Category Archives: Updates

Hike for Duchenne

The local event in Peekskill NY will meet in Depew Park at 8:00 am on July 27, 2019. Multiple courses will be mapped out through Blue Mountain Reservation. There will be a 2 mile course, 5 mile course, 10 mile course and a 15 mile course. For those who cannot attend in Peekskill, you can participate in whatever… Read More »

TV Interview with Toni Quest

https://youtu.be/_1tVW3wWhiQ This TV interview is between the affable Toni Quest and Tim Gillen. Tim is Everett and Austin’s father. Tim explains motivations for The Everett and Austin Project and who we aim to serve and help. We seek to be the visible expression of the love of God to people going through Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in developing countries.… Read More »

Disparity of Wealth

Disparity of Wealth between the USA and Sub-Saharan Africa1 The disparity of wealth in the world seems incorrigible. Incorrigible means not able to be corrected or improved. What do you think? Is there nothing that we can do? Are we just stuck in drastic and dire wealth polarity? I know that when I was a child, my mother… Read More »

First Podcast

Thank you to Toni Quest who interviewed me on Friday night, March 1 2019. And thanks also to Peter Elvidge for his part as well. Interestingly enough, Peter is from Minneapolis Minnesota. Of course the boys lived a lot of their life in Minnesota. So did I! I was a little nervous but I think it went ok.… Read More »

Toni Quest Interviews

The incomparable Toni Quest has jumped on our team here at The Everett and Austin Project. Very exciting interviews with her this week. From Toni’s bio on her website: Toni Quest, MAED/AET, BFA As a self-taught artist, Toni Quest engages in art to express her feelings genuinely and with impact. The canvas has been a vehicle for her… Read More »

2019 Advocacy Conference with PPMD

AGENDA | FAQ | BACKGROUND | ADDITIONAL INFO Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) fights to end Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. We accelerate research, raise our voices to impact policy, demand optimal care for every single family, and strive to ensure access to approved therapies. I will be attending the annual PPMD Conference this Sunday March 3, 2019 through next… Read More »

414 Million People Living on $37.50 Per Month!

America may not be in perfect shape, but when compared to the African state of poverty, the American poverty pales considerably. There are always others in the world who have greater needs than those in countries who have been blessed with running water, reliable food sources, and functioning hospitals. – Zachary Wright, The Borgen Project According to Zachary’s blog,… Read More »

Gift for Peekskill Mayor, Andre Rainey!

Mayor of Peekskill, Andre Rainey, expressed interest in a couple of my photos. In particular, he liked the one I took looking west on Main Street that includes the new firehouse. I had an idea that I should offer one to him as a gift. He was all for it and graciously agreed to meet this past Saturday… Read More »

One Minute Clip That Says A Lot, NTV News Uganda

The once healthy, bubbly boy began to lose his strength. With that one, I have not bothered that much. I have no money and I’m also hypertensive. I resigned to my fate and told him to wait on the Lord. Then the others fell ill too. About 5 years ago Paul Kayonga’s wife, apparently tired, packed her bags… Read More »

Tim Rambling About Motivations

Part 1 Hi I’m Tim Gillen and I’m the founder of The Everett and Austin Project. That’s the names of my boys Everett and Austin. And they were born in 1994 and 1996 and both boys were diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) in 1997 when they were three years old and one year old. And all through… Read More »