We are weeks away from Giving Tuesday, November 28, 2023. It is the biggest day of the year for giving back! #Giving Tuesday. MWSF has a goal of raising $5,000 this year! Through past donations, the Mowat Wilson Syndrome Foundation has been able to create tools and resources to help families cope with this disease and […]
On October 7th, 2023 the Mowat-Wilson Syndrome Foundation celebrated its 10th birthday. Our founding board was made up of 8 parents and grandparents of children with Mowat-Wilson Syndrome. Our mission was to enhance the lives of people affected by Mowat-Wilson Syndrome by providing family support, raising awareness, and supporting research and education. We held our […]
The October Newsletter is Here! Our October 2023 Newsletter is loaded with great stories! Take a moment to read and enjoy!
Registrations are now OPEN for our fantastic October fundraising event! Get ready to run, walk, or stroll your way to making a BIG difference for the MWS Foundation! Lace up those sneakers or put on your comfiest walking shoes, because it’s time to hit the pavement for an incredible cause! Choose a date, and to […]
The July-August Newsletter is Here! Our July-August 2023 Newsletter is loaded with great stories! Take a moment to read and enjoy!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE We are thrilled to announce the upcoming Ride for Bella and Mowat-Wilson Syndrome: Ultra-Niagara 500, a 500-mile bike ride dedicated to raising awareness and funds for Mowat-Wilson Syndrome (MWS). Organized by Rodrigo Meireles, father of Bella, who was born with MWS, this incredible journey will take place from Niagara Falls to Brewster, […]
Jackie Arnold, a 40-year-old suburban housewife and mom, has pledged to make 1,000 free throws in five hours to raise awareness of Mowat-Wilson Syndrome and raise funds for the MWS Foundation. Jackie’s son Logan, who is 13 years old was diagnosed with MWS in 2011. MWS is a very rare genetic disorder, with less than […]
By Karissa (Maci’s mom) Our journey began in 2015, when my husband and I found out we were expecting our second child. She was longed for and already loved from the very first moment! Our 2-year-old son, Jake, was so excited to become a big brother! Early, non-invasive genetic screening told us in the 1st […]
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Children’s National Research on ESES in MWS and its Impact on Development The purpose of the research is to collect electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings, developmental assessments and information such as seizure history, treatment, imaging, and medical records from people with genetically-confirmed Mowat Wilson syndrome (MWS). We hope to gain a better understanding of the occurrence of […]