Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Racing for Orphans with Down syndrome! On Your mark, Get Set....

Sometimes someone comes along and they are just good. Good, through and through. Brady is one of those people.

Please read the post below written by Brady and then take the five seconds to vote! There is no registration just one click! It's all for what makes my heart beat. Orphans with Down syndrome. My passion, and Brady's! Only he's an Ironman and I'm a cream puff,  lol! 

So, On your mark, get set... Read on!!!!

Racing for Orphans with Down Syndrome

My family and I have loved being able to work on behalf of the children on Reece's Rainbow since finding this great organization.  It's for this reason that I had a hard time sleeping because of the excitement after hearing about this announcement!

Two months ago, Ironman announced a contest called Kona Inspired.  How it works is they have given the general public an opportunity to submit a 90 second video based around the theme, "Anything is Possible".  Winners receive a spot to race in the Ironman World Championship in October, but most importantly, they will race as a media athlete and have the opportunity to share their story on NBC's nationally televised broadcast of the championship this year!  THIS COULD BE OUR OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE THESE PRECIOUS CHILDREN'S STORY WITH THE WORLD!!!

After reading Ironman's press release we immediately went to work.  This is an opportunity to help these children in a way that I never imagined possible!  The video came together with the help of many wonderful people and we submitted it.  105 videos were submitted. 
After over a month long preliminary public voting, we just received word that we are one of the top 15 videos and will compete in the final round of voting June 4 - June 18!!!

Please take a moment to
WATCH, VOTE, and SHARE our video as much as possible throughout the day from your home computer, work computer, laptop, phone, etc!  We need to be in the top 2 videos at the end of the day on June 18. 


Thank you for your time and willingness to make the dream of these orphans of finding their forever family a reality!


Jeana said...

Don't know if you know this, but Brady's company is the one that is doing an internal fundraiser for us and helping us with a significant amount of our adoption costs. He and his wife and such nice people and I'm so inspired by their desire and dedication to anything they can for this kids. My goad is to vote 100+ times a day :)

stephanie said...

Jeana i had no idea! That's wonderful! And i agree that they are truly , good to the bone people!