Starfish Fundraising Series

Starfish Fundraising Series

After some very successful fundraising events we wanted to build on the accomplishments by branding our very own events – The Starfish Fundraising Series, where everyone across the nation and around the world can participate.  The Starfish Fundraising Series includes, Starfish Dash – Run/Walk, Starfish Splash – Swim, Starfish Strike – Bowl, Starfish Scramble– Golf, Starfish Smash – Tennis, Starfish Sew – Quilting, which can be large events or quaint gathering; held once or as an annual event to help raise funds, boost awareness and to be enjoyed with your community. Learn more about the Starfish Fundraising Series here.

Upcoming Starfish Fundraising Series Events:

Starfish Pub Crawl – Normal, Illinois

Dates: April 2018 (TBD)
Events: Pub Crawl

Check back fro more information soon!

Starfish Dash – San Antonio, Texas

Dates: April 28, 2018
Events: 5K (3.1 mi)
Chairperson: Fred & Tracy Gibbons, office@chromosome18.org 

Click HERE to register or donate!

Starfish Scramble – Houston, Texas

Join Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society’s Starfish Scramble at Topgolf Houston.  

Together, we’ll have an afternoon of golf, comradery, spirit, and fun while raising awareness and money for our organization’s mission of helping people with chromosome 18 abnormalities overcome the obstacles they face so they may lead happy, healthy and productive lives.

Clubs will be provided or you may bring your own.

Everyone is invited and teams are encouraged to participate. Fundraising efforts are highly encouraged and appreciated. All funds raised will go toward the goal of making chromosome 18 the first treatable chromosome abnormality.

Once you have registered, joined a team or created a team, you can personalize your page; upload a picture, nickname your fundraiser, adjust your goal, modify your page headline & invite friends and family to participate & donate to help reach your goals.

Click here to register!


Past Starfish Fundraising Series Events:

Starfish Dash – Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Event Series

Dates: September 16-17, 2017
Events: ½ Marathon (13.1 mi), 10K (6.2 mi), 5K (3.1 mi)
Chairperson: Liz Woodfield, woodfieldl@chromosome18.org

Read more about this event here.

Starfish Dash – Fort De Soto 15K & 5K

Dates: October 1, 2017
Events: 15K (9.3 mi), 5K (3.1 mi)
Chairperson: Shelby Griffin, shelbydavisgriffin@gmail.com

Starfish Dash – Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Event Series

Dates: October 14-15, 2017
Events: ½ Marathon (13.1 mi), 10k (6.2 mi), 5K (3.1 mi)
Chairperson: Angie Moss, angiemoss@mac.com

Starfish Fundraising Series – San Antonio Rock ‘n’ Roll Event Series

Dates: December 2-3, 2017
Events: Marathon (26.2 mi), ½ Marathon (13.1 mi), 2 person ½ marathon relay, 10k (6.2 mi), 5K (3.1 mi), 1 mi kids run
Chairperson: Please contact the office for more information, office@chromosome18.org

Read more about this event here.

Interested in participating but don’t see an event near you?  Contact our office for more information!  We are always looking for Starfish Fundraising Series chairpersons to add new cities – you can create your own event or become part of an existing event!