"One Step Closer" Walk for Leukodystrophy in Old Bridge, NJ
The Walk is intended to honor those who are affected by a Leukodystrophy, including Eric Brown; Anthony, Matthew, and Laura Grace Tomaino; Ashleigh Ryann Gwin; Peter Jacob Christiansen; Warren Joseph Alexander III; Reese Behnken; Lucas Viscomi; Christopher Braden Jones; Jared Kerr; Dawn Bjornsen; Dr. Stephen Massood; and Nicky Villalobos, all from New Jersey.
The Leukodystrophies are a group of rare brain-degenerative diseases that strip away myelin, the insulated covering of nerves in the brain. Prognosis for these diseases depends on the specific type of Leukodystrophy. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive, and can include medications, various therapies, and possible bone marrow transplantation. Government funding for research is limited, so it is important to provide funding for research to find a cure for these diseases.
For additional information regarding the Leukodystrophies, or to register for the upcoming “One Step Closer” Walk for Leukodystrophy, log on to www.stennisfoundation.org.
# # #
Founder and President
The Stennis Foundation
PO Box 30065
Amarillo, TX 79120
The Stennis Foundation is a nationwide 501c3 nonprofit organization committed to raising awareness of the Leukodystrophies, and to raising funds for Leukodystrophies research.
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release "One Step Closer" Walk for Leukodystrophy in Old Bridge, NJ here
News-ID: 43490 • Views: 2835
More Releases for Walk
Medical procedure helps women walk again
Rajani, a 30-year-old IT employee who was on the way back home post her shift at office on 24,November at 4 AM was hit by a truck. The mother of the 10-year-old sustained greivious injuries to the complete lower half of the body as the drunken driver of the truck dragged her along with her bike and later ran over her back (pelvis region). She was brought to MaxCure and
SVC Ventures | Tree Walk
SVC Ventures Welcomes you here in your quest for the dream living space. ‘Treewalk’ is a project with a mission to create delightful and unique living experiences. Our architectural brilliance compliments our quality and the ever green flora here renews the luxury. Our high end specifications and world class amenities stand alone as an answer to the true premium. Every care is taken to mould this sophisticated gated community to a
Walk the Walk
(BOSTON, MA) – Bostonians can already talk the talk, but can they walk the walk? Although Boston’s known as “America’s walking city,” how many people actually stop and “smell the roses?” It’s time to slow down and look around! Beginning in June 2012, the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) is offering a series of interactive walking tours designed to educate and inspire. Guests will have a chance to explore historical
The 10th Annual Motif Charity Walk – 2012
The 10th Annual Motif Charity Walk – 2012 Ahmedabad, India February 12, 2012 Motif, a leading BPO and KPO services provider, organized its 10th Annual Motif Charity Walk in Ahmedabad today. This event provides a transparent platform to individuals and companies to come together to promote health awareness and raise funds for different NGOs every year. The 5 km walk / 10 km run was flagged off from the L. D. College of
Alenco Introduces Walk-In Therapy Tubs
12/16/11, Kansas City, Mo –Alenco Inc announces the introduction of a new bath system in the Kansas City metro area that is built to give homeowners a luxurious and healthy bathing experience. The product is manufactured by American Standard and features the latest advancements in walk-in bath technology. Alenco helps encourage independent living by offering a easily accessible bathtub. Unlike typical bath tubs, American Standard walk-in tubs offer peace of
Walk For Longevity and Superior Health
In 2003, researchers at the Graduate School of Public Health at University of Pittsburgh found that walking for 30 minutes a day cut the risk of diabetes, regardless of whether they were fit or overweight. Seven years later, other researchers at Pitt found that walking at least six miles a week might keep our brains from shrinking as we age, and in turn preserve memory. And last January,