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4th Annual Virtual Walk Fundraising Event Brings Eating Disorder Awareness Initiatives to Social Media

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MentorCONNECT joins the National Eating Disorders Association for NEDAwareness Week February 23 - March 1

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and MentorCONNECT, the first global eating disorders nonprofit mentoring community, are proud to announce the launch of their 4th Annual Virtual Walk, a nationwide social media-based awareness and fundraising event supporting NEDAwareness Week (February 23-March 1).

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This innovative online event offers recovering persons, loved ones, treatment professionals, educators, and the greater community the chance to "walk" online, using their social networks for good to raise awareness of and promote resources for eating disorders recovery.

JOIN IN THE WALK: http://nedawalk.org/virtualwalk2014

All Virtual Walk contributions support the nonprofit work of NEDA and MentorCONNECT and are tax-deductible as a charitable contribution. Contributions make it possible for these two organizations to provide another year of free recovery support services to an ever-growing nationwide network of constituents.

NEDA and MentorCONNECT would also like to recognize and thank the event's eating disorder treatment center sponsors, Green Mountain at Fox Run and Center for Change, whose contributions have helped to make this year's Virtual Walk possible.

You can participate in two ways: 1) by making a donation, and 2) by sharing the Virtual Walk link with your social networks.

JOIN IN THE WALK: http://nedawalk.org/virtualwalk2014

For more information please contact: Alison Smela, 713-906-9888 (Email)

More about NEDA

Reaching millions every year, NEDA campaigns for prevention, improved access to quality treatment, and increased research funding to better understand and treat eating disorders. NEDA also works with partners and volunteers to develop programs and tools to help everyone who seeks assistance. www.NationalEatingDisorders.org

More about MentorCONNECT

MentorCONNECT is the first global eating disorders nonprofit mentoring community. Recovering persons (ages 14 and up) are encouraged to join to receive confidential, non-medical, peer-based individual and group mentoring support. www.mentorconnect-ed.org

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