Global Genes and WAM! have the great opportunity to participate in the annual Festival of Children Foundation's Carousel of Possible Dreams, on Wednesday, November 9. Carousel of Possible Dreams is an innovative fundraising program from Festival of Children Foundation that helps fund the dreams of children's charities. This event will aid Global Genes in raising the funds necessary to support WAM! in expanding their programming efforts, and the expansion of their organization. Five riders on behalf of Global Genes and WAM! will join other charity participants and ride the Disneyland Carousel to help raise funds. Global Genes and WAM! riders to include Shira Strongin (WAM! Founder), Travis Flores (author, actor, philanthropist) and Madison McLaughlin (actress, The Mentalist, Arrow) Nicole Boice (CEO, Global Genes), and Perla Portillo (Patient Advocate). To make a donation today to support WAM!'s efforts, please visit http://bit.ly/CarouselofDreams.
About Global Genes
Global Genes is a leading global advocacy non-profit organization for patients and families fighting rare and genetic diseases. Global Genes works to eliminate rare and genetic disease challenges by building awareness, developing patient-focused educational tools, funding patient care programs and early investigative research. Recognized worldwide by the Blue Denim Genes Ribbon™, Global Genes is dedicated to uniting experts, advocates, patients and their families. The organization seeks to support the development of treatments and cures for the 7,000+ rare and genetic diseases that affect an estimated 30 million Americans and over 350 million people worldwide.
About We Are More!
WAM! aims to connect young adults in the rare disease community in an effort to empower them and collectively work to change the perception of illness and rare disease in mainstream media. The mission is simple; the impact will be significant.
About Festival of Children Foundation
Festival of Children Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that serves to bring together and coordinate the efforts of charities, companies and individuals who actively work to improve the lives of children. Festival of Children Foundation gives a voice, guidance and support. 100% of the administrative costs are covered by designated funding, allowing donations to go further in direct support of programs and services that improve the lives of children. www.festivalofchildren.org
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