Date: May 01, 2015
Cardel Homes is partnering with the Parkinson Association of the Rockies in a push-up challenge to raise funds and awareness to fight this debilitating disorder that affects over 4 million people worldwide.
Participants are asked to challenge one another to do push-ups (creativity is highly encouraged), record it on video and post it on the Push-ups 4 Parkinson’s Facebook page with the hashtag #pushups4parkinsons and then donate a desired amount to their local Parkinson’s organization.
Cardel Homes will also match contributions made to the Parkinson Association for this campaign dollar-for-dollar, for up to a total of $25,000!
Check out info below to help you get your “guns” ready…the Push-ups 4 Parkinson’s Challenge kicks off May 1 and runs for 60 days.
It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3… Video | Donate | Nominate
1. Video yourself doing push-ups (creativity encouraged) and upload it to Facebook with the hashtag #pushups4parkinsons
2. Donate to your local Parkinson's organization
3. Nominate friends (one or many) to take the Push-ups 4 Parkinson's Challenge
Click here for more information.
Click here to donate.
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