As the Event Coordinator and California Ambassador for the Power of Pain Foundation (POPF) I would like to invite you to Help raise awareness in a balloon release fundraiser project this summer in Sacramento California for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD) aka Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Chronic Pain issues. Each balloon/balloon bunch will have a 4 sided tag attached. The tag will include your name/business name and short message, POPF Info, and RSD Info.
Saturday, July 21, 2012 – 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Location- To be announced
Pre-order Balloons at http://powerofpain.org/fundraising, be sure to include your name and short message in the comment section when completing your order. Names will also be posted on our website!
You do not have to be present in Sacramento California to participate. We will release your balloon or balloon bundles for you.
All purchases are tax deductible. The Power of Pain Foundation is a non profit 501(C)(3) Charity.
Not only will this help our cause, but will also give you advertising opportunities whether as a business, organization, foundation or individual. Your name, business name etc will be included on the tag released into the air.
Whoever finds it will not only learn about our us but you also.
For more information and to watch for updates including upcoming location Please visit and check back regularly at Public Event by Twinkle VanFleet and Barby Ingle at https://www.facebook.com/events/314514498596759/
Please help us and join our cause! We’re helping to raise continued awareness for Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Causalgia, Post Cancer Pain, and Diabetic Neuropathy.
We’re supporting the Power of Pain Foundation (POPF) in their ongoing efforts to assist patients and caregivers dealing with these and other life altering Neuropathies. Beneficiaries include patients who are economically and socially affected by these invisible diseases.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Causalgia that effects over 10,000,000 people in the United States alone. It is also an auto-immune disorder.
RSD/CRPS is a painful, progressive and often debilitating, neurological disorder that affects the network of nerves along the spinal cord. The Sympatheic Nervous System is commonly known as “Fight or Flight”. The left side of our brain contains the Para Sympathetic, the calm side and the right contains the Sympathetic. Imagine a frightful event, a tiger enters the room. The fight or flight response is our basic human instinct of survival. Fight the animal off, and face the serious consequences (fight) or get the heck out of there (flight aka fly away).
Image that a car alarm has been activated. You’re not sure why it was barely touched. It continues on with the loud noise. You finally realize that nothing you do is stopping it. Sensitivity may have triggered it but in any event it never shuts off. In this analogy there is no solution to shutting the alarm down. None!
Of course the option would have been to either cut the wires to cease the noise or to somehow dismantle or uninstall the system causing it. The alarm is the non stop seemingly never ending pain that a RSD/CRPS patient feels constantly.
There is no cure to date! Hope to see you there!
If you have RSD/CRPS and are interested in possibly working this event with me or can help in anyway please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org