Why 3 Brothers Against Duchenne?

The story behind Brotherhood Knot in the Romito logoThe logo started with the Brotherhood Knot. 
 
For Duchenne families, they are part of a brotherhood, hoping for a cure, connected by the disease.  

For Duchenne patients, they are young men and boys, a brotherhood, fighting.  

For everyone, connected by a cause, to find a cure, to improve the lives of those living with the disease.

All connected, all united, brothers in arms, a brotherhood united, a knot holding them together.  

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The Romito Foundation's History

Dominick, Kaleb & Collin Romito

In 2007 the Romito family was hit with devastating news, Dominic was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The neurologist explained to them that Dominic’s muscles would rapidly deteriorate, he would lose the ability to walk, to use his arms, the ability to take care of himself. Eventually Duchenne would attack his heart and lungs and the disease would take his life.

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The Romito Foundation Objectives:

1. Directly provide funding to research for developing treatment and cures for DMD.

2. Conducting charitable events to raise public awareness as well as raising funds for our goals.

3. To partner with other organizations pursuing like goals.

4. To identify the best possible avenues to improve quality of life for people with DMD and augment funding in those areas.

The Romito Foundation Mission:

To improve the treatment and quality of life for all persons living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

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