Jesse's Journey Foundation

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Staff changes

In late June, we said goodbye to Sue McKittrick after 10 years with Jesse’s Journey. Sue joined the team in 2006 and focused on managing special events, media relations and communications. She has taken on a new opportunity with Fanshawe College in London – we wish her well and thank her for her significant contributions to […]


Jesse’s Journey announces research funding commitment of more than $1M

On June 21, 2016 Jesse’s Journey held a special media announcement at the Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre, to release details of our 2016 research funding. Three new research projects have been approved by the Board of Directors for new and existing research projects in 2016 totalling more than $1 million.  The new […]


Students help Defeat Duchenne

Thank you to the students and staff of Jack Chambers public school, Eagle Heights public school and Saunders Secondary school for participating in Defeat Duchenne Month 2016! At Jack Chambers, students bought a chance to estimate how many candies were in a jar – and raised $815! Students at Eagle Heights invited John Davidson to […]


Jesse's Journey logo with photo of Jesse and John waving Canadian flag.

20th Anniversary

2015 is a very special year for Jesse’s Journey – it marks 20 years since John Davidson pushed his son Jesse in his wheelchair across Ontario to raise funds and awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It was on this historic trek that Jesse’s Journey was born. Because of the generosity and support from all of […]


Wendy Sanderson-Culley

Welcome Wendy

Welcome our new Managing Director We would like to extend a warm welcome to Wendy Sanderson-Culley as the new Managing Director of Jesse’s Journey.  Rick Moss will continue in a new transitional role at the Journey office until December 2016 and will be working on special projects with the staff team. Wendy brings more than […]


May is Defeat Duchenne Month

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Walk to Defeat Duchenne, and the many other events that happened throughout Defeat Duchenne Month. So far, Defeat Duchenne Month has raised more than $78,000 and counting!  


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