Sunday, January 19, 2014

26 Days of Kawasaki Disease Awareness: Day 19





To commemorate the 4th annual National Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day on January 26, 2014, I will be posting 26 ideas on how you can spread KD awareness in your own community and beyond - one idea per day until the 26th.  

Here are the past days:
Now let's get to today's idea:

Day 19: Organize a charity sporting event for KD.

In previous days, I've already mentioned organizing a 5k run or golf tournament to spread Kawasaki Disease awareness.  When you think about it, most sports could be used as a charity event.  Here are just some of the more popular ideas.

Basketball game or tournament:

Softball game or tournament:
Tennis tournament:

Billards tournament:

Soccer game or tournament:

Bowling tournament: 

I was able to find a few Kawasaki Disease themed sporting events, here they are in no particular order:

Tennis Club, Bellingham's Hoyos to host tournament to fight Kawasaki Disease
Clay Target Shoot-out Competition

Read more here: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2013/02/13/2877493/tennis-club-bellinghams-hoyos.html#storylink=cpy


Have you ever organized a charity sporting event for Kawasaki Disease (or anything else)? Do you think one of these options would do well in your city? Tell us about it! And come back tomorrow for day 20 of 26 days of Kawasaki Disease Awareness.  






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