The Fourth of July has been celebrated in the United States of America since independence was declared from the British Empire in 1776. The day is commemorated with many traditions, including backyard barbeques, fireworks, parades, and displaying the national flag.
While Real Medicine Foundation’s headquarters are based in the US, we are a global organization with more than 1,500 team members in 19 countries around the world. As our team in the US celebrates the 4th of July, our teams in Perú and Uganda look forward to upcoming celebrations.
Perú’s Military Parade
Perú, gained its independence from Spain in 1821...
This Monday RMF participated in the Big Sunday 4th Annual MLK Day Clothing Collection & Community Breakfast.
Thank you to Dominic Borgia for capturing these photos on last Sunday’s LA Marathon!
We are proud to report that donations have been tallied and our first Beauty for Real™ event was a success!
On Saturday February 16, Dr. Tanya Kormeili and Great Earth Compounding Pharmacy of West Hollywood hosted Beauty for Real™ a unique fundraiser that aimed to have people show their beauty from the inside out. Attendees could obtain a number of cosmetic services – at a one-time discount, with proceeds going to Real Medicine – from Dr. Kormeili, a popular LA dermatologist (who has been seen on The Doctors and in media worldwide).
Beauty for Real™ is part of our efforts...
Follow the link to read the interview with Dr. Martina Fuchs, founder/CEO, of Real Medicine Foundation.
“DioNicEss X” charity beer pairing dinner @ Beachwood BBQ & Brewing (6/10)
Long Beach, CA | May 15, 2012 — Tickets are selling quickly for the tenth installment of the famed “DioNicEss” food & drink pairing series, which is coming to Long Beach’s celebrated Beachwood BBQ & Brewing on June 10. To immortalize this milestone, the theme of this dinner has been dubbed “DioNicEss X: Coming of Age,” not only as a reflective look at the progression of the previous nine events, but also a play on the fact that every course, as well as each beer paired with it,...
photo: Children from the Lwala community
RMF Partner in Lwala, Kenya the “Lwala Community Alliance” writes about the wonderful fundraiser/race they held in Kenya simultaneously with our LA Marathon fundraiser this past weekend.
More information about our program in Lwala can be found here
RMF/LCA Health Race in Lwala, Kenya – simultaneous to the LA Marathon on March 18, 2012
By Kelly Baird
Only a few of the feet at the starting line were clothed in worn-out Keds, a pair or two of sandals, and a single pair of sneakers. The rest of the feet were bare. There...
by Sandra Jersby, Athletes for Real Medicine Project Coordinator
To all our Fantastic Athletes for Real Medicine Runners….Fantastic race this weekend! You did it! After months of hard training and dedication you completed the 2012 LA Honda Marathon and 5K. Your efforts and hard work also contributed to a very successful fundraiser and we are very grateful for your support in helping us reach our fundraising goal. We are still counting donations but it looks like we might have over $20,000 from Athletes for Real Medicine donors/sponsors!
I’ve had a great time and it has been a pleasure and honor...
by Fred Ascher
The weekly training sessions led by Olympic runner Malachi Davis at UCLA’s Drake Track continue for Athletes for Real Medicine Foundation. As these photos (taken by writer/photographer Joe Roos) show, we Athletes for RMF are a motley crew of various ages, shapes and sizes, but this is no matter to Malachi and his talented team! From core training to stretching and building strength leaping tall bleachers in a succession of single bounds, Malachi is getting each participant in the shape he or she needs to be in for a successful race day!
There is one more...