Welcome to the South Carolina Chapter!
Thank you for visiting the South Carolina Chapter of the FSHD Society which officially launched in October 2019. 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.
South Carolina Walk & Roll to Cure FSHD - Fall 2021!
To contact us directly, please email: SouthCarolinaChapter@fshdsociety.org.
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Upcoming Events › All Chapters
The FSHD Society participates in the annual Rare Disease Day by encouraging our community to share their stories over social media. You can use words, photos, memes, or video to tell your FSHD story. Use whatever medium you're most comfortable with. The point is to share it over social media, tag your friends, ask them to share or re-post it to spread the word as widely as possible. Visit our Rare Disease Day toolkit for ideas, images to use, and…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. At last month's meeting, we had a…Find out more »
9:00 PM ET | 8:00 PM CT | 7:00 PM MT | 6:00 PM PT Our guest this evening is Carlos Romero, who has amazed us over the past several years by becoming a national paraclimbing champion and being featured in People magazine for losing 225 pounds following his FSHD diagnosis in 2012. He recently started his own podcast, Crappy Comics, a "podcast about comedy and courage." We can't wait to catch up with him! Join host Tim Hollenback on…Find out more »