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www.scleroderma.org/icyhands 

This painful but SAFE CHALLENGE will allow you to experience the feeling of Raynaud’s.  While you will only have to experience this for 30 SECONDS, MOST of our loved ones with scleroderma face this on a daily basis. This is a fundraising CHALLENGE we need everyone to CHALLENGE their friends and family and donate.  

All funds raised will support our mission to SAVE lives and CURE scleroderma through programs committed to SUPPORTEDUCATION and RESEARCH.

 ***PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS CHALLENGE IF YOU YOU HAVE ANY OPEN SORES/ULCERS ON YOUR HANDS AND/OR YOU ARE A SCLERODERMA PATIENT***

Upload your video on social media, tag the challenged individuals, tag the foundation @sclerodermasocal, and hashtag #icyhandschallenge #steppingoutsocal #scleroderma #sclerosocal.  Here's a sample: 


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You can donate any amount. 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE:

  • Bucket full of ICE and WATER (Fill the bucket with ice, then top off with water)
  • Video recording device to film you completing the challenge 

 

ICY HANDS RULES: 

1.   ANYONE CAN START A CHALLENGE but to ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE YOU MUST NOT BE A SCLERODERMA PATIENT

  • Accept or start the challenge - Once you've been challenged, you have up to 24 hours to complete the Icy Hands CHALLENGE.
  • It's just like a game of telephone, basically. A friend, coworker, or bitter enemy will do a video, and call out three or more other people to do the Scleroderma Icy Hands Challenge. Those three people need to challenge others, and so on, and so forth leading to a branch-like spread of the CHALLENGE)

 

IF YOU REFUSE THE CHALLENGE, YOU SHOULD DONATE $100.00 
to help fund our mission to SAVE lives and CURE scleroderma through programs committed to 
SUPPORT, EDUCATION and RESEARCH

 

 2. Prepare your materials. 

  • Fill the bucket with ice and top it off with water. 
  • Start recording.
  • Dip one or both hands or arms into the container.
  • Keep your hands or arms in the water for at least 30 seconds while recording.

 

 3. Upload your video 

To social media, tag the challenged individuals, tag the foundation @sclerodermasocal, and hashtag #icyhandschallenge #steppingoutsocal #scleroderma #sclerosocal

Your video should include the following:

  • Your name;
  • Who challenged you;
  • Accepting the challenge “Accept the Scleroderma Icy Hands Challenge”
  • The names of the people you want to challenge;
  • The website www.scleroderma.org/icyhands;
  • Mention that you’ll be donating as well as taking the challenge;
  • Tell us how your hands feel.

 

4. Donate 

  • Once you accept the Scleroderma Icy Hands Challenge, you must make a donation - $25, $50, or $100 as much as you can!
  • Accepting the Scleroderma Icy Hands Challenge and freezing your hands in ice it does not "free" you from making a donation.
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