Sydney FC excitement machine Kofi Danning has joined a host of big names taking part in SwearStop this week and asking people to dig deep
Kofi Danning has joined a host of big names taking partin SwearStop this week and asking people to dig deep and sponsor them for a great cause.
Kofi joins Channel Nine’s Ray Warren, the NRL-s Ben Ross, Nate Myles, Eric Grothe and Ricky Stuart, Triple M-s Mark Geyer, Miss World Australia Sophie Lavers, Glenn Wheeler and celebrity chef Ben O-Donoghue.
SwearStop is the fun online campaign to give up bad language for a week from 17th May to raise much needed funds for the Schizophrenia Research Institute.
SwearStop heroes just set up their web page at www.swearstop.com.au and then email their mates to sponsor them online to give it up.
You can sponsor your favourite celebrity at www.swearstop.com.au or click on their links below and put a message of support on their page.
Kofi Danning www.everydayhero.com.au/Kofi_danning
Ray Warren www.everydayhero.com.au/ray_warren
Ben Ross www.everydayhero.com.au/ben_ross
Nate Myles www.everydayhero.com.au/nate_myles
Ricky Stuart www.everydayhero.com.au/ricky_stuart
Mark Geyer www.everydayhero.com.au/mark_geyer
Miss World Australia www.everydayhero.com.au/sophie__lavers
Glenn Wheeler www.everydayhero.com.au/glenn_wheeler_7
Ben O-Donoghue www.everydayhero.com.au/ben_odonoghue_8
Anyone can get behind this campaign by nominating themselves or a friend to take part in the campaign from 17-23 May 2010 as part of Schizophrenia Awareness Week. Just register online at www.swearstop.com.au then email your friends, colleagues and family to sponsor you for the week.
Schizophrenia – The Facts:
• Schizophrenia is a lonely disease with symptoms of hearing voices, delusions and social withdrawal;
• Schizophrenia is the third leading cause of disability in young people;
• 30 percent attempt suicide;
• Schizophrenia can arise in any family;
• One in every 100 young people will develop schizophrenia;
• There is no cure and new improved treatments are urgently needed.
• Schizophrenia costs the Australian community over $2 billion per annum in both direct health costs and loss of productivity.
The Schizophrenia Research Institute is the only national medical research institute solely dedicated to discovering the ways to prevent and cure schizophrenia. For more information, visit www.schizophreniaresearch.org.au