2017 OCD Walk: Fundraising Tips

It’s hard to believe that the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is only a few weeks away! That said, a few weeks is still plenty of time to increase your fundraising and create even greater awareness. We have provided a few easy tips below to help you maximize your fundraising potential in the coming week…. Read more »

San Francisco Highlights: Guest Post by Melissa Smith

Did you know that the IOCDF starts planning the Annual OCD Conference 3 to 4 years in advance? We take very seriously the challenge of finding a city and hotel that provides attendees with a fun, engaging, and rewarding experience. As part of planning for #OCDCon, I typically travel to 3 to 5 different cities… Read more »

Why Fundraise for the OCD Walk?

Fundraising can be intimidating. This is especially true for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a disorder that is so often misunderstood by the general population. Some people may even ask you, “Why raise money to support a cause for people with OCD? Aren’t they just eccentric neat freaks?” In fact, OCD is actually a debilitating psychological… Read more »

Annual OCD Conference: Introducing Our Revamped Youth Programming!

  There are certain aspects of the Annual OCD Conference that you can always count on to remain consistent.  The Conference is always held in the summer. It always includes diverse programming, events, and resources to cater to the many different populations of our OCD community.  And of course, it always is an amazingly fun, informative,… Read more »

1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk Sponsor Highlight: Spectrum Designs Foundation

One of the most coveted items from the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is the annual Walk T-shirt. Each year, the IOCDF communications team designs a special commemorative Walk T-shirt for all walkers who raise $25 or more. Walk T-shirts have become highly collectible, with many walkers obtaining a new T-shirt each year! On the day… Read more »

Only 1 Month Until This Summer’s 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk!

It’s hard to believe that the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is only 1 month away! Registering for the Walk and joining us in June is a huge step in showing your support for the OCD community and helping to raise awareness. But, did you know that by registering for the Walk, you’ve automatically… Read more »

1 Million Steps 4 OCD – Grand Marshal Announcement

The honor of being a grand marshal of a 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is bestowed upon individuals who have made a significant commitment to helping members of the OCD and related disorder community, whether that be through their dedicated work as a treatment provider or as an advocate working to raise awareness. The… Read more »