New Jersey Chapter
News & Announcements
Support Group Meeting Change for May
The Northern NJ HD support group that usually meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month will be meeting on May 14 -- The change is for May only. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Governor Christie Declares May 2013 as Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
In an official Proclamation, dated April 18, 2013, NJ Governor Chris Christie declares May 2013 as Huntington's disease Awarenes Month. Click here to view the official proclamation.
A word from Honorary Hoop-A-Thon Chairman, Kurt Siegelin - News 12 New Jersey
The New Jersey Chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America holds several fund-raising events throughout the year. We have our Shoot for a Cure Hoop-a-Thon events underway and taking place in April & May of 2013. This year there will be Hoop-a-Thon events at Hoop Heaven in Bridgewater, Whippany, and Waldwick, and a new Hoop event tentatively scheduled for the Fall at the Peddie School in Hightstown!
Currently Scheduled Hoop-a-Thon Events:
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Welcome to the homepage of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, New Jersey Chapter. We are a chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, a national, not-for-profit voluntary health agency.
The purpose of our chapter is:
• To help individuals affected by Huntington's Disease and their families through support and services
• To educate both the public and health care professionals about Huntington's Disease
• To promote and support research directed at discovering a treatment and ultimately a cure for Huntington's Disease.
While there is still no cure for HD, today there is more hope than ever that we can beat this disease. Until then, our chapter will strive to provide support and sustenance to our HD families, knowing that while research provides hope for the future, we must provide care for our HD community today. We have become an active community, educating ourselves, sharing information, and advocating for ourselves and our loved ones.