We call it a neuromuscular disorder.

What is

Muscular Dystrophy?

Muscular Dystrophy is a term used to describe a group of more than 160 different neuromuscular disorders characterized by progressive deterioration of muscle strength. The causes, symptoms, age of onset, severity and progression vary depending on the exact diagnosis and the individual.

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Every day we are inspired by the people we meet and the stories we hear. Stories of commitment, courage, determination and caring. Stories that encourage us and ignite our passion to work harder ensuring we can deliver on our promise to our community. Of course, our work would not be possible without all of you who raise funds, donate, volunteer and truly care about our collective mission. Thank you.​

Barbara Stead-Coyle