*Update: Watch DTRF Co-Founders accept the Abby S. Meyers Leadership award on behalf of the Foundation at NORD’s 2021 Rare Impact Award Ceremony (beginning at 55:45)
We are honored to announce that the DTRF and its Co-Founders Jeanne Whiting and Marlene Portnoy will be the recipients of the 2021 Abbey S. Meyers Leadership Award from the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)!
The DTRF is being recognized for its exceptional work benefiting the rare disease community. Jeanne and Marlene are grateful to NORD for this honor, which would not be possible without our supportive community and donors.
Marlene and Jeanne will accept this award at the Rare Impact Awards at *7pm ET on Monday, June 28th*. Celebrate by joining us virtually for this special ceremony!
The Rare Impact Awards are part of NORD’s annual “Living Rare, Living Stronger” Patient & Family Virtual Forum from June 26-27. This is an annual patient-focused conference, providing patients and families with practical tools for living their best lives with rare diseases. For more information about attending the conference and award ceremony, please visit https://rarediseases.org/living-rare-forum/.