New York Walk

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Hudson River Park's Clinton Cove, Pier 95, West 55th Street, Manhattan

Register Online:  $25     |     In-person Registration on 9/10:  $35
Registration Start:  1 p.m.     |     Walk-off:  2 p.m.

  • A Free "Marketplace" of Information & Resources
  • Silent Auction / Raffle
  • Live Performance by Danielle & Jennifer
  • Guest Speaker, Author/Journalist Nika Beamon

Linking Together for a Cure

We walk to raise awareness, and to honor and support family members, friends and colleagues who are battling one or more of the more than 100 autoimmune disorders.  We walk to give hope to the 50 million affected nationwide.

Funds raised through the Autoimmune Walk will be used by AARDA to support critical research aimed at solving the underlying immune issues that link ALL autoimmune disorders. Our mission is to eradicate these serious and life-threatening diseases while providing help and hope through patient education and support services.

Visit to learn more.

QUESTIONS?  Contact the Walk Coordinator at or call (855) 239-2557.



Everyone who registers will receive an Autoimmune Walk
T-shirt! T-shirts will be distributed on the day of the Walk. 


Each walker who raises $500 or more will receive a Walk Sweatshirt on the day of the Walk.



City Winery, New York
Wine flight Tasting in the Barrel room and Winery Tour for 2

The Stomp Company
Two complimentary tickets to the Off-Broadway hit, "Stomp" at the Orpheum Theatre

Help us reach our goal of: $25,000

10 percent raised

$1,610 raised so far
in New York Walk
$23,390 to go!


For the 2nd year, Danielle & Jennifer will perform at the New York Walk.  The engaging and super talented pop duo -- sisters with Hashimoto's -- generously donate their performance.  They have a new single set to release on April 1!  Get to know them at:



Nika Beamon "is a veteran television journalist working in New York. She published her first memoir: Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House in 2014. Misdiagnosed is the tale of her 17 year quest to find the correct medical diagnosis and treatment for a rare autoimmune disorder. It also provides tips to help readers avoid the same fate.  She has begun writing a series of articles in the Huffington Post teaching others how to be their own health to care for their body and mind, as well as preparing their family and friends to be caregivers. She uses her experiences as a sick, single woman to show others how they can still live independent and full lives...Beamon was honored for her work in the field of journalism by NYABJ. Additionally, she won a Peabody award for her role in ABC News’ coverage of the 9/11 attacks."