Local San Diego Companies and Citizens unite to support the upcoming San Diego FAAN Walk to be held Sunday, October 7, at De Anza Cove in Mission
Bay Park at 9:00 a.m.
FAIRFAX, Va. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), a Fairfax-based non-profit organization and a world leader in information about food allergies, and Verus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a San Diego-based specialty pharmaceutical company who sells the Twinject(R) auto-injector in the United States, continue to work together to raise awareness of food allergies and anaphylaxis (a severe allergic reaction). For the second year, Verus is a national sponsor for the 19 FAAN Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward A Cure fundraising events. Last year, the 12 FAAN Walk for Food Allergy events raised more than $1 million nationwide.
Hundreds of community, civic and business leaders, and citizens will come together Sunday, October 7 at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park in San Diego for a family-friendly fundraising walk to increase awareness about food allergies and raise money for research and education.
"We are very pleased that Verus has joined the FAAN team as a National Sponsor for the second consecutive year, demonstrating their support for all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis," says FAAN CEO and founder Anne Munoz-Furlong. "It's critical that we all work together to help find the answer, as well as a cure."
More than 500 San Diego-area residents are expected to walk with
company teams, organizational groups, families and individually. Also
attending will be national FAAN representatives who will be joined by
Monica Dean, NBC 7/39 Reporter and Anchor and San Diego FAAN walk Honorary
Chair; Jeremy Dinkins, San Diego FAAN Walk Child Ambassador; and
|SOURCE Verus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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