The holiday season is a great opportunity to make a difference for those living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth by joining the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Team CMT.
Team CMT is a grassroots community fundraising program with 160 members in 32 states and 6 countries. We even have a special team just for kids. Team CMT Kids is focused on supporting children with CMT in our schools.
The members of Team CMT are at the front line raising CMT awareness in local communities around the world. No action or amount is too small. Every effort you make becomes an integral part of helping those living with CMT.
What do Team CMT members do?
Members can share their story by creating a personal fundraising page account on our Team CMT donor page. They can also host and represent Team CMT at various events such as walks, bike races, and marathons.
Just check out Team CMT’s founder Chris Wodke and her amazing contribution to CMT awareness. Or Ed Moore, who is putting it all out there with his creative and bold fundraising strategy. Michael Watkins who is bravely tackling some of the toughest mountain bike races in the country. And Timmy Dixon, a CMT amputee who represented Team HNF in the 2015 TD Five Boro Bike Tour.
It is an exciting time for the CMT community with increased global awareness and the recent developments in CMT research. Current studies are bringing us closer to understanding and creating the technology needed for accurate disease prognosis, effective genetic counseling, and developing targeted therapies.
So come join us this holiday season and help HNF and Team CMT continue to raise awareness and the much needed funds to find a cure for CMT!