Spirit Wheel Walk Run (SWWR) events were held in June celebrating Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Awareness Month! These grassroots community walks continue to thrive. There were 9 walks held in June, and 4 more scheduled for July and August. SWWRs have become a tradition in many communities and organizers have done an incredible job making these events a day to look forward to year after year.
When I found out that June is National Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month, I was very excited because June was also the month that I had my one and only shunt installation surgery to save my life. We walk every year as a way of celebrating another year of being healthy. Every year I meet new people who are living with these conditions so it is a fun way to get together with others who are going through what I am going through." Megan Male- Organizer of the Spinal Tappers SWWR in St. Catharines
“Community” is the strength of each and every SWWR, no matter how large or how small they may be. It’s the dedication and passion of the people involved that makes this grassroots campaign a roaring success.
Thank you to O.O.S. Medical for their ongoing sponsorship of the event.
To all donors, participants and volunteers. THANK YOU!