Posts Categorized: Walk

Denis Asselin Shares His “Why I Walk” Video

In 2012, Denis Asselin walked from his home in Cheyney, PA, to Boston, MA in memory of his son, Nathaniel, who took his own life at the age of just 24, after a long struggle with severe body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and OCD. Dennis walked almost 500 miles (or roughly one million steps!) to honor… Read more »

The 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is Tomorrow!

  We are just one day away from the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walks in Boston, Houston, and Atlanta, and one week away from our walk in Sacremento! If you have already registered, we look forward to seeing you there as you walk with friends, family, and mental health professionals to help create understanding and awareness about… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »