Previous Fundraising Events
RTD Awareness Day Campaign – 2018
As part of the worldwide, month long campaign leading up to Riboflavin Transporter Deficiency (RTD) Awareness Day and Giving Tuesday an incredible $51,240.00 was raised for the Cure RTD Foundation. Thank you to everyone that donated and we are overwhelmed and so very appreciative of the support. Each new research study on RTD gets us one step closer to better treatment and a cure for this devastating disease. The amount donated this past month is enough to get an entire new RTD research study off the ground. Imagine the possibilities in what we might discover !!
Also a very special thanks to all the families and individuals affected by RTD worldwide that put on fund raising events this past month. It will take an army to beat RTD and we showed the world we are united in our fight. Way to go!
North Texas Giving Day – 2018
You did it! As part of the North Texas Giving Day annual online giving event the Cure RTD Foundation raised an incredible $59,283.00, including an additional $5,000 for breaking last year’s record !!! We did it together, and we did it with LOVE. Thank you for pushing hard to make a difference to the everyone affected by RTD. Imagine the possibilities in what we’ll tackle next! Out of 2,690 organizations participating Cure RTD had the 7th largest amount raised by any small charity.
In the upcoming weeks Cure RTD will be announcing two exciting research grants, which this money will help support. We would not be here without our incredible RTD families from all over the world. And, we truly would not be here without YOU. Thank you for walking with us and helping us get where we are now. Your support gives us the gift of hope.
Hunt Oil Golf Tournament – 2018
On August 25, 2018, Hunt Oil hosted a golf tournament to raise money and awareness for Riboflavin Transporter Deficiency. An amazing $14,000 was raised and donated to the Cure RTD Foundation from the event. A huge thanks to Hunt Oil and all employees who participated and for making a difference in the lives of those affected by RTD. Special thanks to our own Chad Griffith who helped arrange for Cure RTD to be part of this tournament.
Congratulations and very special thanks to 12-year-old Matthew Noel who raised an incredible $4,032.00 USD for the Cure RTD Foundation through his Lubbock (Texas) Lemonade Day stand, smashing the old city record. Also a huge thank you to the many community sponsors in Lubbock that supported Matthew’s event and the RTD community. Mathew’s 6 year old cousin, Julia, has RTD Type 2 and is also the daughter of Cure RTD’s co-founder and science director, Keith Massey. We raise a (lemonade) glass and toast your amazing efforts !!!
With SO many amazing grassroots events starting to come together around the world the RTD community is TOGETHER defined. Together, we will #CureRTD. Thank you.
North Texas Giving Day
You did it! As part of the North Texas Giving Day annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza the Cure RTD Foundation raised $51,550.00 – in ONE DAY! We did it together, and we did it with LOVE. Thank you for pushing hard to make a difference to the everyone affected by this horrible disorder. Imagine the possibilities in what we’ll tackle next! To make things more incredible, Cure RTD had the most individuals donations for a new small charity of the 2,723 participating nonprofits, which resulted in an additional $5,000.00 prize being provided to Cure RTD.
Thanks to your support, we have some therapeutic ideas that could make a real difference in the lives of those suffering. These will be tested thoroughly, and it will take time to see what they could mean. We would not be here without our incredible RTD families from all over the world. And, we truly would not be here without YOU. Thank you for walking with us and helping us get where we are now. Your support gives us the gift of hope.
“Hunt Cares” Campaign
As part of their 2017 September “Hunt Cares” campaign employees of Hunt Oil donated to the Cure RTD Foundation and Hunt Oil matched 100 percent of all donations. The Cure RTD Foundation once again owes a huge thanks to Hunt Oil and their employees. An incredible $93,098 was raised for the Cure RTD Foundation from these efforts. Once again our own Chad Griffith, who’s daughter Ellis has RTD Type 2, lead the charge. These donations will help in getting several important research studies started in 2018 and put us on the road for a cure.
On August 26, 2017, Hunt Oil hosted a golf tournament to raise money and awareness for Riboflavin Transporter Deficiency. A record $71,090 was raised and donated to the Cure RTD Foundation from the event. A huge thanks to Hunt Oil and all employees who participated for an amazing event and for making a difference in the lives of those affected by RTD. Our own Chad Griffith, from the Cure RTD Foundation, also participated in the tournament and sponsor a hole in honor of his daughter Ellis, who has RTD Type 2.