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National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley

National Tay Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley 720 Greenwood Ave., Suite 300, Jenkintown, PA 19046 Contact: Rebecca Tantala, Executive Director 215 887-0877 info@tay-sachs.org NTSAD-DV in a non-profit, volunteer health agency dedicated to the prevention of Tay-Sachs, Canavan, and allied diseases. We offer free screening for Tay-Sachs and Canavan throughout the year. Beyond the obvious donations, we need to support our free screening programs, we need people to raise awareness in their communities. A student may organize a screening of an educational Tay-Sachs video as a community service project to help educate fellow students about the disease. We […]


A Random Act of Kindness will help make Great Strides

WANTED: Caring, supportive kids (and Moms & Dads) who are interested in sharing a full-filled morning making a difference in the lives of children and adults who battle cystic fibrosis. Jessica Franklin, a 17 year old vivacious Upper Dublin teenager living with cystic fibrosis, is seeking to expand her team of walkers at the upcoming Great Strides Walk-a-thon on Saturday, April 21. Beginning at 10am, supportive families will gather at Citizens Bank Park to schmooze with the Philly Phanatic, munch on complimentary treats, enjoy entertainment and prepare to engage in a 5K trek through the infamous Philadelphian stadium. Jessica commented […]