NEWPORT BEACH, CA, MAY 22, 2012: Eight-year-old Tyler ArmstrongÌ¢âÂã¢s goal is to become the second youngest person ever to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tyler, of Yorba Linda, Calif., is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He already set a record as the youngest person to climb Mt. Whitney in California in a single day Ì¢âÂÛÏ the highest peak in the contiguous United States. While Tyler takes on the physical challenge of the climb from June 25 - July 2, 2012, he challenges others to donate a dollar to CureDuchenne for every foot he climbs.
Sally and Mack Brown will host the third annual Champions to CureDuchenne presented by RBC Wealth Management on April 27, 2012 at The University of Texas Golf Club (2200 University Club Drive, Austin, TX). Cost is $150 per person and includes admission, food and beverages. Champions to CureDuchenne is a fundraiser for CureDuchenne, which funds groundbreaking research to save the 300,000 boys worldwide who have Duchenne.
Eight-year-old Tyler Armstrong, of Yorba Linda, Calif., has set his sights 2012 on becoming one of the youngest ever to summit one of the highest mountains in the world, Mt. Kilimanjaro. He already set a record as the youngest person to climb Mt. Whitney in a single day – the highest peak in the contiguous […]
Paul Miller, Cure Duchenne co-founder, PDT, March 13, 2012 of the “I Am a Duchenne Dad” online community, a new Facebook group to connect with other dads and share information about supporting their sons with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. “Many fathers of Duchenne sons are working full time to support their families, and then working full […]
CureDuchenne, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds multiple research and development projects to cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announces the funding of three new research projects following its third annual CureDuchenne Scientific Summit. CureDuchenne is dedicated 2012 to finding treatments and a cure for Duchenne regardless of the specific genetic mutation by advancing drug […]
Special Guest: 2011 NFL Super Bowl Champion Clay Matthews III CureDuchenne, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy, will host its 2012 Champions to CureDuchenne Newport Beach Gala on Saturday, February 11 at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort. Orange County’s most prominent business and community leaders will be […]
CureDuchenne, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has launched an online fundraising gift store provided by Phil’s Shops in time for Valentine’s Day. The online store offers flowers, cookies and cakes, award winning hot sauces and an array of picnic baskets. A significant portion of the purchase price […]
CureDuchenne, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy, is launching its Text 2 CureDuchenne campaign at the STYLE ICON Celebrity Lounge during Super Bowl weekend. Designed around the goal of raising $1 million by the end of 2012, Text 2 CureDuchenne is an event-based social and mobile campaign utilizing […]
CureDuchenne, a national nonprofit that funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a lethal muscle disease that affects more than 300,000 boys worldwide, today announced the top Duchenne scientists from around the world will be announcing exciting research findings at CureDuchenne’s third annual Scientific Summit held February 11, 2012 in Newport Beach, […]
CureDuchenne, a national nonprofit that funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, today announced the appointment of Dr. Michael G. Kelly as Chief Scientific Officer, a key scientific position within the Duchenne community. Kelly, a senior pharmaceutical executive, brings more than 25 years experience in drug discovery and development to the organization. […]