Know the Signs, Fight for Victory

Walk for Victory

Walk for Victory is The Marfan Foundation’s global walk program that brings the Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz (LDS), Vascular Ehlers-Danlos (VEDS), and related conditions community together. The walks are non-athletic, family-oriented events that focus on fundraising and fun.

We are so excited for the new Walk season! Although the 2020 – 2021 Walks were not like we originally imagined, we had a very successful year creating more awareness and raising more funds than ever before. This is all thanks to YOU! Thank you for being a part of this program, and for continuously supporting our mission! The new Walk for Victory season will have precautions put into place to ensure everyone’s safety, while still creating an environment that focuses on community and puts the FUN in fundraising. Look below to find the Walk closest to you, and register to join us today!

  • We first got involved with the Walk for Victory because of the unknown. If Marfan was going to be something we were going to have in our lives, we wanted to know more about it and meet other people who were living with it. Now, we want to help other people learn and connect. Living with Marfan or a related condition can be a daily struggle. You can see it on their faces. But then you also see the relief when they realize they aren’t alone and are surrounded by others who understand.

    Justin Efurd

    Houston, Texas

  • I loved being with the group, just walking and feeling the sense of connection with everyone there. We shared stories and laughed and cried together. It was an amazing day.

    Jessica Thomas

    Indianapolis, Indiana

  • We met families in our stage of life who have a lot in common with us, which is especially important when you have really intense things in your life… While we wanted to be connected with others, we also wanted to support the Foundation, including its research program. It’s the only way we’ll be able to increase the quality of life for people affected by Marfan, Loeys-Dietz, and VEDS.

    Katherine Doehring

    Houston, Texas

  • It’s wonderful to see so many people come out and support people with Marfan syndrome and related conditions and their loved ones. These local Walks are so important to spreading awareness and providing a sense of community. I can’t wait to see everyone at our next Walk for Victory. I can’t wait to be involved with the community and help make an impact locally.

    Christy Nath

    Portland, Oregon

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Walk Incentives

Introducing the Walk for Victory Incentive Program. By fundraising for your Walk for Victory, individual fundraisers like you will have the opportunity to earn exciting new prizes! You earn your first prize when you raise $100, and the more you raise, the more prizes you earn — all the way up to a TV and iPad Mini! This is our way of saying thank you and celebrating each of you for investing time and energy to give back to the community.

  • $100-$249: Bumper Sticker

  • $250-$499: Coffee Mug

  • $500-$749: Baseball Cap

  • $750-$999 Long Sleeve T-Shirt

  • $1,000-$2,499: Tote

  • $2,500-$4,999: Hoody

  • $5,000-$9,999: Two Foldable Chairs

  • $10,000 Smart TV 32-inch

  • $20,000 iPad Mini

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