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Where do I register for Itching for a Cure?
Do I have to hold an event?
Can I get a t-shirt?
How can I create awareness?
Is there a registration fee?
Can I create a team?
Can I host my own in-person walk in my town?
Do you have any tips for fundraising?
Are there prizes for fundraising?
You can register here. Create your own fundraising page for Itching for a Cure and share with your community.
No! You can fundraise for National Eczema Association in connection with any kind of event that you’d like to put on: fun run, bake sale, dance-a-thon. Or you can simply run an online fundraiser here.
Yes! We encourage you to purchase a super soft 100% ring spun cotton Eczema Awareness Month t-shirt to wear at your event, during Eczema Awareness Month, and throughout the year. If you’d like to purchase t-shirts for your whole team, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Itching for a Cure is part of Eczema Awareness Month. There’s lots of ways you can join us in spreading the word, telling your story, and raising awareness of eczema as a life-changing condition that impacts 30 million Americans.
♦ Post regularly on social media.
♦ Tag National Eczema Association on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook using @nationaleczema.
♦ Use #hashtags to join the conversation. Recommended hashtags are: #eczemaawarenessmonth #itchingforacure #unhideeczema.
♦ Wear your Eczema Awareness Month t-shirt throughout the month.
♦ Share photos of yourself in your Eczema Awareness Month t-shirt.
♦ Use the live video feature on social media to share your event with your virtual community.
♦ Share your fundraising goals and milestones achieved!
♦ Share your fundraising page on social media.
No! There’s no cost to take part in Itching for a Cure.
Yes! NEA’s online donation service makes it easy to join forces and form a team!
Every dollar you raise for National Eczema Association supports education, advocacy, and research that improves the lives of millions of people with eczema.
Fundraising is sharing your story – tell your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and others in your community that you are “Itching for a Cure.” Help them understand what it’s like to live with this non-contagious, incurable disease characterized by non-stop itch. It only takes one person to make a difference, and that person can be YOU!
How to Raise $1,000 in 5 Steps:
♦ Sponsor yourself for $25 or more
♦ Ask 3 family members to sponsor you for $25
♦ Set up a Facebook fundraiser and ask your online community to contribute any amount from $5 to $50 to help you reach your goal of $150 by end of October
♦ Ask 5 friends for $20 each
♦ Ask 5 coworkers or neighbors for $20 each
♦ Ask 5 businesses where you usually shop to donate $50 each
♦ Host a fundraising party (dinner, lunch, wine tasting, or game night)
♦ Invite 10 people and ask each to donate $30
Yes! We appreciate you! See below for fun prizes you can win when you meet one of these fundraising goals.
$100 – National Eczema Association branded Kleen Kanteen 27oz stainless bottle
$250 – Eczema Awareness Month t-shirt (or other available NEA t-shirt)
$500 – Eczema Expo 2019 kit – backpack, t-shirt, buttons
$1,000 – Free registration to Eczema Expo 2020
$2,000 – Second free registration to Eczema Expo 2020
When you achieve a fundraising level, you’ll receive the prize for that dollar amount, plus the prizes for all other fundraising levels you surpassed!
Prizes will be distributed after Itching for a Cure 2019 has concluded in November. Eczema Expo-related prizes may be collected after Expo 2020 registration has begun. Itching for a Cure prizes have no cash value, and no substitutions may be made.