Gala Kicks Off with a “CureDuchenne Muscular Dystrophy” Challenge
10/28/2008 12:11:50 PM
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CureDuchenne Muscular Dystrophy held its annual Gala Dinner at The Newport Beach Balboa Bay Club on Saturday, October 25th, taking the opportunity to celebrate advances in research and continue the march toward finding a cure, in time to save the boys that have Duchenne now. The charity dinner evening included a host of surprises, with a $200,000 matching challenge from one of the attendees during a “Raise the Paddle” donation program to help fund specific research needs. “The matching challenge is good through December 31, 2008 – just mark your check 'paddle' and the challenge fund will match dollar for dollar,” said the donor who wishes to remain anonymous.
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