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"Because that's what kindness is.  It's not doing something for someone else because they can't, but because you can." ~ Andrew Iskander

KOMD in the News
Ridgefield's Hamlethub
June 12, 2018

John Jay and Yorktown spotlighting Kindness Over Muscular Dystrophy

With a crowd of approximately 500 attendees and a message of hope, the Currans raised over $140,000.00 at their 3rd Annual Kindness Over Muscular Dystrophy event to advance research towards a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Ridgefield's Hamlethub
June 1, 2018

Ridgefield Youth Lacrosse Announces Fundraiser for Fellow Lax Member Connor Curran, Support & Donations Appreciated!

Ridgefield Youth Lacrosse (RYL) is spearheading an effort to help out a local RYL family whose son Conner, a 2nd grader at BMES, needs all the support we can give him! Two years ago, Conner Curran was diagnosed with a serious disorder called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a rare disease that impacts the muscles.

Katonah Lewisboro Times 
April 11, 2018

Funds Raised for Charity at John Jay-Yorktown Lax Game

It was about more than just the game when rivals John Jay-Cross River and Yorktown met up on the lacrosse field on Friday night.

The teams came together to bring awareness and raised over $3,500 for Kindness over Muscular Dystrophy. Conner Curran is a 7-year-old from Ridgefield, Conn., who’s fighting Duchenne muscular dystrophy...

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April 3, 2018

John Jay and Yorktown spotlighting Kindness Over Muscular Dystrophy

A sizable crowd always gathers when Yorktown and John Jay go head-to-head, which drive the success of a charitable component that has been a part of this rivalry for years.

The Ridgefield Press 
July 24, 2017

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: The Curran Family’s race to find a cure

When Ridgefield resident Conner Curran was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, he was four years old.

 

His parents Christopher and Jessica Curran felt like their whole world was crumbling around them.

Ridgefield's Hamlethub
July 24, 2017

Kindness Over Muscular Dystrophy Lax Shootout on Sunday Supports Ridgefielder Conner Curran

        1st Annual Kindness Over Muscular Dystrophy Shootout for Conner Curran will take place on Sunday, July 30 from noon to 5:00 pm at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers, NY (54 New York 138).

        First and second graders will participate in a lacrosse tournament to support KOMD. There will be a DJ, Food Trucks, Professional Lacrosse players, and an amazing Raffle with some unbelievable prizes.

July 7, 2017

Medicare recipients worry about future

Chris and Jessica Curran of Ridgefield first noticed something was wrong with their now 6-year-old son, Conner, when he could not keep up with his twin brother.

 

A doctor’s visit soon changed the Currans’ lives forever. Conner had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy — a fatal, genetic disease that causes progressive muscle loss.

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The Journal News (lohud)
June 21, 2017

Captain Lawrence fundraiser raises $91k for Muscular Dystrophy

A Westchester family is feeling a lot of love this month after 400 big-hearted foodies gathered at Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. in Elmsford recently for a benefit that raised $91,000 for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. 

 

Chris and Jessica Curran of Lewisboro founded the Kindness Over Muscular Dystrophy (KOMD) nonprofit after their son, Conner, was diagnosed with Duchenne in 2015. 

The Ridgefield Press 
June 14, 2017

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy — a fight against time

When Ridgefield resident Conner Curran was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, he was four years old.

 

His parents Christopher and Jessica Curran felt like their whole world was crumbling around them.

Ridgefield's Hamlethub
June 12, 2017

Locals Fight for Conner & A Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Ridgefield resident Conner Curran is a seven-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal genetic disorder affecting muscles of the limbs, trunk, lungs and heart. Most Duchenne patients are confined to a wheelchair in their early teens and do not live past their late twenties. 

PIX11
April 22, 2016

Family continues to fight for cure to muscular dystrophy to give their son, Connor, a full life

"You have a child and all you think about is their future," Jessica Curran said. "And you think about all the milestones, getting married, going to college, it's ripped away from you."

 

Jessica and Chris Curran are still trying to absorb a devastating diagnosis...

Ridgefield Daily Voice 
March 30, 2016

Wooster Students Put 5-Year-Old Boy in Driver’s Seat

The group of Wooster freshmen has successfully modified nearly a dozen Power Wheels cars for children with physical disabilities through the Go Baby Go Mobility Program, which is in its second year.

Students meet with each child and their family prior to designing the vehicle to better understand their needs...

Wooster School
March 14, 2016

‘Go Baby Go’ Mobility Program at Wooster School Helps Conner Curran

Earlier this month, Wooster students presented 5 year old Conner Curran with his very own car!

 

A group of 9th grade Wooster School students were successful in modifying yet another power wheels car for the Go Baby Go project. This is the second year that Wooster has supported Go Baby Go...