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Duchenne Research: 2017 in Review

2017 has been an exciting year for Duchenne muscular dystrophy research! As we get close to the end of the year, we’re looking back at some of the stories that caught our attention. You can find these and other news stories here. Jesse’s Journey grants more than $1 million internationally to Duchenne researchers In May, […]


#ThankYouThursday – 20 years of progress

On November 28, we celebrated Giving Tuesday – a day when people come together to celebrate philanthropy and support their favourite causes. Today, it’s Thank You Thursday. Today, we’re saying Thank You to everyone who has supported Jesse’s Journey for more than 20 years. It’s amazing to look back and see how far we have […]


Jesse’s Journey Has Lost a Dear Friend

Angie Stewart  September 1 1962 – October 18 2017 Jesse’s Journey has lost a dear friend. Angie Stewart was the wife of Ron (Sam) and mother of 2 boys: Steven (who had Duchenne muscular dystrophy and passed away in 2009) and Matthew. Angie was a beautiful person and an inspiration to everyone she met. Her […]


Advocating for Canadians affected by Duchenne

As part of our latest strategic plan, Jesse’s Journey identified a need that we felt we were well-suited to address. Recently, in Europe and the U.S., we have seen new treatments approved for boys with Duchenne and even more that are currently in clinical trials. However, they are very expensive and have had challenges getting […]


Eric’s Amazing Race Car Rally for DMD research Oct. 29 in Burlington

Burlington Post The 14th annual Eric’s Amazing Race Car Rally and Silent Auction (for Muscular Dystrophy and Genetic Research), will be held Saturday, Oct. 29. The fundraiser begins at noon at Bruce T. Lindley School, 2510 Cavendish Dr., and ends around 3 p.m. at the Burlington Legion, 828 Legion Rd. Registration will be held between […]


New fundraising events added to Rice Lake Challenge

from Northumberland Today on August 17, 2016 The eighth annual Brian Connor Rice Lake Challenge for Jesse’s Journey has a new twist this year. In fact, there are a few new items to add along with the swim across Rice Lake on Saturday, Aug. 27. Of course there will be the usual 4.5 kilometre swim across […]


Max’s Big Ride reaches the finish line!

Congratulations and thanks to Max, Andrew and the entire Sedmihradsky family!  Jesse’s Journey was pleased to be part of the crowd that welcomed the crew back to Hamilton as they entered Bayfront Park on July 1, 2016 !


Max’s Big Ride marks second successful year

In only its second year, Max’s Big Ride is making a huge difference in raising awareness and funds to cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Max, 5, and his dad, Andrew Sedmihradsky, are taking a well-deserved rest these days after a tiring but fun adventure took the pair on an 11-day trek from Ottawa to Hamilton aboard […]


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