A-TCP SUPPORTERS CELEBRATE RARE DISEASE DAY

On February 28, friends and families of A-T kids across the U.S. and Canada raised funds for A-T research by celebrating Rare Disease Day, as part of the Global Genes Project’s Jeans for Genes program, a national effort to increase awareness for the more than 7,000 rare diseases that affect children.

A-T Children’s Project volunteers got schools, offices, and community centers involved by getting donations for:

  • The right to “dress down” and wear jeans
  • Special Rare Disease Day t-shirts
  • Denim-colored lapel pins
  • Dinners, bake sales, and auctions

Get involved in Rare Disease Day activities next year by contacting the A-T Children’s Project at fundraising@atcp.org or 800.5.HELP.A-T (800.543.5728).

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