Help Fund the Cure for WWOX

A$226,192.47

Raised

Donations

A$300,000

Goal


Children across the world are struggling. Each day they struggle to breathe, to see, to eat, to sleep, to walk and to talk. They suffer from onslaughts of countless seizures and fail to develop as a typical child.

The cause is hidden deep in their DNA in a gene called WWOX. Mutations of the WWOX gene is the cause of 2 devastating diseases, WOREE (WWOX-related Epileptic Encephalopathy) and SCAR12 (Spinocerebellar Ataxia-12). There are only 58 known cases of WOREE and SCAR12 worldwide. These diseases are stealing the futures of these children. The average lifespan of children with severe cases of WOREE syndrome is only 4 years of age.

But there is Hope. Researchers from around the world have banded together to find a cure. Recent laboratory testing has proven that mice with a WWOX mutation can be cured using a gene therapy treatment. However, funding for the research has been completely exhausted. Due to the extreme rarity of this disease funding is hard to come by and we need caring individuals such as yourself to help the cause.

-AUD $200,000 is required to complete the vital preclinical research and trial and a further,
-AUD $100,000 is required for the preclinical data to be reviewed and documented with the assistance of a third-party organisation to gain regulatory approval to proceed with a clinical trial.

Will you help provide hope for these children and their families by donating to the WWOX foundation?

There is no administrative overhead and each dollar donated goes directly to this life-saving research.


For more information about WWOX diseases and the WWOX Foundation please visit wwox.org

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    WWOX FOUNDATION LIMITED (ABN: 90639202323) is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission as a Health Promotion Charity. To ensure 100% of your donation goes towards research, you'll have the choice to cover the fees associated with your transaction before submitting. All donations over $2 are tax-deductible.

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    Abuelita zoe Martinez | 60 €

    Para zoe de anna tere y edu

    Association "Les rêves d'Emmy" | 280,63 €

    Ana

    OMS CHAUMONT | 800 €

    L'Office Municipal des Sports de Chaumont a le plaisir de verser la somme de 800 € récoltés à l'occasion de l'action "Chaumont bouge pour eux" du 1er mai 2021. Lors de cet évènement virtuel, plus de 150 personnes ont bougé solidairement pour la petite Lexane (@dans les Yeux de Lexane) et tous les enfants atteints du syndrome de WOREE. Nous espérons que notre modeste contribution permettra de donner de l'espoir à tous ces enfants.

    Marina Román | 2.800 €

    Todos con Zoe!

    Mima'm | 10,64 €

    Jessica Molloy Speech Pathology | A$104.25

    In memory of gorgeous Macy.

    Alyce | A$185

    Papás Zoe | 230 €

    De parte de Grupo Solidarios para Zoe

    Webb & Brown-Neaves

    In Memory of beautiful Macy. From all Staff and Management at Webb & Brown-Neaves

    Fiona

    In memory of beautiful Macy - Australia

    Evelin Hurtado vicente | 21,03 €

    Para la pequeña zoe

    Nicholas Spiteri | 311,79 €

    Helping to find a cure for these warriors.

    Cristiane Aparecida Rodrigues da silva | R$3.116,96

    Doação dos Papais do Matheus, amigos e familiares do Matheus Rodrigues da Silva, dinheiro foi arrecadado através das campanhas realizadas. Desejamos a cura dos nossos guerreiros wwox.

    Elizabeth Roberts | £335

    On behalf of the Horton Mill Court Residents Droitwich UK. Helping Harry, George and the rest of the warriors!

    Maecenata Stiftung | A$13,644.56

    Donations from Germany for funding the cure of WWOX diseases!

    Papás Zoe Valiente | 120 €

    De parte de Mapi y familia para Zoe y los guerreros WWOX

    Catalina Barraza | $228.76

    Departe de los primitos de Matías

    Elizabeth Roberts | £50

    On behalf of Joan and John Robinson for Harry and George x

    Chalk Up | A$460

    For all the WWOX warriors!

    Colegio La Encarnación de Villena | A$7,699.14

    Donación a todos los niños WWOX en honor a nuestra guerrera Zoe, por parte de la Asociación de padres de alumnos del colegio "La Encarnación de Villena".

    Karla Sanjines | A$75

    Donation from Licet and Maria Ines in honour of Lucia to help fund the cure for all the WWOX kids.

    Charlotte Lloyd | £201.91

    In memory of Frank Burgin (Sophie Lloyd's family)

    Carolina Huggare | $830.01

    Eddie goes to school/ Dudu vai a escola To celebrate 100 books sold, the total sales price is being donated. Love, Carolina

    Carolina Huggare | $830.01

    Eddie goes to school/ Dudu vai a escola To celebrate 100 books sold, the total sales price is being donated to WWOX foundation. Love Carolina

    Jaime Lledo | A$73.10

    Antonio Rodriguez | $26.27

    LAURA MATAIX GISBERT | 250 €

    Recaudación Mima'm sudadera Zoe guerrera.

    Catalina Barraza | $1,267.19

    Money from the food sale fundraiser held this weekend and donations from friends & family.

    Abuelita zoe | 300 €

    De parte de Carmen Lydia, Reca y Eirin para Zoe