Welcome to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter!
Thank you for visiting the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the FSHD Society which officially launched in September 2018. We are here to build a local community of patients, family and friends, and help them connect and advocate for themselves and each other. Our hope for the future is to find a cure – Until then, we hope to bring a greater awareness to the community, and to help improve the quality of life of all those affected.
Volunteer Spotlight: Taylor Quigg
Hear from your local Walk & Roll Leader, Taylor Quigg, about her journey with FSHD, the power of connection, and her vision for the future.
Greater Philadelphia Walk & Roll to Cure FSHD - Fall 2021!
To contact us directly, please email: PhiladelphiaChapter@fshdsociety.org
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Upcoming Events › All Chapters
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET This monthly meeting is for those of you who are providing care to loved ones with FSHD. This virtual meeting is a safe and supportive space to share your experiences, challenges, and helpful tips with other caregivers. Please respect our rules restricting this meeting to caregivers (or "sharegivers," as Isaac Prilleltensky has proposed, because providing care to loved ones is a two-way street). Because we don't want to publicly post the Zoom meeting link (to…Find out more »
This is our monthly Zoom meeting on Wellness, held on the second Monday of each month at 5:00-6:00 pm ET (if Monday is a national holiday, the meeting will be held on Tuesday). It is open to everyone in the FSHD community. This is your time to enjoy the company of fellow FSHers, share challenges, talk about what works for you, and feel validated and supported in whatever you may be going through. If you are interested, please register by…Find out more »
9:00 PM ET | 8:00 PM CT | 7:00 PM MT | 6:00 PM PT Lori Brant Join host Tim Hollenback on YouTube on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Call Tim at 414-375-2561 to share your thoughts, or post questions and comments in the YouTube comments section. You can also watch the recording on Facebook or access the podcast on most any streaming channel. "Our guest this month is Lori Brant, a life coach who lives with FSH muscular dystrophy.…Find out more »