Golden Gate Park Pioneer Log Cabin Picnic Area (New Location)
Saturday, August 24, 2013 Help us develop a treatment and cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Online Registration is now closed. Please register on-site at the event on Saturday!
To donate to a specific walker or team, click the "Find a Walker" button to the right. To simply contribute to the walk, click "Donate" button to the right.
10:00 a.m. Registration 11:00 a.m. Walk begins
Registration fee includes a T-shirt, Snack & Picnic lunch.
Families of SMA is the world’s leader focused on funding SMA research to develop a treatment and cure for the disease. The successful results and progress that the organization has delivered, from basic research to drug discovery to clinical trials, provide real hope for families and patients impacted by the disease. The charity has invested over $55 million in research and has been involved in funding half of all the ongoing novel drug programs for SMA.
Families of SMA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, with 31 Chapters and 90,000 members and supporters throughout the United States. The organization’s work has produced major discoveries, including identification of the underlying cause and a back-up gene for the disease, which provides a clearly defined target for disease altering therapies. The organization is also dedicated to supporting SMA families through networking, information and services and to improving care for all SMA patients.
Click here to learn more about Families of SMA and our programs.