We’ll be celebrating Gastroschisis Awareness Day throughout the month of July.

Find an event near you! This year on July 30th, Gastroschisis Awareness Day, The Global Gastroschisis Foundation will celebrate our 14 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 29th 7:00 am
Acorns Golf Links 3933 Ahne Road, Waterloo, IL 62298
Organizer: Aubrey Thessing, [email protected]


Saturday July 29th 2:00 – 5:00pm
Pioneer Park Shelter #4 1101 Indianapolis Road, Mooresville, IN 46158
Organizer: Sara Dowdy, [email protected]


Sunday July 30th 10:00 am
William P. Pack Memorial Park, Moundridge, KS 67107
Organizer: JorDawn Ramirez, [email protected] 


Saturday July 22nd 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
76 Oakland Street, Medway, MA
Organizer: Christine Casanova, [email protected] 


Saturday July 29th 9:00am – 8:00pm
12th Annual Belly Button Run
Overtime Grill & Lounge, Geneva 9:00am
Fairmont Legion 5:00pm
Organizer: Carleen Vest Light, 402.297.3651

New Jersey

Saturday July 29th 12:00 – 4:00pm
Cape May County Zoo, Pavilion 6 at 12:00pm
Organizer: Andrea Pagan, [email protected]

Structures and landmarks lighting up GREEN


Sunday July 30th 6:00pm
ICON Park Wheel
8375 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819


Sunday July 30th
Boston Worcester Turnpike
Longfellow Bridge
Fore River Bridge
Zakim Bridge


July 27 – 31
Blue Bridge
Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan


Sunday July 30th 8:00pm
Skydance Bridge
SW 7th Street, Oklahoma City


Sunday July 30th – Monday July 31st, Dusk until morning
Houston City Hall