• Don’t Forget Me This Holiday Season

    Don’t Forget Me This Holiday Season

    The world is a scary and lonely place right now. Due to the global pandemic, we are isolated from our friends and family. Our routines have completely changed. We aren’t able to do the things we love and visit our favourite places. This is what life is like, every day, for many individuals affected by …CONTINUE READING
  • Double Your Impact Today

    Double Your Impact Today

    Have you ever heard of Giant Axonal Neuropathy (GAN)? Probably not. It’s a really rare neuromuscular disorder. Hi! My name is Jordan and I’m 9-years old. When I was three and a half, a doctor told me I had GAN. My family had no idea what this meant. But the doctor told us that my …CONTINUE READING
  • MDC Urgently Needs Your Help

    MDC Urgently Needs Your Help

    Dear Friend, I truly hope this letter finds you and your loved ones safe and well during these uncertain times. I am reaching out to request your support. As a result of COVID-19, Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) has experienced a significant decrease in our fundraising revenue. As an organization that does not receive government funding, …CONTINUE READING
  • National Volunteer Week 2020

    National Volunteer Week 2020

    Muscular Dystrophy Canada is a volunteer-driven organization. We rely on dedicated, enthusiastic, diverse and dynamic people to help us meet our mission – from clients to family members, community supporters to like-minded organizations, and healthcare professionals to Fire Fighters and beyond. All of our volunteers are key partners in the delivery of MDC’s support programs, …CONTINUE READING
  • You can break down barriers for Canadians  living with a neuromuscular disorder

    You can break down barriers for Canadians living with a neuromuscular disorder

    Thanks to you, our committed, generous donors, 2019 was an incredible year. Because of you, Muscular Dystrophy Canada supported clients through 13,458 calls and interactions, funded $1.1 million in research, and supplied 1,192 pieces of vital equipment for clients. But we still have so much more to do to break down barriers for Canadians impacted …CONTINUE READING
  • The DeVries Family

    The DeVries Family

    I always dreamed of having a big family. What I never imagined was the heartbreak and stress that comes from having children with serious health disorders. I have six children, all boys, and three have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Thankfully, we found Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Because of donors, like you, MDC is able to provide support …CONTINUE READING
  • Brayden’s Journey

    Brayden’s Journey

    I met Brayden Graft when he was just five-days-old. Little did I know then the impact he would have on my life. My friends Leanne and Tony had been fostering children for about five years and already had a baby at home when their social worker called about Brayden. They didn’t even think twice about …CONTINUE READING
  • Rachel Andrews Story

    Rachel Andrews Story

    It’s been a little over a year since I sat in a Neurologists office, with my husband by my side, and heard the words “I believe you have Facialscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD)”. My first response was, “say what?” It’s a mouthful for sure, but I’m fortunate my failing facial muscles are still able to say it. …CONTINUE READING