Date(s) - October 17, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ellsworth High School
The Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s (HDSA) Maine Affiliate will be hosting the Maine Team Hope Walk on Sunday, October 17 at 9:00 AM- Ellsworth High School in Ellsworth. Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national grassroots fundraising event, which takes place in over 100 cities across the U.S. and has raised more than $20 million for Huntington’s disease since its inception in 2007.
Huntington’s disease is a brain disease that is passed down in families from generation to generation with symptoms described as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s – simultaneously. Today, there are approximately 41,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease.