Hiking the PCT for Stroke Awareness

$805 of $2,650 goal

Raised by 14 people in 13 months
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail for Stroke awareness



One day in 2003, I went to sleep with full vision. The next morning I woke up partially blind.

After being educated, I looked back and can remember the moment the stroke was happening. With the knowledge gained after the incident, I now know how to spot a stroke and react to it. I want everyone to know how to spot and react to the symptoms of a stroke.

While I hike the 2650 mile Pacific Crest Trail, please take a few minutes to learn how to spot a stroke with F-A-S-T:



Face drooping

Arm weakness

Speech difficulties

Time to call emergency services (9-1-1)

Visit strokeassociation.org to learn more.

A portion of this campaign will be donated to the America Heart Association to help fight stroke, one of the nations top killers.

Follow me on the hike @blindredhawk on Twitter and Instagram

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$805 of $2,650 goal

Raised by 14 people in 13 months
Created January 24, 2017
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$25
Paige and Jim Carney
10 months ago

We will be cheering you on all the way.Can't wait to hear all about your adventures

ML
$20
Mel Livatino
10 months ago

Jared, You impressed the living daylights out of me from the very first time I saw you when you were at Apple. I had absolutely no idea you had had a stroke. Who has strokes that young!? And I'm even more impressed with you now doing what you're doing. Please do us all a huge favor. Be careful. Take care of yourself. You're a precious piece of humanity, a piece of stardust with a beautiful heart. God bless you and watch over you.

MP
$25
Mike Pickard
10 months ago

I remember the day store leadership pulled a sticky note off the wall with your name and phone number because you'd turned eighteen and could work at our store. You've always been an inspiration, and I was clueless about your backstory. Be safe and continue being exceptional.

$25
Patrick Grueber
10 months ago

Happy trails to you, amigo. Stay safe out there

$50
Gino Bough
10 months ago

"Peace be the journey"

$100
Anonymous
10 months ago
RK
$50
Rich Kim
11 months ago

GO Jared!!!

MS
$25
Marina Sherry
11 months ago

Good luck! Stay safe and have fun!

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