100 NF2 Fighters Challenge: How-to fundraise online

Thank you for joining the challenge of raising $1000 and If you haven’t signed up already please click here and you will understand how the funds will be used for tackling NF2.

So far we have 48 fighters that are taking the challenge. Please convince your friends and family to take part of this challenge and be one of the One Hundred Fighter.

You can raise the funds the way you wish, here below you will find several ways to raise your funds and a generic text explaining how the funds will be used:

Text you can use in your communications:

“NF2 Biosolutions is putting the best labs and best minds in the race to tackle the cruelty of NF2. We continue nonstop at evaluating new approaches and techniques to tackle NF2.
So far we support four different novel therapy approaches. Since we don’t know yet if these approaches that are demonstrating promise in the lab will ultimately work as well in a human, we don’t want to focus on just one area. We want to continue to onboard new labs and researchers with novel ideas and medical approaches.

There is a new approach that we want to jumpstart. It is leveraging the Pfizer/Moderna Covid19 vaccine delivery technique (LNPs = lipid nanoparticules) as a mechanism to deliver genes to correct or induce tumor cell death. These tiny particles can enter the cells and be used instead of a vector (virus). LNP doesn’t have re-dosage limitations like we have with viruses that are being attacked by our immune system.

We need your financial support to start this research in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania (Philadephia) at the lab of Dr. Michael Mitchell. The University of Pennsylvania is the place where LNPs delivery technique originated.
$100,000 will fund a full time researcher and lab expenses for 12 months. We will reach this goal if 100 people are up to the challenge of raising $1000 each.

I am one of the 100 fighter and I need your help to reach my goal of $1000″

Different ways to fundraise:

1. Fundraiser Webpage to share:

You can share this fundraiser page https://donorbox.org/one-hundred-nf2-fighters by email or on social media but don’t forget to tell them to type in the form your name (fundraiser fighter) so we will know that the donation is toward your $1000 goal. We will let you know when someone donated.

Or do you want your private fundraiser webpage?  Like this one for example : https://donorbox.org/100-fighters-challenge-robyn ? With your own $ meter goal. Please request it to Gilles at gilles@nf2biosolutions.org

2. Create your Facebook fundraiser, it is easy:

Create your own Facebook donation campaign, and post on your Facebook wall with your own fundraiser goal. Go here for instructions on how to set it up.

See the fundraiser of Matt as an example: https://www.facebook.com/donate/291443865699398/10225206951190654/

You can also add the “Lion 100 fighters” image on your fb fundraiser to drag more the attention. Here is the image that you can download and add to your fundraiser.

3. Find items to auction and create an auction on Facebook

Here is a simple How-to video where Chantelle Nobis explains how she created her auction on Facebook and raise funds. Do not hesitate to contact Chantelle at chantelle@nf2biosolutions.org

4. Pampered Chef sales 

.  You can run your own pampered Chef product sales to your friends and family network, 20% of the sales will go to NF2 BioSolutions. If you are interested contact Erin Stuckey erin.stuckey78@gmail.com (210) 753-6449 and tell her you want to raise funds for NF2 BioSolutions. Erin will guide you in making this event successful.

5. Card Party Event Fundraiser

In Michigan, people are fond of playing Euchre (a trick taking game with a trump, played by four players in teams of two) but this would work with any similar card game. Terri Rausch, board member of NF2 BioSolutions is explaining to us how to run such an event, Click here for all the info.



6. Ice Cream Social Fundraiser Event 

A social event for friends, family, people impacted with NF to gather, eat ice cream, network and have fun.  You can do this by donation only, set out a box and people throw in cash or checks.  Here Terri is explaining how to run such an event.




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