CURE JM FOUNDATION
Rating: 4.96 stars 105 reviews
Location: 836 Lynwood Dr Encinitas CA 92024 USA
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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Cure JM Foundation is a critical hub for all things related to this debilitating condition. The founders Tom and Shari Hume, have been incredible advocates and organizers, bringing a global JM community together and making a difference. Through their fundraising efforts they have also raised important dollars to help fund a treatment and hopefully a cure.
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