With two walks down and three to go, the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is celebrating successes in Texas and New York. The Lone Star Chapter of the NHF in Houston raised more than $177, 278 for crucial research, education and advocacy during its walk on Saturday, September 6, 2008. The New York City Hemophilia Walk, held on Sunday, June 1, 2008, has raised more than $170,000.
Additional 2008 Hemophilia Walk sites that you can participate in and/or make a donation toward are:
- Northern Ohio Hemophilia Foundation—Independence, OH,
Saturday, September 20, 2008
- Arizona Hemophilia Association, Inc.—Phoenix, AZ, Sunday, September 28, 2008
- Hemophilia of North Carolina—Cary, NC, Saturday, October 18, 2008
Please visit the Hemophilia Walk Web site for additional dates or to sign up to walk, join a team, sponsor a walker or make a donation.
The national presenting sponsor for the Hemophilia Walk 2008 is Baxter Healthcare. The national premier sponsors are Bayer, CSL Behring, Grifols and Wyeth.