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, The Global Gastroschisis Foundation will celebrate our 13 year anniversary. Over the years, we have been working hard towards our goal of Awareness, Research, and Support. We’ve come a long way. The community support 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 this year by supporting your local Awareness Day event.

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


Saturday July 30th 12:00pm
Acorns Golf Links 3933 Ahne Road, Waterloo, IL 62298
Organizer: Aubrey, [email protected]


Saturday July 30th 2:00 – 5:00pm
Pioneer Park Shelter #2 1101 Indianapolis Road, Mooresville, IN 46158
Organizer: Sara Dowdy, [email protected]

Saturday August 13th 4:00 – 6:00pm
Kreager Park 7225 N. River Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815
Organizer: Lyndsey Leonard, [email protected]


Saturday July 16th 12:00 – 3:00pm
Bandstand at Jamaica Pond
Organizer: Christine, [email protected]


Sunday July 31st 11:30am
Howell City Park Thompson Lake at Scofield Pavilion
Organizer: Gracie Jordan, [email protected]


Saturday July 30th 9:00am – 5:00pm
Overtime Grill & Lounge, Geneva, NE
Organizer: Carleen, 402.297.3651

New Jersey

Saturday July 30th 12:00pm
Cape May County Zoo, US 9 North, Cape May, NJ 08035
Organizer: Andrea, [email protected]

New York

Saturday July 30th 8:00pm
Niagara Falls State Park 10 Rainbow Blvd, Prospect Park, NY
Organizer: Gaby Luna, [email protected]


Saturday July 30th 2:00pm
609 W. Sheridan Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Organizer: Rebecca, [email protected]  


Don’t miss these structures and landmarks lighting up green for Gastroschisis Awareness Day!



Friday July 29th 8:00pm
ICON Park Wheel 8375 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

New York

Saturday July 30th 10:00pm
Niagara Falls State Park 10 Rainbow Blvd, Prospect Park, NY