Thank you for visiting my personal fundraising page! With your help, we can help HDSA achieve their mission to improve the lives of everyone with Huntington’s disease and their loved ones.
Our story really began with my father-in-law, but we didn’t know that until Brine’s brother’s (Randy’s) diagnosis. Randy and Angela are two of the bravest people I know. Living with this disease, and loving someone who is, is a daily battle. But they fight, every day, because of their love for their family and the desire to help others in this same war. The HDSA is very important to our family for the research they do and the education they provide. We are praying for a cure! Please read on for more information about this wonderful organization!
The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the premier not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today, hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their family.
Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure.
HD is known as the quintessential family disease because every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of carrying the faulty gene. Today, there are 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease.
The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by HD. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today and hope for tomorrow for people with HD and their families.
To learn more about Huntington’s disease and the work of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, visit www.hdsa.org or call 1-800-345-HDSA.
Please register and help make a difference! If you cannot participate, please consider making a donation to my personal fundraising page by clicking the ‘Donate’ button at the top of this page.