CURE JM FOUNDATION

Rating: 4.96 stars   105 reviews

Issues: Health

Location: 836 Lynwood Dr Encinitas CA 92024 USA

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).
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.
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.
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EIN 35-2222262
(760) 487-1079
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My name is Casey Dean and I am on the family outreach advisory for CureJM.org. I found this amazing place in a desperate search to find out more about my son's rare disease. This is the ONLY organization dedicated to helping families who have been devastated by this horrible disease. My son, Hunter, was diagnosed in 2009 with Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Our comfortable, perfect little world was turned upside down. Nobody could tell us what was going to happen or how our lives would change forever. When I found CureJM, the members reached out to me and made me aware of things my Doctor couldn't even tell me. Finding CureJM gave my family and I a sense of peace and understanding. I became a part of this organization as quickly as I could to help them spread information about this disease. Family members who have been touched by this disease solely run this organization. We are all in the same boat in this crazy storm. Our hope is to get enough funding for research and find a cure. Sincerely, Casey Dean - Portland, Texas - deaners4@gmail.com

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I am a client, served (parent), volunteer, and advisory board member. Every part of this organization is amazing as it is run by the most wonderful people!

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Life-changing

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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