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Girl Power 2 Cure Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health

Mission: To empower a movement to see Rett Syndrome become the first curable childhood neurological disorder.

Geographic areas served: across the globe

Programs: WE EDUCATE AND RAISE AWARENESS.
WE SUPPORT FAMILIES.
WE FUND RESEARCH.
WE INSPIRE ACTION.
Donor support fuels our mission to work fearlessly to see Rett Syndrome become the first curable neurological disorder. Every donation to Girl Power to Cure is used to educate and raise awareness, support families, and fund research.

Community Stories

120 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1 MK Akers B.

Client Served

Rating: 5

What a fabulous organization! The people who work to make Girl Power 2 Cure what it is are wonderful! I have been working with Amei, Kevin and Jason to plan an event with Girl Power 2 Cure, I cannot tell you how accommodating they have been to make sure everything goes well. Girl Power 2 Cure will always be a charitable organization that I support. Their mission is wonderful and so many people need to hear their message to help kids with Rett's Syndrome.

2

Board Member

Rating: 5

This has been a great support and informational source since our son was diagnosed! And now I have the chance to help bring a voice to the boys!!!

4 Janae R.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

After my friend passed away I wanted to hold a fundraiser in her memory (she had Rett Syndrome). I knew I wanted to donate the proceeds to an organization that included raising awareness (and presuming competence) and that offered lots of family support. I heard of GP2C via a blog post and took a closer look. GP2C is exactly what I was looking for!

They have been incredibly supportive not only of our annual event (I always hear back quickly when I call, message or email) but also of me personally as I've gone thru the process of grieving the loss of someone so important to me.

You can tell that they really care and are dedicated to this changing the lives of those with Rett Syndrome from research, to family supports, and educating professionals and the public about what these girls & boys are really capable of. I have been blown away by the professionalism and level of care that goes into their organization .

I am so grateful to be a part of and have such a wonderful community to direct local Rett families to!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I recently worked with GP2C for a fundraising event in memory of a dear friend of mine. They were beyond supportive both logistically as well as offering moral support and encouragement. I specifically chose the GP2C organization because of the type of family support they offer to those with Rett Syndrome and they did not disappoint. They were in touch with me leading up to and as well as after the event and we are hoping to make it an annual fundraiser for this amazing organization! THANKS GP2C! You made what could have been a very difficult day of mourning for us something healing and positive. Much LOVE

2 Kassie Morell

Volunteer

Rating: 5

We love Girl Power 2 Cure and all that they do to raise awareness, support families, and most importantly their dedication to their mission to end Rett syndrome. I am a mom of 4 year old twins with Rett, and very active in fundraising. We recently had a Lemonade Stand fundraiser at our local music festival to support GP2C. The support we received from the staff at GP2C was phenomenal and made me feel so good about supporting the organization. In the end, between shirt sales, online donations, and the actual lemonade stand event we raised just over $3000! I feel so wonderful about our success, and I know that our donations are being well used to support GP2C, Rett University, and towards research that will eventually lead to a CURE for all of our children battling Rett. If you need a fantastic charitable organization to support, GP2C is definitely the best for many reasons.

2 Mtmpix

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My niece Quinn has Rett Syndrome, she just turned 6 years old. (Pic below is of both my neices, Madeyln & Quinn) Girl Power 2 Cure has been an amazing an incredible part of our lives since Quinn was diagnosed over 4 years ago. I am honored to fundraise and help find a cure for my niece, and all of the others diagnosed with this devastating disorder. With Girl Power 2 Cure, we will find a cure!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Girl Power 2 Cure is the most amazing nonprofit ever!! They are always there to help!!

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Pam Maxwell H.

Board Member

Rating: 5

I'm currently the board chair for this fabulous non-profit organization and have served on its board for almost 7 years. When I first met the founder I had never heard of Rett Syndrome, yet the story of these girls (mostly) and the syndrome's impact on their lives and that of their families touched my heart. The "girl power" part of it was put to the test when I told my then 6-year old daughter about why I was volunteering with this group and what they did. She brought me her piggy bank and dumped it on the floor and said "Mommy I want you to give this money to those girls!". THAT's girl power, the nurturing nature of all girls to empower and want to help their own. PRICELESS!

1

Board Member

Rating: 5

GP2C has been a part of our "Rett Syndrome Family" since my granddaughter's diagnosis in 2014. They have been a compassionate resource for family support and educational material/tools. My granddaughter has advanced significantly with the help of GP2C-Rett University courses and direct interactions with Rett U instructors. GP2C-Rett University personnel have also been invaluable advocates in her educational curriculum, assisting our family with school/teacher interactions and establishing educational plans and approaches. The entire GP2C organization has embraced my granddaughter, and we are deeply appreciative of the love and support they have shown! We have also been active participants in GP2C fundraising efforts, and hold in high regard the tireless staff and volunteers who strive daily to advance the mission of the organization in the fight against Rett Syndrome.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

GP2C has been a part of our life since my granddaughter's diagnosis in 2014. They have been an outstanding resource for family support and educational material/tools. My granddaughter (who is non-verbal) has advanced significantly with the help of GP2C-Rett University courses and direct interactions with Rett U instructors. GP2C-Rett University personnel have also been invaluable advocates in her educational curriculum, assisting our family with school/teacher interactions and establishing educational plans and approaches. The entire GP2C organization has embraced my granddaughter and our extended family, and we are deeply appreciative of the love and support they have shown! We have also been active participants in GP2C fundraising efforts, and hold in high regard all of the tireless staff and volunteers who strive daily to advance the mission of the organization in the fight against Rett Syndrome.

1

Donor

Rating: 5

I LOVE GP2C and all that they do to help raise awareness for Rett Syndrome! Their passion, drive, hard work, support for families and educational focus is greatly appreciated and doesn't go unnoticed.

1

Board Member

Rating: 5

Girl Power 2 Cure has been an important part of the life of our family since our daughter's Rett Syndrome diagnosis several years ago. GP2C provides vital resources and support services to help families as they navigate through their unpredictable and often difficult journey with Rett. Additionally, through their contributions to research and incredible Rett University programs, Girl Power 2 Cure provides parents hope that our Rett children will live fulfilling lives in the near-term and that a cure is on the horizon. GP2C is an extremely well run charity focused on ensuring that every dollar donated goes to supporting families, funding research or raising awareness.

1

Donor

Rating: 5

I learned about GP2C because my best friend since grade school days has a daughter with Rett Syndrome. Their daughter is amazing and beautiful, but impacted by a debilitating syndrome that takes away almost all of her freedom. She can't walk, eat on her own, talk any longer, and has some typical physical ailments.

I learned about GP2C and how they're having such great impact on the Rett community. They're doing wonderful work in terms of family support and raising awareness. Great positive events are sponsored that give Rett families the opportunity to participate with their Rett girls, meet other families, and share information that's useful for living high quality lives with Rett Syndrome.

Finally, the money raised by GP2C also goes to directly fund research to help in the overall fight against Rett to find a cure and treatments. The amazing thing is that this syndrome has shown promise to actually be reversible, which is stunning. GP2C is a positive force in the Rett community and I'm happy to support them in any way I can.

2

Client Served

Rating: 5

Our life changed dramatically after we learned of our little angel's diagnosis of Rett Syndrome. We frankly didn't know where or who to turn to in order to not only find comfort in a Rett community, but also find an avenue through which we could dedicate ourselves to finding a cure. GP2C has been all that and more! GP2C's laser focus on channeling as much charity as possible to funding key research efforts and their campaigns to educate and raise awareness of this horrible disease is extremely important to us. Thank you for doing what you do!!

2 Melissa320

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The passion and commitment to Girl Power 2 Cure is inspiring and an incredible resource for families in helping to find support, guidance and ways to help achieve a cure. It's a way to empower all of us in helping to make a difference, in big and small ways, in the lives of those with Rhett Syndrome.

3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Everyone in this organization is amazing to work with. Their dedication, passion and drive to spread awareness and raise funds for research make me proud to be a volunteer with them.I was first introduced to Girl Power 2 Cure (GP2C) by a friend who has a daughter with Rett Syndrome. Since becoming involved with Girl Power 2 Cure I have been thoroughly impressed with what they do for girls with Rett Syndrome. Last year I ran the Disney Princess Half Marathon with Team GP2C and I will continually support, donate, volunteer in any way I can and charity run with them.

3 Kim_235

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My daughter and I have enjoyed volunteering with GP2C for several years! We have helped with fundraisers, buttons for races and thank you cards. It has been a wonderful experience for us! The idea that a cure is in sight, is so profound! There is real progress all the time. We feel we are watching a miracle happen and that is worth every minute it takes to get there!

3

Donor

Rating: 4

I am a loyal donor to Girl Power To Cure at the most basic level because I believe in the cause and support the organization's insatiable drive to support research that will find a cure.

But as a professional working in organizational development, I am most impressed by the way Girl Power 2 Cure has responded to the need to give Rett children powerful access to learning and experiences long held unattainable.
Girl Power 2 Cure stays on the cutting edge. This is what makes the charity unique and outstanding.

2

Volunteer

Rating: 5

GP2C is one of my favorite nonprofit organizations. I have the opportunity to volunteer a couple time a month & I absolutely love it! They are some amazing people!!

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I had the opportunity to volunteer for a GP2C fund raiser, it was both informative and rewarding. This is the most amazing charity. I was blessed just to be a part of such awesome group of people. I was humbled to see how hard these girls work to accomplish all they can in a daily basis. I enjoyed every minute I gave to this event. I would encourage anyone who has the time to step out and give of themselves for such worthy cause. I will volunteer more.

1 Kelly202

Volunteer

Rating: 5

GP2C is an awesome organization! My husband and I ran the Princess through GP2C and had the experience of a life time. This all started three years ago meeting Ingrid at the Expo for the Princess weekend. She grabbed my attention and told me about Rett Syndrome and what it does to little ones etc. This year we had the opportunity to run in honor of Lily. She and other girls we met touched our hearts. This coming year my husband and I will be running again for Rett Syndrome and Lily as well! #untilshecan

2

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Girl Power 2 Cure is an amazing organization and has been a HUGE source of information, support and strength for me and my family. They really offer so much to help families: Rett Girl has a huge bank of resources for anything from nutrition to special needs equipment and Rett University has been an absolute saving grace for us since we homeschool our Rett daughter! With the help of Susan Norwell's videos we have been making huge strides in reading and writing! Girl Power even raises research funds for Rett! All of this wrapped in a bright, beautiful flower to symbolize hope! The cheerful and positive attitude Girl Power takes is definitely contagious!

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've helped to organize a run in Tucson, AZ to support GP2C, and it has been an amazing experience.