Act Before Midnight August 31st to Support the Charity Clint Black and Julia Roberts Support

Help IRSF win $250K for crucial funding for Rett syndrome research
  • Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN (1888PressRelease) August 31, 2010 - Votes are urgently needed in the final hours to help the International Rett Syndrome Foundation secure the lead in the Pepsi Refresh Challenge so the four-star charity can win $250,000 for research at leading universities. Clint Black, Julia Roberts and Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) all have personal connections to this rare neurological disorder that robs young girls of their speech and hand use, and all have given their time to help accelerate treatments and a cure. The voting is down to the wire and every vote counts. Your vote is needed up until midnight tonight in a race to help this devastating autism spectrum disorder be reversed.

    There are three ways to vote.

    1. Send Text Vote to Pepsi (73774)- Type 100842 in the message field to vote

    2. Use the Facebook app.

    3. Vote directly from the Pepsi site: http://www.refresheverything.com/rettresearchtoreality

    Help IRSF win $250K for crucial funding for Rett syndrome research in support of the Research to Reality Campaign chaired by Clint Black, who lost his niece to this disorder.. Rett syndrome, a neuro-developmental disorder primarily effecting girls, causes problems in the brain responsible for cognitive, sensory, emotional, motor & autonomic function. There are thousands of undiagnosed girls and women world-wide.

    About International Rett Syndrome Foundation
    The mission of IRSF is to fund research for treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome while enhancing the overall quality of life for those living with Rett syndrome by providing information, programs and services.

    For more details, you can visit http://www.rettsyndrome.org/

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