Brain on Fire 5K for Hope
Information – The Dewees Family is organizing a 5K run to raise awareness for Autoimmune Encephalitis in honor of their son Luke. He was diagnosed with AE a day after turning 13 and suggested they would organize a run to raise funds and awareness. Read more.
Date – September 21, 2019
Location – Friedman Park, Newburgh IN
Type – 5K run and kids fun run
Amount Raised – $26,000
Walk on Walk on Together Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis Awareness
Information – Team Fledderjohn is fundraising and raising AE Awareness in honor of their son Alex. Please join them in West Chester, Ohio for an AE Awareness gathering. They will have a neurologist and psychiatrist speak at this event and there will be room for questions. Read more.
Date – August 17, 2019
Location – West Chester Hospital, OH
Type – AE Awareness gathering
Amount Raised – $3,323
Florence Forth Road Race
Information – Florence Forth was started by Leslie and Will McDow who lost their daughter Florence on March 4th, 2012 after a long battle with autoimmune encephalitis. Read more.
Date – March 2, 2019
Location – Durham NC
Type – 10K, 5K run and walk
Amount Raised – $38,000
Host your own AE Awareness gathering
Raising AE Awareness is key to early diagnosis and treatment.
AE Alliance has created an ‘AE Awareness tool box’, which you can use for your gathering. You can host a gathering at your house, at the parc, during coffee or lunch at your work, over dinner, at a clubhouse, the library or maybe even a restaurant.
What is in the AE Awareness tool box?
A presentation including the AEA movie
Stacks of AE Awareness cards
AE Alliance brochures