We hope to spread the word that this is a preventable disease if people are educated on the proper steps to take.
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 12, 2012
TV Fanatic and The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) are teaming up to promote awareness and drive donations to help find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
On October 28, the TBDA will hold a Virtual Walk on Twitter and Facebook with the goal of raising $30,000 for its cause.
TV Fanatic - one of the Web's leading destinations for television news and reviews - is assisting in this effort by working with The Vampire Diaries star Candice Accola, running a Public Service Announcement featuring the actress and offering a signed Vampire Diaries poster of her to a reader who joins the TBDA fight against these illnesses.
"We've all known someone who has been afflicted with Lyme Disease and we have the utmost respect for Candice and The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance," said Eric Hochberger, Co-Founder of TV Fanatic. "We hope to spread the word that this is a preventable disease if people are educated on the proper steps to take."
Leveraging their more than 5 million monthly readers, TVFanatic is going to encourage fans fo the show to make the Virtual Walk a success through the use of social media.
Those interested in winning a poster signed by Accola or her Vampire Diaries castmates should visit TV Fanatic and follow the easy steps listed. This giveaway ends on October 28.