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FH Can’t Wait!

You can help win the Race for FH.

People with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) are in a race against time. Join the Race for FH to help raise funds that will help improve diagnosis rates, increase understanding of FH and ensure optimal care to save lives. 

The 2018 Race for FH kicks off on August 11 and crosses the finish line on September 24 -- FH Awareness Day.

Help us reach our goal of raising $150,000

 

The Race for FH is a Do-It-Yourself Fundraiser.

You choose how and when you race.

  • Walk, run, bike, swim, climb, roller skate, or something else
  • Form a team or participate on your own
  • Race all in one day or complete a challenge over time
  • Raise awareness, honor someone special or celebrate a milestone

Check out the video for inspiration!

How will you Race for FH?

walking
Walk a mile a day during the #Race4FH (August 11 through September 24)
running
Run a 5k on September 24 – FH Awareness Day
biking
Ride a total of 1000 miles between August 11 and September 24
weight lifting
Do a Crossfit WOD every day

Visit Race for FH to sign up today. www.theFHfoundation.org/Race-For-FH-Signup.

You will then be able to set up a personal fundraising page; add your own photos, videos and stories; and send emails right from your page asking people to support your efforts.

Why I Race for FH

“I'm a wife, a mommy, a sister, a daughter, a friend, a sales professional working in technology & government, a gourmet mostly-vegan cook, a runner, haiku writer, traveler, lover of all people and every culture and I have FH.

I am passionate about life and living it to it's fullest. I refuse to die from this and I make choices every single day that help lower my cholesterol and keep me thriving! Finding the FH Foundation not only saved my life, but the lives of my family members who also have FH.”

Lara McCole

Mother and son on beach

Every gift matters

Early and accurate diagnosis and effective treatment can dramatically increase life expectancy for people with FH. Every dollar donated through the Race for FH helps improve diagnosis rates, increase understanding of FH and ensure optimal care to save lives.

 $25 connects a person with FH with a community of others affected by FH. 

$100 provides educational programs and materials to people with FH to help them understand their treatment options.

$250 trains a volunteer to raise awareness of FH in their community.

$500 supports advancing technology that can identify the 90% who don't know they have FH.

$1,000 helps fund the CASCADE FH® Registry -- the only ongoing research that shows how individuals with FH are diagnosed and treated in the U.S.  

Register Today