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100% Match For Your Donation Before Sunday, August 22

Updated on August 11, 2021

Double your impact and donate before Sunday, August 22, 2021. Your support is needed to continue our mission and further the legacy of Dr. Feingold. Please donate today to fund the exceptional, coordinated care provided by at The Feingold Center for Children. Dr. Catherine Nowak, geneticist at Boston Children’s Hospital, treats children with rare and […]

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Getting A Diagnosis Was Life-Changing

Updated on August 9, 2021

When Tina and her husband, Ernie, had their second daughter, Myla, they knew early on that something wasn’t right. Myla wasn’t hitting her developmental milestones. Unlike their older daughter, Myla didn’t turn over in her crib. She wasn’t sitting up, didn’t coo or make little sounds, and didn’t make eye contact. Their pediatrician told them […]

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Explosion in Medical Knowledge Doesn’t Make It Easier for Affected Families

Updated on August 9, 2021

Learn how the advances in medicine do not ease the burden on the family for children born with rare genetic disorders. Where medicine may not be able to help, The Feingold Center for Children can. Please, consider making a gift today to continue funding the extraordinary care that The Genesis Foundation for Children provides.   […]

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Patient Continues Dr. Murray Feingold’s Legacy

Updated on August 9, 2021

  Tom Hamel was born in 1973 with Treacher Collins syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormalities of the head and face. Tom’s parents brought him to Dr. Murray Feingold when he was only six months old. Diagnosing Tom’s congenital disease was not the challenge; it was determining how and when to treat it so that […]

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Rachael Feingold Stein’s Tribute to her Father Dr. Murray Feingold

Updated on August 9, 2021

Since 1982, our mission to provide coordinated care for children born with rare diseases or genetic disorders has not wavered. In addition to funding The Feingold Center located at Boston Children’s Hospital, we also fund programs and services that assist our patients and their families. The Feingold Center, led by Dr. Catherine B. Nowak, named […]

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In Memoriam, Walter Roenick

Updated on January 14, 2021

Dear friends, It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Wally Roenick on January 6th. A Director of The Genesis Foundation for Children for many years, Wally came to us through Mobil Oil, where he and his company were a bedrock of financial support for Murray Feingold and his mission […]

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Types Of Adaptive Mobility Devices For People With Disabilities

Updated on September 29, 2020

“Assistive technologies are an important addition to physical and occupational therapy.”  – Dr. Catherine Bearce Nowak Fourteen percent of people in the US have a mobility disability. Everyday tasks like getting out of bed in the morning, walking, or even sitting on a chair can present challenges for adults and children with mobility disabilities. By […]

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High school ambassador program allows students to help with Genesis Foundation

Updated on November 11, 2019

The high school ambassador program for the Genesis Foundation is a very rewarding, positive experience. Leading this program requires a dedicated candidate, however, it builds strong leadership skills as well as benefitting the lives of many local children with birth defects. Work setting up fundraisers, contacting local businesses, holding meetings, etc. is necessary to perform […]

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