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.

Author Archives: Tim Gillen

Kobe Bryant PSA – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

By | February 6, 2020

Kobe Bryant is a legend and did a lot of good for humanity. I hadn’t seen his PSA on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy until a few hours after he passed away. I was deeply shook and sharply grieved by his passing, and I still am. I found one source of comfort in seeing this heartfelt Publice Service Announcement. I… Read More »

$138 Received!

By | January 28, 2020

Thank you so so very much for helping us pass the word. We received the $138 to keep the Kayonga boys in school by one donor about 3 hours ago. She is also a mother of 2 Duchenne boys in Iceland. Here is the text of her Facebook message to me about her donation… Hi, Your chairty really… Read More »

School Fees for the Kayonga Kids

By | January 28, 2020

Paul Kayonga (PK) has been so sick and has not been able to work in peoples’ gardens to earn very much money at all. He has severe ulcers and high blood pressure.  His 3 children suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and so far have been able to attend Ssegganga Primary School in Gobero Town, Wakiso District in Uganda.… Read More »

Appeal for Help

By | January 25, 2020

Hello everybody. I am in the United States and I started a charity named after my sons in October 2018. We just got our 501c3 registered charity status one week ago today & I received the approval letter from the IRS today. My son Austin died of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in 2012 at the age of 16. My… Read More »

Taco Eating Contest

By | January 21, 2020

Here is a brief 50 second video of the fun we had last Thursday night for the first ever Taco Eating Contest for TEAAP at Taco Bell in Yorktown Heights NY. It was our first “Eat for Duchenne” that we have had as a fundraiser for TEAAP. It was a blast spreading the word. Many thanks to my… Read More »

Mission Uganda 1

By | December 17, 2019

Here is a quick slide show of our maiden voyage of The Everett and Austin Project… Teina, Celia and I went to Uganda on October 21, 2019 and returned on November 4, 2019. It was an amazing trip. Such a beautiful country. Uganda is truly “The Pearl of Africa” imho. We were able to help the Kayonga boys… Read More »

Eat for Duchenne

By | December 12, 2019

Support The Everett and Austin Project January 16, 2020 between 10 am and 9 pm at Pizza Hut or TCBY in Mohegan Lake, or Taco Bell in Yorktown Heights by K-mart. As long as you present this flyer with your purchase, they will donate 20% of the bill to The Everett and Austin Project! You can present the… Read More »

PWJK Watch Party

By | November 17, 2019

The Everett and Austin Project appeared on the popular NTV Uganda show, “Perspective with Josephine Karungi” on November 22, 2019. It was originally recorded on the last Monday of October 2019 during our Mission Uganda 1. What an amazing job Josephine and her team did telling the story about what we are trying to accomplish through our project.… Read More »

Perspective With Josephine Karungi

By | November 16, 2019

Our Show is up on YouTube now! Josephine and her team worked an 2 extra weeks on our story. Such a nice job they did! We have finally appeared on Josephine Karungi’s show! It was Sunday night, November 17, 2019 at 8 pm Uganda time, 12 noon EST. #PWJK #theeverettandaustinproject Watch on YouTube!

Letter to USAID

By | November 13, 2019

Here is what we wrote to USAID this week. Most of the letter was written by Dr. Teina Daley. Tim put in some edits, formatting, pictures and such. Hi Matt,   The overarching goal of the Everett and Austin Project is to provide sustainable means to fight poverty, and support children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other rare… Read More »