Tim Gillen

I'm a Christian first. Most recently I founded The Everett and Austin Project to honor my 2 boys posthumously by helping the poor going thru the disease that took them young, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

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Gloria Needs a New Eye

By | October 17, 2020

Please pray for little Gloria. We have affectionately called her Anna as we didn’t know her name when we started serving her needs. We were calling her Anna at that time and we still do sometimes. Here is her father Mubiru George talking about how grateful he is for our help: Here are a few pictures of Gloria… Read More »

300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI, Africa

By | October 14, 2020

We have gotten a LOT more participation with this Hike for Duchenne this time. Praise the Lord. We have several people in Africa doing it!!! Paul, Josh, Pius, Johnmary, Dennis and more!

300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI, Brooklyn Bridge

By | October 14, 2020

Thank you so much for coming out this past Saturday, 10/10/20) to the Brooklyn Bridge. 16 of us hiked from Dumbo Brooklyn over to Seaport Manhattan and back. We raised $552 for The Everett and Austin Project to take care of people going through Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Other Rare Diseases in Developing Countries! Thank you!!

T-Shirts for Sale!

By | October 8, 2020

I finally have a store setup to sell t-shirts for “Fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy” and for “Hike for Duchenne.” Woohoo! Let’s go! By purchasing a t-shirt you are not only raising awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, but a few dollars of each shirt goes toward supporting The Everett and Austin Project, which is helping those going through Duchenne… Read More »

12 CP Chairs & 12 Food Packages

By | September 29, 2020

Cerebral Palsy is very common in Africa. Most Cerebral Palsy happens at birth or before birth (85%-90%). From the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website: Cerebral palsy (CP) is caused by abnormal development of the brain or damage to the developing brain that affects a child’s ability to control his or her muscles.  They are unsure… Read More »

Log of Hikes for “300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI”

By | September 28, 2020

For complete description of the hike and what it is all about plus all of the different ways to donate, please read 300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI. Thank you! For the COMPLETE VIDEO LOG of all videos to date submitted for Hike for Duchenne VI, please check our playlist on YouTube –  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcwn3pHaOq1Jvm0gScoz4tqwDxD30IwP3 Tim’s Legs… Read More »

300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI & Hike for Africa

By | September 14, 2020

Our current fundraiser is always easily found by going to hikeforDuchenne.com or hikeforAfrica.com Let’s do this! For Duchenne, for Africa, for good-will, for love, for sharing, for the LORD. For a complete log of each leg of “300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI,” please go to Log of Hikes for “300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne… Read More »

Biira Edna – Cerebral Palsy, Profound Sadness

By | August 31, 2020

One of our teammates Kemigisha Barbra (Kemi) met this young girl Friday about 6pm, August 28, 2020, in Kasese Town in western Uganda. The precious little girl’s name is Biira Edna and she has cerebral palsy. She is 13 years old. The family is one that has been abandoned by the father. The mother is the sole provider… Read More »

Ayumo Janet – Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

By | August 28, 2020

Ayumo Janet is currently hospitalized due to nutritional challenges. She is a beneficiary of our food relief program in Soroti in east Central Uganda. Our sister organization, Desert Seed Foundation, has been working tirelessly in Soroti to serve many needy children and adults. They provide free physical therapy among other things.  Due to limited communication and distance Ayumo… Read More »

Women’s Empowerment – Reusable Sanitary Towels Project

By | August 21, 2020

We are so proud to be partnering with Barbra Kemigisha in her feminine hygiene project for young women and girls in Kasese District in Uganda. It is such a huge undertaking with such an amazing vision and big goals for helping empower women in society there. It’s absolutely thrilling to see the joy and passion and hope that… Read More »