Casting 4 A Cure, Inc.

Casting 4 A Cure helps raise critical funds for research and family support for those affected by Rett Syndrome, a debilitating neurological disorder that affects 1 in every 10,000 girls. Our goal is to help researchers find a cure by 2018. And with your help, we can get there!
Jan 28, 2014

Casting 4 A Cure - End of year 2013 update

2013 was a great year for Casting 4 A Cure. We hosted over 120 people at our events in Victor ID, Steamboat, CO and Sulphur Springs MT.  While doing so we were able to donate $75,000 to the International Rett Syndrome Foundation to support the SCOUT Program, which will be screening FDA approved drugs for their effectiveness against some Rett Syndrome symptoms.

We were also the subject of an episode of the Outdoor Channel's "Seasons on the Fly" TV show which aired 13 times in 2013 and raised awareness of Rett Syndrome and Casting 4 A Cure's efforts to thousands of people.

We are looking forward to another great year in 2014 and hope you can join us for one of our events and support us in getting closer to a cure with every cast.

Sep 18, 2013

September Update

Hello to all our donors, sponsors, and constituents. It has been a great summer for Casting 4 A Cure, as we held our 6th annual C4C event in Steamboat CO, our 5th annual event in Victor, ID, and our 3rd C4C event at the Bar Z Ranch outside of Bozeman.  

All in all, over 110 people participated in the events, our largest number of participants to date.  We raised some great awareness as we had many newcomers to our Victor ID event.  They all walked away with a better understanding of the challenges that face a little girl who suffers from Rett, as well as what the families are up against. They were also enlightened to the amazing progress we are making in terms of research and our funding of the SCOUT Program sponsored by the International Rett Syndrome Foundation.  The SCOUT Program will be screening pre-approved FDA drugs for positive reactions for Rett Syndrome symptoms.  We are very excited about this program as if successful, it will substantially speed up the process of bringing drugs to market for Rett.

We have not closed the book on 2013 abnd have some more fundraising events planned, but we are confident tat we will be able to donate $70,000 to The International Rett Syndrome Foundation this year.

As Rett Syndrome Awareness Month is coming up in October, please tell your friends and family about Casting 4 A Cure and if they would like to help us achieve our goals of turning Research to Reality, then please send them to  www.casting4acure.com and they can make a donation there.

Thanks so much for your support of Casting 4 A Cure!

May 17, 2013

Casting 4 A Cure - 2013 Update

As we move into the summer season, Casting 4 A Cure is getting into high gear as we approach our three big events for 2013; our Steamboat Casting 4 A Cure event July18-20; our Victor, ID C4C event Aug 22-24; and our Bar Z Ranch event Sept 13-16.    We are currently sold out for all three events and are looking forward to raising our goal of $100,000 to help fund clinical research and family support programs thru the work of the International Rett Syndrome Foundation.  We are also anticipating to raise significant awareness around Casting 4 A Cure and The International Rett Syndrome Foundation as we will have exposure on the NBC Sports show, "Seasons on the Fly" again for 2013.  This time the show will focus on our Victor ID event and will talk to family members of girls with Rett.

We have so far this year raised $35,000 and have just sent a disbursement to IRSF for $15,000 to help fund clinical trials at Houston Children's hospital. 

We are really looking forward to a successful fundraising summer and thanks for your support of Casting 4 A Cure in 2013!

 

Regards,

 

Bill Farnum

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