A Russian river cruise. An anniversary trip to Paris. Lifelong sailor. Spontaneously. While each of our journeys began differently, we are bound together by the need for diagnosis, treatment and support, and the cure for MdDS.
With the help of some great volunteers, there is now an MdDS awareness bracelet! It’s been an interesting learning experience, but the design, production and US shipping hurdles have all been figured out, and we are now ready to roll them out to the public!* To receive a Stop the Rock! bracelet, simply make a donation of $20 […]
June is MdDS Awareness Month, so the Foundation and its volunteers have been working doubly hard to spread awareness of Mal de Débarquement Syndrome. Our rare disorder with the strange French name is now recognized by organizations such as the NIH, NORD and, just recently, the Rare Disease United Foundation. But we need to work […]
ANNOUNCEMENT: Two of the Foundation’s regular supporters have thrown down a Winter Warm-Up Challenge. Together they will match every dollar donated, dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000! Donations fund vital research into the cause of and a cure for Mal de Débarquement Syndrome. One result of this research is that current medical information about MdDS is being generated, and this in […]
Mary Kay has wonderful gifts for the holidays for all ages, and Debbie Vecheck has created a fantastic opportunity for you to shop for your friends and loved ones – while supporting the Foundation. Through December 19th, Debbie will donate 50% of net proceeds to the MdDS Foundation. Please support Debbie and shop her site www.marykay.com/dvecheck today. This […]
December 7–8, Doug, an MdDSer since March of 2013, will run a 24-hour ultramarathon to raise awareness of MdDS. Doug has completed over 30 ultramarathons but he says, “Since developing MdDS it has been a challenge to train like I should. I consider myself blessed to be able to function at work and continue running. I KNOW […]
Before we get to today’s post, we’re pleased to announce that Amazon.com is now making charitable donations to the MdDS Foundation. You shop. Amazon Gives. You must you this link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-5953110 to set the MdDS Foundation as your chosen charity. Then any time you shop Smile.Amazon a 0.5% donation will automatically be made on your behalf. With just 7 weeks left to […]
We would like to invite you to the third annual MdDS Walk. This is a global awareness raising event for Rockers and non-Rockers alike. The physical walk in Colorado is a fun, family-friendly – and noncompetitive – event. Nicknamed the Rock’n Stroll, each year we leisurely rock and stroll down a path at a local park, chatting with […]