SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Rare Disease Day, February 29, 2016, the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation (AHCF) received a donation from the Jake and Nina Kamin Foundation in the amount of $125,000. "I am glad to help in this endeavor and I am very optimistic that the research will find better drugs that will help the AHC kids," said Susan Smith, president of The Jake and Nina Kamin Foundation.
The AHCF hopes to raise $550,000 to fund the next round of research projects and this amazing donation will get the foundation closer to that goal.
Tobe Cohen, father of AHC Hero Asher commented, "It is so rewarding to see the caring and generosity that I saw in my Uncle and Aunt in their lifetime, continue on through the Jake and Nina Kamin Foundation. The foundation's gift will enable critical research to continue in the search for a treatment and cure for Asher and all the kids who battle AHC every day."
SOURCE Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation