HOPE HAPPENS

If you know people affected by a debilitating neurological disease, honor them and build hope by accelerating the search for treatments and cures.

OUR VISION

We will discover and implement treatments and cures for neurological diseases in our lifetime.

BUILD OUR MOVEMENT

We invite you to join us so, together, we can accelerate research, inspire hope and honor those we know and love.

WHY “HOPE HAPPENS”

Everyone knows someone with a neurological disorder that has no cure…Alzheimer’s, Autism, ALS, Cerebral Palsy, Huntington’s, MS, Muscular Dystrophy, Parkinson’s, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, and many more. So everyone has a reason to hope.

No patient should hear, “There is no treatment. There is no cure.” But when it comes to neurological disorders, treatments and cures continue to evade us.

We reject the notion that there is no hope, and choose instead to build a movement that accelerates innovative research and inspires hope. We encourage you to join us as we ask…

WHO DO YOU KNOW? WHAT IS YOUR HOPE?

HOW HOPE HAPPENS

We founded Hope Happens on the premise that a discovery in one neurological disease or scientific discipline is likely to lead to a discovery in another. So, in 2004, we partnered with Washington University in St. Louis to launch the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders.

The Hope Center brings together more than 123 principal investigators from 20 different Washington University departments whose expertise spans many different disciplines and diseases.

Hope Center’s pioneering approach — sharing research and resources across multiple disorders — has led to significant breakthroughs and laid a foundation for more to come. We are forging paths to treatments and cures.

HELP HOPE HAPPEN

DONATE. EDUCATE. SHOUT-OUT. Your gift accelerates ground-breaking research. By educating others and spreading the word, you expand our movement.  When you Shout-Out for Hope, you share your story about a friend or loved and inspire others to hope. The best way to honor those you know is to draw inspiration and build hope from their stories.

HOPE HAPPENS VIDEO

It’s quite likely that if we find treatments that are helpful for one disease that we can take what we learned from that and apply it to other diseases…

Dr. Suzanne Schindler, MD, PhD

LATEST NEWS FROM HOPE HAPPENS AND THE HOPE CENTER

Roaring ’20s Trivia Night 10/9/2021

SAVE-THE-DATE We are pleased to invite you to our Trivia Night "The Roaring '20s - Flappers and Gangsters" on October 9th, 2021 at the Jewish Community Center. Put on your thinking caps, dress up and enjoy a night of celebration, flappers and gangsters,...

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Join Our Spring Campaign

Evening of Hope rescheduled for 2021! Your health and safety is our highest priority, and due to the ongoing public health crisis, we have decided against holding the Evening of Hope this year. We invite you instead to participate in our spring fundraising campaign....

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