Events

Dec
5
Sat
Hannah’s Artshow Reception
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm

Hannah Grace Carpenter

Artist Reception Date: December 5 Time: 2:00-4:00pm Location: 148 North Main Street, Downtown Historic Mooresville Important Information
Feb
27
Sat
Winter Trivia Fun Night
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm

Test your trivia knowledge and support Rett syndrome!

Looking for something fun to do this winter while stuck inside and want to support Rettsyndrome.org at the same time? Get your thinking caps on, gather some friends (virtually) and join us for our winter Trivia Night Virtual Showdown fundraiser! Date: Saturday, February 27 Time: 7pm EST Price: $100 (for a group of 10) Details: Space is limited as we are capping out at 20 groups of 10. The ticket purchaser is the 'team captain' and will need to fill out a link after purchasing tickets with the team member names & email addresses. Please direct any questions to Jackie Ventura at [email protected] Information & Registration
Apr
30
Fri
The Great Rett Shootout @ Blackwood Gun Club
Apr 30 all-day
We are excited to be able to host the event this Spring! We will be following the guidelines of the CDC and may have to implement social distancing and face coverings dependent upon the CDC guidelines in place at the end of April. Come out and break some clays with us as we raise money for a very special cause. 100% of all tournament proceeds go to RettSyndrome.org! Experienced and Novice shooters are welcome! Date: April 30, 2021 Details: $750 per 4-man team $200 per individual Mulligan Package: 6 Shots for $25 Carts included, ammunition not included Information & Registration
Sep
1
Wed
19th Annual SoCal Virtual Strollathon
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am
Join us virtually this Fall as you Stroll in your neighborhood or host a picnic to help overpower Rett. We will host a live event via Zoom on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 at 12 noon PST. Please check back soon for more details. Fundraising pages now open to create teams & personal pages for the virtual Strollathon. Register Donate Sponsor
Sep
12
Sun
Rev It for Rett Syndrome @ Legacy 925
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm

Rev It for Rett Syndrome

In Honor of Maylee Stump

Date: Saturday, September 12th Time: 1pm-8pm Location: Legacy 925 925 North Lapeer Td. Oxford, MI Details: Car show, 925 Social Bar & Food Trucks, Urban Air, K1 Speed, Silent Auction Contact: Cole Landau ([email protected]) More Information
Sep
25
Sat
18th Annual Cincinnati Strollathon: Virtual Edition
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am
Join us for the 18th Annual Cincinnati Strollathon; VIRTUAL EDITION! We have made the difficult decision to host this year's event VIRTUALLY. We miss you all and can't wait to gather in person again. In the meantime, help us have a great virtual event by participating in a way that works for you!
  • Fundraising pages are now open to create teams and help us overpower Rett.
  • On Saturday, Sept 25th, plan to Stroll your way. Stroll your local neighborhood; decorate your car and drive around town to spread awareness!
  • Consider asking your school or employer to have a special day to wear purple and collect donations!
  • Event Chairs: Jen & Jim Magato ([email protected]) and Brittney Gibson ([email protected])
  • Follow us on Facebook for continued updates & more fun!
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Oct
9
Sat
Throw for a Cure
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am

Throw for a Cure

Date: Saturday, October 9th, 2021 Location: Racks Pub 7 Grill 2021 N Black Horse Pike Williamstown, NJ Time: 11:00am Join us for a cornhole tournament benefitting Macie Fordyce and all those who bravely battle Rett syndrome. This fun filled event will have cornhole, a silent auction and prizes! More Information
Oct
16
Sat
Rett Gets Rocked: Noodles & Company Dine Out
Oct 16 all-day
Eat well and do good; support Rett Gets Rocked on Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at Noodles & Company. Whether you dine in or get take out from the Richmond Heights, MO location, 30% of your order will benefit IRSF and the Rett Gets Rocked event. Be sure to show the flyer when ordering to qualify! Noodles & Co: 1624 S Handley Rd, Richmond Heights MO For any questions, contact Jay Murray at [email protected] More Information
Oct
19
Tue
Bingo for Rett
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm

Bingo for Rett

Date: Tuesday, October 19th at 6:30pm Location: Sparks American Legion Hall, 730 4th St, Sparks, NV 89431 Get your bingo cards and markers ready as we play Bingo for Rett this October! Enjoy a fun-filled evening with bingo, dinner, non-alcoholic drinks and dessert. Your ticket also includes two bingo cards to be used for 5 rounds. Information & Registration
Oct
23
Sat
Rett Gets Rocked
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
Be sure to support Jay Murry, avid Rett Racer & supporter as he takes on his 4th Annual Rett Gets Rocked initiative. Over the past three years, nearly $14,000 have been raised—split between IRSF and the Rett Spectrum Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Rett Gets Rocked combines Jay’s love for running ultramarathons with the intent to help find a cure for Rett syndrome. In 2021, Jay will run 100 miles and has one other big goal--to help bring a cure of Rett syndrome to those who battle it every day. To support Jay in his efforts, go cheer him on at Wash-U on Sat 10/23 and 10/24. More details can be found at: https://rettracers2021.funraise.org/fundraiser/jay-murry
19th Annual SoCal Strollathon: Virtual Edition
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am
Join us for the 19th Annual SoCal Strollathon! Join us virtually this Fall as you Stroll in your neighborhood or host a picnic to help overpower Rett. We will host a live event via Zoom on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 at 12 noon PST. Please check back soon for more details.
  • Fundraising pages now open to create teams & personal pages for the virtual Strollathon.
  • Event Chairs: Sherri Brady
  • Follow us on Facebook for more event info & updates.
Register Donate Sponsor
Nov
6
Sat
2nd Annual Raise a Glass for Rett Virtual Gala
Nov 6 @ 8:00 pm

2nd Annual Raise a Glass for Rett Virtual Gala

Date: November 6, 2021 Time: 8:00pm Be inspired by stories from our community, hear from Executive Director Melissa Kennedy and Chief Science Officer Dominique Pichard, learn about the incredible work that the International Rett Syndrome Foundation is doing to accelerate research and empower families, and much more. Before the evening is over, we hope to surpass our goal of $200,000, getting us closer to a world without Rett. You can check our progress here, as fundraising is already underway! Information & Registration
Feb
27
Sun
Shop for Good: IRSF & Kendra Scott @ Kendra Scott
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm

Shop for Good: IRSF & Kendra Scott in Liberty Township OH

Date: Sunday, Feb 27th, 2022 Time: 12-3pm Location: Kendra Scott, 7560 Gibson Street, Liberty Township OH 45069 Come shop with IRSF at Kendra Scott for a chance to restock your jewelry box (or gifts for others) while supporting the International Rett Syndrome Foundation. A portion of each sale will go back to IRSF to help accelerate research towards treatments and ultimately a cure for Rett. If you aren’t local, you can still shop online. This is a great opportunity to help support IRSF during Rare Disease Day! Please direct any questions to Jackie Ventura at [email protected].
Mar
11
Fri
Rett Syndrome Externally-Led Patient Focused Drug Development Meeting
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rett Syndrome Externally-Led Patient Focused Drug Development Meeting Date: Friday, March 11th, 2022 Time: 10am-3pm EDT Location: Online via video conference (meeting registrants will receive an email with a link to the meeting) The Rett Syndrome Externally-Led Patient Focused Drug Development (EL-PFDD) Meeting is our community’s one shot to provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with insights to influence the development of new drugs to treat Rett. The International Rett Syndrome Foundation is co-hosting this event with the Rett Syndrome Research Trust. These organizations invite and encourage you to attend. Come and share about the impact of Rett syndrome on your family and how symptom improvements would affect you and your loved one’s quality of life. Together, we can make a difference for the future of Rett syndrome healthcare. Information & Registration
Apr
9
Sat
2022 Golf Fore a Cure
Apr 9 @ 7:00 am

Golf Fore a Cure

When | Saturday, April 9, 2022 7:00 AM Registration 8:00 AM Shotgun Start Where | Cleveland Heights Golf Course Contact Karli Hughes (863) 899-0784 or [email protected] Join us for the 5th Annual Golf Fore a Cure benefiting the International Rett Syndrome Foundation. Sponsor opportunities available! Information and Registration
Apr
29
Fri
2022 The Great Rett Shootout
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm

APRIL 29, 2022

Blackwood Sporting Co., 11400 FM2854 Conroe, TX

It’s that time again! Let’s break some clays and go ALL IN to create a world without Rett! Gather your friends and family for an incredible day of tournament skeet shooting, live music, raffles, crawfish boil, and tons of fun to support this very special cause.

Title Sponsor: Johnson Supply/Armstrong Air

EVENT INFO

    • Friday, April 29th, 2022
    • 12:00pm registration / 1:00 tournament
    • Blackwood Sporting Co., 11400 FM2854 Rd, Conroe, TX 77304
    • Crawfish boil, beverages, live music, raffle, and awards ceremony following the shootout
    • Individual awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and 1st Overall Team
    • Experienced and Novice shooters are welcome!
      • $900 per 4-man team
      • $250 per individual
      • Mulligan Package: 6 Shots for $30
      • Carts included, ammunition not included
Information & Registration
May
21
Sat
Cammy Can’s Cinderella Story – 10th (almost) Annual
May 21 @ 5:00 pm
Cammy's Golden birthday What: Cammy Can's Cinderella Story - 10th (almost) Annual When: May 21, 2022 5pm til 10pm Where: The Farehouse Market, 600 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL Why: To Fund a cure for Rett Syndrome! Information & Registration Make a Donation Follow CAMMY CAN on Facebook
Aug
20
Sat
Fill Your Freezer for Rett @ Online
Aug 20 all-day
The Morrison Family is hosting a pig raffle in honor of their daughter, Savannah who has Rett syndrome. They are excited to host this unique fundraiser as a way to help overpower Rett. Tickets are now available for purchase and the drawing will be hosted on Saturday, August 20th. Two prizes available and one person can win both prizes. Tickets are 1 for $10 or 6 for $50. Each prize is for half of a processed pig. If you don’t want to purchase a ticket but still want to support the Morrison Family, you may make a donation below. *Must be located within 180 miles of Dragoon, AZ for local delivery. Outside of that range, winner(s) must be willing to pick up. Should winner choose to donate back the meat, an additional winner(s) will be drawn. MORE INFORMATION Please direct any questions to Sarah & Lonnie Morrison: Sarah: 206-947-0176 Lonnie: 520-507-1593
Oct
8
Sat
Throw for a Cure Cornhole Tournament @ Riverwinds Community Center
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am
Date: Saturday, October 8th, 2022 Time: 9:30 am ET Location: Riverwinds Community Center (1000 Riverwinds Drive, West Deptford NJ 08086) Contact: Mandy Fordyce at [email protected] or 856-430-2047 Join the Fordyce Family & friends for the 2nd Annual Throw for a Cure Cornhole Tournament benefitting the International Rett Syndrome Foundation. Teams will throw for a cure in honor of Macie Fordyce. Hosted at the Riverwinds Community Center, participants will enjoy a cornhole competition, food trucks, vendors & a raffle. MORE INFORMATION
Oct
21
Fri
Rett Spectrum 5th Annual Family Education Symposium @ Washington University School of Medicine
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm
Date: Friday, October 21, 2022 Time: 3:00 p.m. CT (entry in-person/zoom at 2:45p) Location: Washington University School of Medicine (660 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110) INFORMATION & REGISTRATION
Oct
22
Sat
IRSF RettEd Day at Kennedy Krieger Institute @ Kennedy Krieger Institute
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Date: October 22, 2022 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Eastern Time Location: Kennedy Krieger Institute's Arnold J. Capute, MD, MPH Conference Center – Eighth Floor (1741 Ashland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205) Our RettEd Days are for everyone wanting to connect with experts in the field of Rett syndrome especially families, caregivers, educators, clinicians, and therapists. Participants will enjoy a rich and informative day of topics and discussions covering research updates, medical and therapeutic intervention strategies, communication strategies, and more. REGISTRATION & INFORMATION Make sure to follow the event on Facebook to stay up to date!
Oct
29
Sat
3rd Annual Rally for Rett @ South Carolina State House
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022 Time: 11:00 a.m. ET Location: SC State House (1100 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29208) INFORMATION & REGISTRATION
Nov
12
Sat
3rd Annual Raise a Glass for Rett Gala @ Watch Virtually or at locations throughout the US
Nov 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Date: Saturday, November 12th, 2022 Time: 8-9 p.m. ET Location: Virtual Livestream + In-Person Viewing Parties across the US Join us for the 3rd Annual Raise a Glass for Rett Gala, presented by Raising a Hand for Rett and Kathryn & Luke Kissam! GET VIRTUAL TICKETS Grab your commemorative beer or wine glass and join us for an evening of stories from your Rett community, inspiring updates on science and research advancements, and the opportunity to support Rett families all over the world. This special event will be broadcast live from New York City and reach thousands across the globe. Over the past two years, our donors, sponsors, and viewers have raised more than $400,000 to empower families and accelerate research towards a cure. Go ALL IN! Get your ticket to watch from your living room or learn more about a viewing party near you! Got your tickets? Make sure to let us know you're coming on our Facebook Event Page to get up-to-date information and connect with other attendees! Download the event's ONLINE JOURNAL for more information on the program, special messages, and all the nominations submitted by the community for our superheroes for Rett! For sponsorship opportunities or interest in hosting a viewing party in your city, please contact Jackie Ventura at [email protected].
Dec
10
Sat
Hannah’s 11th Annual Art Show for IRSF
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm

Hannah’s 11th Annual Art Show for IRSF

Date: Saturday, December 10th Time: 2pm-4pm ET Location: Four Corners Art Gallery 148 N Main St, Mooresville, NC 28115 Join Hannah Carpenter for her annual art show for IRSF. Hannah works tirelessly all year long with her art instructor to create beautiful pieces of art. They are transformed into calendars, notecards and print all for sale at her holiday show. Proceeds benefit IRSF. Please direct any questions to Trisha Carpenter (Hannah’s mom) at [email protected].
Jan
28
Sat
Siera’s 35th Birthday Bash for IRSF
Jan 28 @ 5:00 pm

Siera’s 35th Birthday Bash for IRSF

Date: Saturday, January 28th, 2023 Time: 5pm-11pm Location: St. Louis Moose Lodge 1566, 811 Michigan Ave, St Louis MI 48880 Come help us celebrate Siera’s 35th birthday while raising funds for IRSF. Enjoy an evening of entertainment, dinner & cash bar, live & silent auction and more! All ages welcome. To RSVP, please contact Lisa Rushin at: 989-285-5994. Unable to join but want to donate- you may do so here: https://rettgrassrootevents.funraise.org/fundraiser/lisa-rushin All proceeds to benefit IRSF.
Apr
28
Fri
The Great Rett Shootout 2023 @ Blackwood Sporting Co.
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm
Date: Friday, April 28, 2023 Time: 12 p.m. Registration | 1:00 p.m. Event Start Location: Blackwood Sporting Co. (11400 FM 2854 Rd, Conroe TX 77304) It’s that time again! Let’s break some clays and go ALL IN to create a world without Rett! Gather your friends and family for an incredible day of tournament skeet shooting, live music, raffles, crawfish boil, and tons of fun to support this very special cause. INFORMATION & REGISTRATION
Jun
22
Thu
2023 RettAway @ Morgan's Wonderland
Jun 22 – Jun 25 all-day
Date: June 22-25, 2023 Location: Morgan's Wonderland Accessible Theme Park (5223 David Edwards, San Antonio, TX 78233) For Event Information & FAQs, CLICK HERE. IRSF’s RettAway is a destination vacation for families to spend time together and build connections with other members of our Rett community. It’s not a conference – there are no meetings or educational presentations. It's an exclusive opportunity for your family to have fun together in a location that understands the challenges and joys of caring for a loved one with Rett syndrome. This year’s RettAway brings us back to Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio, Texas! Join us for a long weekend of fun in the sun at this accessible theme park, including an afternoon at Morgan’s Inspiration Island Splash Experience reserved just for Rett families. There will be ample time to catch up with friends new and old throughout the weekend or explore all the city has to offer. No matter where you are on your Rett journey, there will be activities, support, and bonds to be made at this June’s RettAway! REGISTRATION & HOTEL INFORMATION

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Jul
15
Sat
POUND Out Rett 2023 @ IBEW Local 1
Jul 15 all-day
Date: Saturday, July 15, 2023 Time: 12-4 p.m. (Check-in 12p, POUND 1p, Happy Hour 2-4p) Location: IBEW Local 1 (5850 Elizabeth Ave, St Louis, MO 63110) Channel your inner rockstar in POUND® - an exhilarating full body workout inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Designed for all fitness levels and easily modifiable, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for rockstars of all ages and abilities to let loose! Come rock out workout, enjoy refreshments, vendors, a silent auction, and more! INFORMATION & REGISTRATION
Aug
5
Sat
IRSF RettEd Day with UCSF Oakland Children’s CoE @ Camp Arroyo
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2023 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. PT Location: Camp Arroyo (5535 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550) Our RettEd Days are for everyone wanting to connect with experts in the field of Rett syndrome especially families, caregivers, educators, clinicians, and therapists. Participants will enjoy a rich and informative day of topics and discussions covering research updates, medical and therapeutic intervention strategies, communication strategies, and more. REGISTER & MORE INFORMATION
Sep
9
Sat
IRSF RettEd Day with UTSW Dallas CoE @ Rett Syndrome & Related Disorders Clinic
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT (registration opens at 8:30a) Location: Rett Syndrome & Related Disorders Clinic (Dallas, TX) Our RettEd Days are for everyone wanting to connect with experts in the field of Rett syndrome especially families, caregivers, educators, clinicians, and therapists. Participants will enjoy a rich and informative day of topics and discussions covering research updates, medical and therapeutic intervention strategies, communication strategies, and more. REGISTER & MORE INFORMATION