Hanover, MA (PRWEB) March 04, 2013
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced it reached a fundraising milestone in 2012, raising more than $1 million to provide critical awareness, education, support and research funding in an effort to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures.
The fundraising milestone was reached through individual and corporate donations and events dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the foundation nationwide. The milestone was reached without government funding or private grants.
“Every dollar we raise is dedicated to advancing research and awareness of brain aneurysms, as well as providing support for families of those affected and educating patients and the medical community,” said Christine Buckley, executive director of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation. “By raising more than one million dollars, we will continue to broaden our outreach and fight against the devastation caused by brain aneurysms.”
Every year, 30,000 people in the United States will suffer from a ruptured brain aneurysm. 40% of these individuals will die. Those that survive often face significant challenges, greatly impacting their lives and the lives of their families.
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures. Throughout 2012, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation undertook a wide variety of initiatives, including:
For more information about The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, please visit http://www.bafound.org.
About the Brain Aneurysm Foundation
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation was established in Boston, MA on August 19, 1994 as a public charity. The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures. The organization also provides education materials and awareness information to health care professionals and the general population, as well as providing support for patients and their loved ones. The Brain Aneurysm Foundation relies on fundraising support from individuals and organizations to continue to fund education and research to promote early detection of brain aneurysms, which ultimately saves lives. For more information, visit: http://www.bafound.org.