Welcome to Conquer Chiari of the Lehigh Valley
Conquer Chiari of the Lehigh Valley is thrilled to announce we have raised almost $40,000 over the course of the past four years! Through our various events throughout the years, our 4 Walks in the Lehigh Valley and all of our wonderful participants, we are continuing to fight this disorder.
Thank you to all who contributed to this amazing total!
The 2019 Walk will be held on September 21st, once again at Lone Lane Park.
What Is Chiari Malformation?
A serious neurological disorder where the bottom part of the brain, the cerebellum, descends out of the skull and crowds the spinal cord, putting pressure on both the brain and spine and causing many symptoms.
Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder affecting more than 300,000 people in the US.
What is the Conquer Chiari Walk Across America?
The Conquer Chiari Walk Across America is a series of local awareness and fundraising walks held on the 3rd and 4th Saturday of September, uniting patients and their families across the country. Join us on this special day to help support the thousands of people struggling with this life changing diagnosis.
Proceeds will be used to fund Chiari research, education and awareness programs. Learn more at: www.conquerchiari.org
Enjoy some pictures from the 2015 Lehigh Valley Conquer Chiari Walk
What is Conquer Chiari?
The C&S Patient Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the experiences and outcomes of Chiari and syringomyelia patients through education, awareness, and research.
Conquer Chiari is our informal name, our goal, and our website. Chiari and syringomyelia are complicated diseases, which require complex solutions. No single action will beat them, but the combined efforts of many people, on many fronts will. For far too long these diseases have destroyed people's lives, its time to fight back.
Education, awareness, and research are our weapons.
Compassion and conviction are our guides.
Strength, courage, and determination will sustain us.
We will win.
This site is not created nor regulated by Conquer Chiari and has been made for the purpose of sharing information specific to the Lehigh Valley Conquer Chiari Walk Across America