We’ll be celebrating Gastroschisis Awareness Day throughout the months of July and August. Find an event near you!


This year on July 30th, Gastroschisis Awareness Day, Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation will celebrate our 8 year anniversary. Over the years, AAGF has been working hard towards our goal of Awareness, Research, and Support. We’ve come a long way. The community support for AAGF has been tremendous since our start and we have been able to impact so many global lives with the help of so many active volunteers, supporters, and fans. We look forward to be able to continue to service the gastroschisis world through providing family support, promoting medical research, and community awareness. The rates of occurrence of gastroschisis have risen steadily and our cause is more important than ever. Help us Remember, Honor, and Hope this year by going to your local Awareness Day event.

*Please be sure to contact each individual event organizer for specifics*


July 29th 10:00 am at Oak Mountain State Park
The Demonstration Farm
200 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL 35124
Organizer: Havila Sthole, [email protected]


July 30th 5:30 pm at Enchanted Island
1202 W Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Organizer: Victoria Hansen, [email protected]


July 29th 12:00 pm at San Diego Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific HWY, San Diego, CA 92101
Organizer: Jennifer Gonzalez, [email protected]


July 30th 1:00 pm at Rose Hill Hospitality House
605 26 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506
Organizer: Liz Tuck, [email protected]


July 30th 7:00 pm at The Orlando Eye
8401 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819
Organizer: Meghan Reveron, [email protected]


July 29th 7:30 am
Honolulu, Hawaii 96818
Organizer: Maira Carrier, [email protected]


July 30th 12:00 – 4:00 pm at Lakeside Pavillion #2
1401 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne, IN
Organizer: Lyndsey Leonard, [email protected]


July 30th 2:00-4:00 pm at Sedgwich County Park
6501 W 21st St N, Wichita, KS 67205
Organizer: Leeya Boum, [email protected]


July 29th 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Hays Kennedy Park
7303 Beachland Beach Road, Prospect, KY
Organizer: Tonya Miller, [email protected]


July 30th 5:30 pm at Oil & Gas Park
I-10 Jennings, LA
Organizer: Emily Lavergne, [email protected]


August 26th 12:00 pm at Bay City State Park
3582 State Park Dr Shelter #1, Bay City, MI 48706
Organizer: Haley Hages, [email protected]

July 30th 4:00 pm
124 South Court Ave., Gaylord, MI 49735
Organizer: Alyssa Olter, [email protected]


July 30th 3:00 pm
512 E. Quitman Street Iuka, MS
Organizer: Myranda Milam, myranda,[email protected]

July 28th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Sal & Phil’s
6600 Old Canton Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157
Organizer: Amy Partridge, [email protected]


July 8th 11:00-4:00 pm at Waynesville Park
105 North St, Waynesville, Missouri 65583
Organizer: Amber Delauder, [email protected]


July 29th 10:00 am – 8:00 pm at Kerry’s
McCool Junction, NE
Organizer: Carleen Light, [email protected]

New Jersey

July 29th 1:00 pm at Cape May Zoo
707 US 9, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Organizer: Andrea Pagan, [email protected]

North Carolina

July 22nd 10:00 am at Dan Nichols Park Shelter #6
6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146
Organizer: Crystal Printy, [email protected]

July 30th 1:00 pm at Memorial Park
119 Wilkesboro Ave North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Organizer: Nikki Billings, [email protected]

North Dakota

July 30th 1:00 pm at Capitol Mall
600 East Blvd. Ave., Bismark, ND 58503
Organizer: Hilary Balzum, [email protected]


July 29th 5:00 – 9:00 pm at The Laid Back Saloon
10880 Mill Dam Road, Hebron, OH 43025
Organizer: Lacey Hatten, [email protected]


July 29th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at DC on Film Row
609 W. Sheridan Avenue Oklahoma City, OK
Organizer: Rebecca Betts, [email protected]


July 30th 2:30 pm at Liberty Park
1188 Cumberland Drive, Clarksville, TN 37040
Organizer: Hannah Fessler, [email protected]

July 30th 2:00 pm at Rotary Park
1001 N. Broadway Street, Johnson City, TN 37601
Organizer: Sarah Parker, [email protected]


July 30th 12:00-4:00 pm at Bear Creak Park
3535 War Memorial St, Houston, TX 77084
Organizer: Brittany Isham, [email protected]

July 30th 6:00 pm at The Ronald McDonald House
3413 10th St, Lubbock, TX 79415
Organizer: Sarah Estrada, [email protected]


July 29th 1:00 pm
1309 W. Electra Street, Moses Lake, WA 98837
Organizer: Carissa Shoemaker, [email protected]


July 26th 9:00 am
249 Millington In. Apt. 3, Hartland, WI 53029
Organizer: Amber Sylvester, [email protected]

United Kingdom

July 23rd 2:00 pm at Longford Village Hall
Longford Lane, Longford, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL2 9EL
Organizer: Rebekah Dean, [email protected]

Thank you to the following businesses for lighting up and showing support for Gastroschisis Awareness Day

Wells Street Bridge (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
The Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge (Indiana)
Skydance Bridge(Oklahoma)
Niagara Falls, (Ontario, Canada)
Wells Fargo’s Duke Energy Center (North Carolina)
WoodmenLife Tower (Nebraska)
The Orlando Eye (Florida)
Nebraska State Capitol Building (Nebraska)
I-35W Minnesota River bridge (Minnesota)
The PECO Crown Energy Building (Pennsylvania)
Canada Peace Bridge (Ontario and Buffalo, NY)
Mercedes-Benz Superdome(Louisiana)
US Bank Tower (California)
BOMA/Chicago (Chicago)
NASCAR Hall of Fame (NC)
Indianapolis Power & Light Company (Indiana)