About Us


To find a cure for neuromuscular disorders in our lifetime.


Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s mission is to enhance the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well funded research.


  • Determination – We are resolute. No matter what the obstacle, we will not be deterred.
  • Courage – We bravely move forward even when we are afraid or unsure where the road will lead.
  • Passion – Our enthusiasm and our appetite to learn, grow and make a difference is insatiable.
  • Caring – We have genuine human concern for others that is never contrived and without a hint of pity or sympathy.

About Us

Muscular Dystrophy Canada is a national, non-profit organization of dedicated volunteers and staff who continually work to provide support and resources to clients like you who are impacted by 1 of over 150 neuromuscular disorders. Through well-funded research, we are on a mission striving to find a cure as soon as possible.

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    Our History

    Muscular Dystrophy Canada has close to 60 years of experience in helping to improve the lives of those affected by neuromuscular disorders.

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    How We Are Organized

    Muscular Dystrophy Canada is led by a Staff Team and Board of Directors, organized into four geographic regions and supported by Community Volunteer Chapters from coast to coast.

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    Our Partnership with Fire Fighters

    Fire Fighters give hope to thousands of Canadians with muscular dystrophy. They inspire generosity and bring awareness to neuromuscular disorders. They are our biggest supporters, and always have been.

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    Annual Reports

    Get information on Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s activities and finances. Annual reports available to view from 2004 to present.

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    Muscular Dystrophy Canada is fortunate to be represented by five energetic and insightful individuals. Danielle Campo, Danielle Peers, Keith Martin, Normand Brathwaite and Luca "Lazylegz" Patuelli live Muscular Dystrophy Canada's core values of Determination, Courage, Passion and Caring.

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    Find out more about the organizations that we partner with in order to improve the quality of life of those affected by neuromuscular disorders and to help us fulfill our Mission.

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    Donor Bill of Rights

    Muscular Dystrophy Canada is fully committed to gaining the trust, respect and confidence of donors and prospective donors.

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    Contact Us

    Muscular Dystrophy Canada offices are located in four geographic regions, with the national office being based in Toronto.

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