“Tick-borne diseases, including Lyme, are a national health crisis,” explained the highly popular Accola. “With almost 400,000 victims a year, that’s the fastest growing infectious disease in America."
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2012
The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) joins forces with actress Candice Accola of The Vampire Diaries to host the second annual Tick ‘n’ Tweet Virtual Halloween Walk Sunday, October 28th to raise money to support the fight to eradicate Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
Top fundraisers will receive The Vampire Diaries memorabilia signed by Candice Accola. All participants who raise over $35 will receive a commemorative T-shirt.
TBDA will also award two VIP passes to attend the Neil Young concert at Madison Square Garden in NYC on Tuesday, November 27th to the “virtual walkers” who raise the most money on the organization’s digital fundraising page: http://www.give2gether.com/projects/tick-borne-disease-alliance-tbda-2/.
“Tick-borne diseases, including Lyme, are a national health crisis,” explained the highly popular Accola. “With almost 400,000 victims a year, that’s the fastest growing infectious disease in America. The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance is leading the fight to find a cure. I urge you to help us eradicate this disease for future generations.”
Watch a video of Candice Accola speaking out against Lyme and in support of the Tick ‘N’ Tweet Virtual Halloween Walk here: http://www.tvfanatic.com/2012/10/vampire-diaries-giveaway-support-tbda-win-cast-signed-posters/.
TBDA is partnering with TVFanatic.com, a website that reaches more than one million people each month, to promote the Tick ‘N’ Tweet Virtual Walk in support of Candice Accola and The Vampire Diaries.
To Tick ‘N’ Tweet with Candice Accola and other vampires and Halloween supporters of TBDA go to: http://www.give2gether.com/projects/tick-borne-disease-alliance-tbda-2/. If you’re on Twitter, don’t forget to include the hashtag: #TickNTweet to help spread the word.
About TBDA: Dynamic, inclusive and passionate, the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance is dedicated to raising awareness, promoting advocacy and supporting initiatives to find a cure for tick-borne diseases, including Lyme. For more information, go to: tbdalliance.org.