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Phone: (760) 487-1079
836 Lynwood Dr
Encinitas
California 92024
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Target demographics: families and patients dealing with Juvenile Myositis (JM). Including Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) and Juvenile Polymyositis (JPM).

Direct beneficiaries per year: educate and support families coping with Juvenile Myositis; educate medical professionals about JM; fund research studies into causes and best treatments of JM, including helping to fund two JM research centers.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help with Spreading Awareness, Family Encouragement, Fundraising, Media and Press outreach and much, much more. To learn more or get involved contact info@curejm.org.

Programs: Cure JM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Juvenile Myositis (JM). JM is a group of rare and life-threatening autoimmune conditions affecting approximately 17,000 children in the United States alone.

Cure JM's mission is to provide support for families coping with JM, raise awareness of JM, and fund research that will ultimately lead to a cure.

Mission:
As its name implies, the Cure JM Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit organization, was created specifically to find such a cure, while also providing support and information for families suffering from JM.
Results:
It is believed that a third of the children will suffer from JM most of their life, while another third will experience temporary remissions and the other third will experience a permanent remission (no medications, no symptoms).

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04/17/14
Cure JM has played a vital role in our lives for the last 9+ years. This disease is VERY rare and it isolates you. Cure JM has taken us out of isolation and connected us to a world that understands what we go through on a daily basis. This disease is constantly changing our daughter. But through... more »
04/17/14
This disease is rare, very rare, and is very difficult to go trough this alone. The uncertainty and the hopelessness is intolerable. CureJM has helped us to connect and share experiences with other families and to dissipate the hopelessness and uncertainty... more »
04/17/14
My grandson was diagnosed with JDM six years ago. It was a struggle just to comprehend what this rare disease with no known cure meant for him. Information was sparse and hard to find. Then we located CureJM and we found, not just knowledge and the hope for a cure through the funding of research... more »
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