Posts Categorized: Walk

On the road: Notes from our walkers

The last two months leading up to tomorrow’s walk have been truly inspirational. When we first announced the 1 Million+ Steps 4 OCD Awareness Walk in May, we weren’t sure exactly what to expect. The IOCDF has never organized a walk before, and has never asked our members or the OCD community to fundraise in… Read more »

Why another walk?

It seems like every non-profit organization has a Walk to raise awareness and fundraise for their cause. Here in the Northeast, you can find a Walk almost every weekend starting in the spring and going through the fall. So, when the topic of doing a Walk for OCD would come up around the IOCDF office,… Read more »

The Home Stretch — Just two weeks to go!!

We are just two weeks away from the 1st annual 1 Million+ Steps 4 OCD Awareness Walk. Already, 140 fundraisers and 49 teams have joined together with their friends, family, and colleagues to raise over $35,000 for the IOCDF!!!

Countdown to the 1 Million+ Steps 4 OCD Awareness Walk in Boston!

We are less than one month away from the 1st annual 1 Million+ Steps 4 OCD Awareness Walk, and we have already raised over $22,000 towards our goal! If you have already registered to walk or have donated, THANK YOU for your amazing fundraising efforts.

Countdown to the 1 Million + Steps 4 OCD Awareness Walk — 1 Month to Go

We are just one short month away from the 1st annual 1 Million+ Steps 4 OCD Awareness Walk, and we have already raised over $16,000 towards our goal! If you have already registered to walk or have donated, THANK YOU for your amazing fundraising efforts. We still have ways to go to meet our goal, though, so if you haven’t yet signed up — now is the time! Whether you can make it to Boston on June 8th, or you can join us remotely by walking in your own community — we want you to be a part of this event.

A Million More Steps to Go: A Sister’s Journey to Increase Awareness

Today’s post is from guest blogger, Carrie Asselin, the sister of Nathaniel Asselin who tragically took his own life at age 24 after battling severe OCD and BDD (body dysmorphic disorder). In this post, Carrie writes about the experience of growing up with an older brother who was her hero and best friend, but who… Read more »