How to organize a successful auction

Here’s our first “Fundraising Masterclass” webinar featuring Terry Colella, who shares the lessons she has learned from organizing her highly successful annual auction. Questions? Post them under comments below!

GE Chairman’s Award Benefits FSH Muscular Dystrophy Research

From PRWeb The $25,000 award to the Massachusetts-based FSH Society will fund scientific research grants focused on discovering and developing treatments for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Lexington, MASS. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014. When GE Aviation’s Vice President Mohammad Ehteshami was told that he had received the prestigious GE Chairman’s Award, he asked that the $25,000 be donated … Read more of “GE Chairman’s Award Benefits FSH Muscular Dystrophy Research” »

First FSH Muscular Dystrophy High-Throughput Drug Discovery Study Published

From PRWeb press release, February 6, 2014. In research funded by the FSH Society, a patient advocacy organization, a Minnesota team has identified drugs that block the toxic effects of a gene involved in a most common form of muscular dystrophy. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is among the most common muscle-wasting diseases, affecting more than … Read more of “First FSH Muscular Dystrophy High-Throughput Drug Discovery Study Published” »

FSH Watch Winter 2014

Highlights include: Report from the 2013 International Research Consortium meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Advances in basic research, clinical trials and future drug targets. Introducing our new Celebrity Honorary Board. Stars from film, TV, music and sports sign on to help raise awareness. University of Massachusetts Medical School opens new FSHD research center and clinic. Photos … Read more of “FSH Watch Winter 2014” »

Human Muscle Growing in Mice Provides a New Research Tool for FSHD

Lexington, Mass. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014. As published online today in Human Molecular Genetics, support from the FSH Society, a patient-driven nonprofit, has enabled people with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) to donate muscle tissue, which scientists have succeeded in grafting into mice, providing a new tool for conquering this devastating muscle-wasting disease. Among the most common … Read more of “Human Muscle Growing in Mice Provides a New Research Tool for FSHD” »

Adveq Provides FSH Society Generous Gift After Witnessing Employee’s Journey

Mother’s struggle with FSH inspires company to make a charitable donation this holiday season. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Over the holidays, we received a generous $10,000 donation from Adveq, a leading asset manager investing in private equity and real asset funds globally. FSH Society was provided this gift after Adveq witnessed the courage of one … Read more of “Adveq Provides FSH Society Generous Gift After Witnessing Employee’s Journey” »