your gift can give hope to those suffering from DMD
About Campaignends 06 Nov 2016, 11:59 PM
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a severe degenerative muscle wasting disease which will lead to loss of movement and significantly shorten ones life.
Imagine being confined to a wheelchair as a child, facing gradual weakening of muscles and losing the ability to do even the simple tasks like lifting your hands. These are the effects caused by Muscular Dystrophy (MD). MD is more than just a disability; it is a life-threatening muscle deteriorating condition. MD affects one physically, mentally and financially.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (Singapore), MDAS, is a non-profit voluntary welfare organisation supporting people with MD and their families who are facing this incurable condition. MDAS provides holistic care for persons with MD, which includes supporting their evolving physical and medical needs as they weaken as well as ensuring that they acquire essential life skills and confidence which are crucial to face the challenges ahead.
The association needs to raise $700,000 annually to support programmes and services which helps members look beyond the devastating effects of MD and start believing in their abilities. Members with MD can also lead purposefully lives - no different from anyone else.
Your generous donation will go into providing essential transport services, financial assistance, physiotherapy, health education and life-skills training.
For more information, visit our website at www.mdas.org.sg/DMD
To provide care and support to people with Muscular Dystrophy; To provide health and public education on Muscular Dystrophy; and To support medical research on Muscular Dystrophy
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