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Families that have a child that is diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy often search for an organization that will aid them in funding as well as emotional support to deal with the devasting disease that is called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). When The Parent Project was established every family that has lost a child or has a child with DMD found thier angel. The Parent Project is a non profit organization that is seeking for more Federal Funding for the research of DMD.
The Parent Project Mission Statement is as follows: The Parent Project For Muscular Dystrophy Research, Inc.is committed to expedite a treatment and cure for Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy by funding research and education.
Our goal is to raise money to further the research towards our prayer, the cure. All research through Parent Project is directed and focused on Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.
The Parent Project was founded in May 1994, by a small group of parents whose sons are afflicted with Duchenne muscular dystrophy,The Parent Project for Muscular Dystrophy Research, Inc. was formed to raise public awareness and support and to secure funds to expedite the treatment or cure for children suffering with the fatal disease of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.
The Parent Project is comprised of individuals with relentless determination, parents diagnosed with Duchenne and Becker. The Parent Project goal is to further research by active fund raising throughout the world-widenetwork of parents, families and friends of patients.
The Parent Project already has done so much for the dream of treatment for Duchenne. In just four years the organization has raised funds to support research efforts and has identified Duchenne Research Centers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and UCLA. In addition, a Duchenne Family Center has been opened at Beth Israel Clinic in New York City as a result of the efforts of The Parent Project.
Parent Project is a private, tax-exempt, non-profit organization pursuant to Section 501 (c);(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All gifts and donations made to The Parent Project are tax deductible.
The Parent Project is not associated or affliated with any other non-profit organizations that seek to find a cure for the 40 forms of Muscular Dystrophy.
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The Justin Woods Foundation Wants To Thanks Parent Project for their devotion and determination to make our dream come true.....