Grafton firefighters help in the fight against rare diseases
Members of the Grafton Firefighters of Station 2 together with Cure Rare Disease (CRD) raised more than $4,000 in the first “Bucks in the Bucket” fundraising campaign.
CRD is a Boston-based non-profit organization committed to the development of precision medicine therapeutics that combat select rare diseases impacting millions of people nationwide.
CRD has funded research by leading clinicians nationwide to develop precision medicine therapeutics for rare, genetic and fatal diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The organization is led by the personal experience of founder and president, Rich Horgan, a 27-year old Cornell and Harvard Master in Business Administration graduate. His family, including his younger brother Terry, has been impacted by Duchenne muscular dystrophy for three generations. An emerging entrepreneur, Mr. Horgan’s passion is to drive tangible transformation in healthcare.