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Fundraising For Huntington’s Disease Association of Ireland (HDAI)
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Helping HDAI spread awareness by being able to hire their own specialist nurse.

Huntington’s Disease Association of Ireland (HDAI)

Huntington’s Disease (HD) is a life-limiting brain condition that affects a person’s physical ab...

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My dear mother Eleanor passed away with this illness in January 2016 ; it is her passing that inspired my husband John, and my brother Ger. to climb Croagh Patrick, in Wesport every year since with their friends to raise funds for the Association ; to help those with the condition and their families. The work of sunriseupcroagh and your donations provide a much needed “boost†to a small but much needed organisation. They are trying to fund building a clinical trial database, which is critical for further progress within the country; they also need to hire their first specialist nurse. Thank you i...

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4
21-09-2018

Richard and Michelle

Great job!

Richard, belated thanks to you. A cause dear to my heart and your support is very much appreciated. Susan
25-09-2018
100.00
03-09-2018

Nick Doffman

Best of luck- a great effort for such a terrible disease

Nick, belated thanks to you. A cause dear to my heart and your support is very much appreciated. Susan
25-09-2018
200.00
31-07-2018

Mishcon de Reya

Well done with your fundraising!

Georgina, belated thanks to you and Mishcon. A cause dear to my heart and your support is very much appreciated. Susan
25-09-2018
1,000.00
10-07-2018

Maria

Well done, Susan. I look forward to hearing all about it!

Maria, belated thanks to you. A cause dear to my heart and your support is very much appreciated. Susan x
25-09-2018
25.00

About the Cause

Huntington’s Disease Association of Ireland (HDAI)
Huntington’s Disease (HD) is a life-limiting brain condition that affects a person’s physical abilities, emotions and thinking skills. Each child of a parent with the HD gene has a 50% chance of developing the condition. HD symptoms can vary significantly even between individuals in the same family. Over the course of the illness, from 15 to 25 years on average, people with HD will lose the ability to walk, talk, eat and manage their self-care and can also suffer from emotional and mental ...