The 18th Annual Dash for Organ & Tissue Donor Awareness isonce again upon us.
Date: Sunday April 21, 2013
Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art
We have a new team name this year! We are now Team PENN MEDICINE.Last year, our team had 167 registered members and raised $8,804! We are hopingto raise at least $10,000 this year and recruit at least 180 members. Ourultimate goal is to recruit runners and walkers from all Penn Medicine entitiesto join our team in addition to our wonderful patients that join us every year.
Click here to visit our team website where you can register towalk or run with us. Team members are welcome to participate in the 5K (3.1miles) or 10K (6.2 miles) run, or the 3K (1.8 miles) walk. All events aredesigned to celebrate the success of transplantation and highlight the criticalneed for more registered organ and tissue donors.
Locally, 6,468 men, women, and children are waiting for the giftof a life-saving organ transplant. Nationally, more than 112,000 people arewaiting for a second chance at life.
The goal of the Dashis to bring awareness to the critical need for more organ and tissue donors.All proceeds benefit public education programs designed to increase the numberof people who register as organ and tissue donors.