It was a warm and sunny day on Monday April 22, 2019 in Tarzana, California. It was a perfect day for golf! We had a tremendous turn out for the Drive for Diagnosis Golf Classic at El Caballero Country Club. 113 Golfers came out for our 1st Golf Classic to support our collaborative efforts...Continue reading
2018 YEAR IN REVIEW One year ago on Rare Disease Day, we launched the official website for CSNK2A1 Foundation (the “Foundation”). The Foundation just celebrated its first year! We made tremendous progress in our inaugural year. Here are a few things this young organization accomplished in its opening year! We started to fund a...Continue reading
For Direct Link to YouTube Video, click here Led by the talented and inspirational artist, Tere Casas, adults and children painted what makes them happy and what community means to them. Tere Casas created a short but powerful video of the extraordinary process. Thank you, Tere, for using art to bring us together! CSNK2A1...Continue reading
Tere Casas is a celebrated and well known artist from Mexico whose work has been showcased around the world. She is an exceptional artist with a huge heart. For Rare Disease Day, she donated her time to show how art can bring a community together. Kids from our Bay Area community transformed a blank...Continue reading
Come celebrate with The Sills Family & WHAT? Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness for rare diseases and their impact on the lives of patients and families. WHY? Our sweet Jules was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder in 2016. 1 in 10 people are diagnosed with a rare disease. We all know...Continue reading
Thank you to all of our sponsors for making our 1st Drive for Diagnosis 2019 Golf Classic a huge success! Thank you for your support and generosity! With your sponsorship we are turning Hope Into Action!...
We walked into the 1st CSNK2A1 Foundation Family Conference as strangers and we finished the weekend as lifelong friends. We now have friends (more like new family) that we can call on at anytime who will understand our excitement when our child hits a milestone, or will understand when its been a tough day...Continue reading
EVERY DAY I HOPE YOU FEEL LOVED, SEEN, ACCEPTED AND PART OF A COMMUNITY. This was the first time our family, together with our community, celebrated Rare Disease Day. We celebrated in honor of our daughter, Juliet, who has Okur-Chung Neurodevelopmental Syndrome (“OCNDS”), an ultra rare genetic disorder. This celebration documented our huge shift...Continue reading
2/28 is Rare Disease Day We are officially Friends of Rare Disease Day. We are having our first event to celebrate Rare Disease Day and bring awareness to OCNDS in California. ...
Learning and Advocacy for Our Children For parents of children with rare diseases, we are in a constant state of learning. We experience the joy of learning about this amazing new baby in our lives. We learn our child has differences from other children. We learn about those differences through a clinical diagnosis that...Continue reading