Duchenne Awareness Day 7th September

Duchenne Awareness Day 7th September

September 7th marks World Duchenne Awareness Day. It’s on 7/9 in recognition of the 79 exons on the Dystrophin gene, the largest protein coding gene in the entire human genome. A small mutation in just one of these mutations is all it takes...

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Lee Johnson Football Fund

Lee Johnson Football Fund

Today is the Lee Johnson football event in memory of Lee Johnson and raising funds for Bluebell Wood and Olly’s Fund 💙. Kick off is at 2pm at the Rossington Main Football Club with stalls to purchase yummy cakes and sweets etc and lots...

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Sleepover at Bluebell Wood

Sleepover at Bluebell Wood

We’ve had a fantastic time at Bluebell Wood, our first sleepover there and we can’t wait to go back. We had a bit of an eye opener today and can definitely say that Bluebell Wood is not just for helping children but also helping...

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common fatal genetic disease diagnosed in childhood. The disease almost always affect boys, and they tend to be diagnosed before the age of 5. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is classified as a rare...

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MDUK (Muscular Dystrophy UK)

MDUK (Muscular Dystrophy UK)

We (Olly’s Fund) are a family fund within MDUK. We donate 40% of all funds raised (unless otherwise stated) to MDUK research, 100% goes solely towards the Duchenne Breakthrough Fund. Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for the 70,000...

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