Thank you for Registering for Freedom to Move

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Thank you for your support of Freedom to Move: Run, Walk and Wheel, and the dystonia community in Canada. Your support will help us to continue to fund research into better clinical treatments, and ultimately a cure for dystonia. 

Remember, you have the entire month of June to complete your race. Here are some tips for getting started: 

GEAR UP

If you opted in for merchandise during registration, watch your mailbox for DMRF Canada Freedom to Move Merchandise! All opt ins include free domestic shipping. This means that your participant package will be delivered right to your door! 

WARM UP

Stretch and prepare to get active! Click here for a stretching video created by Dyfying Dystonia Founder and DMRF Canada Board Member, Casey Kidson.  

Click here for a list of safe training tips for your Run, Walk or Wheel – while maintaining physical distancing.  

SHOW UP

Remember to let people know that they can support, you, or participate in the event too!

Anytime you’re working toward your goal, use your Freedom to Move merch. Don’t forget to post your pictures online and tag @DMRFCanada using #FreedomToMove

FUNDRAISE

Fundraising will run from the start of the campaign  throughout the month of June! Together let's raise $75,000.00 for dystonia research and support programs.   

 

SEE HOW YOUR PARTICIPATION AND FUNDRAISING SUPPORT OF FREEDOM TO MOVE WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

$20 provides a package of resources for newly diagnosed person with dystonia.

$500 provides an expert-led webinar tailored specifically for the dystonia community.

 

$1,000 provides funding for a virtual educational event or symposium with multiple healthcare professionals. 

 

 $6,000 would support half of a DMRF Canada Discovery Grant, in partnership with the Banting Foundation, supporting early investigator research that could enable medical breakthroughs to find a cure for dystonia.

 

$60,000 would fund the DMRF Canada Clinical and Research Fellowship, or one complete Scientific Research Project that could find a cure for dystonia. 

Click here for details on previously funded research projects.