Hoop-A-Thon to Benefit Huntington Disease on April 6

Monday, April 01, 2013

 
kids shooting basketballs at hoop-a-thon

The University of Iowa Huntington’s Disease Society of America Center of Excellence is helping to organize the 2013 Huntington’s Disease Society of America Cedar Rapids Hoop-A-Thon fundraising event, part of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America Iowa Chapter’s 2013 Hoop Tour. All funds raised for the Huntington’s Disease Society of America will go toward Huntington disease research and support.

  • When: Sunday, April 6, 1 - 4 pm
  • Where: Helen G. Nassif YMCA, 207 7th Avenue, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • What: Free-throw contest, Silent auction, Concessions

What Is a Hoop-A-Thon?

Participants stand at the free-throw line and attempt to make as many shots as they can in five minutes. Shooters collect donations or pledges per shot made in order to participate, and receive a T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for top shooters by age category and for top fundraisers.

Interested in Volunteering?

We need folks to help us prepare for the Hoop-A-Thon, as well as on the day of the event, with a variety of tasks. If you are interested, please contact Sean Thompson at sean-thompson@uiowa.edu or 319-384-4094 for more information.

Donations Needed

If you are a local business or individual interested in donating items for our silent auction, prizes for participants or other items, please contact Sean Thompson at sean-thompson@uiowa.edu or 319-384-4094 for more information.

For more information on the 2013 Huntington’s Disease Society of America Cedar Rapids Hoop-A-Thon visit the Iowa Chapter website or the event on Facebook.