• 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