Welcome to the North Carolina Chapter!
Thank you for visiting the North Carolina Chapter of the FSHD Society which officially launched in October 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.
Join Us for Our Next Chapter Meeting on Saturday, November 9th
This next chapter meeting will be discussing Health Insurance, the North Carolina Chapter’s 2019 Walk & Roll to Cure FSHD, next year’s agenda for the chapter, Mental Health resources, and a discussion on mental health with FSHD.
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Our second annual Walk & Roll to Cure FSHD took place on Saturday, Oct. 5th, 2019 at North Carolina State University – Talley Student Union! A million THANK YOU’s to everyone who was involved with this fabulous event!
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Past Events › North Carolina Chapter Events
This next chapter meeting will be discussing Health Insurance, the North Carolina Chapter’s 2019 Walk & Roll to Cure FSHD, next year’s agenda for the chapter, Mental Health resources, and a discussion on mental health with FSHD. A light brunch and drinks will be served. “We hope to see you there!” – Meredith Huml, North Carolina Chapter DirectorFind out more »
Jenny Hasenjaeger Levi Benson FSHD Society radio welcomes singer songwriters Levi Benson and Jenny Hasenjaeger this month. They share an FSHD diagnosis and a love of music. Levi Benson was featured earlier this year in FSHD Advocate and on our blog. Since the time he performed his first childhood song, “I Love My Lips,” made famous by VeggieTales’ Larry the Cucumber, Levi Benson’s lips have been crooning tunes. Those on the listening end of the Kansas musician's performances have been…Find out more »
#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. We are marking the day by holding our first GivingTuesday Telethon. Streamed over Facebook Live, our Telethon host will interview leaders in our community—activists, celebrities, scientists, doctors, people doing awesome things—to raise worldwide awareness of FSHD. See the interview schedule for the GivingTuesday Telethon for FSHD HERE.Find out more »