (surprise, surprise) and so far it consists of my parents and myself but I'm hoping to get more friends and family involved for the actual walk. 

I'd like to ask all my blog readers to make a small (or large!) donation to sponsor me and/or my team for the Stride & Ride. You can make a general donation to "The Nerdy Birds" on our Team Page or a donation directly sponsoring me on My Homepage. They'll show you predetermined amounts based on certain services MDA provides and if you can give that much that's fantastic but you can also fill in your own number. Remember, ANY amount is a good amount, no matter how small or large!

If anyone has any questions, feel free to ask. I'd also like to point out that I had nothing to do with the making of this spectacularly fitting picture, I just couldn't resist using it! Have a great weekend everyone!!

3 comments:

Darius Whiteplume said...

Hey there,

Gave you a shout out on my blog and a little green love from the motorcycle-accident-settlement-fund. Good luck with your goal.

I'd love to come to the event. That sounds like a cool mall. I've never been to NY or NJ (except for a dreary 5 hours in LaGuardia), but have a few virtual friends there in NJ. Its a long drive from NC :-(

Darius Whiteplume said...

It has not shown up yet on your team-page, but I promise I donated.

The Nerdy Bird said...

Thank you very much Darius.