Category Archives: Updates

Disparity of Wealth

By | April 17, 2019

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

By | March 12, 2019

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

By | March 1, 2019

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

By | March 1, 2019

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!

By | February 5, 2019

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!

By | January 23, 2019

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

By | November 23, 2018

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

By | November 17, 2018

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 »

Uganda Making Progress

By | November 16, 2018

How to Have a Big Ugandan Wedding! (BBC News) Ugandan Women Entrepreneurs Tell Their Story Plan International: Helping Young Ugandan Women Turn Their Lives Around

Is this what it is like in Uganda?

By | November 15, 2018

I did a search on Google last night to see if there are any videos showing what it’s like in Uganda. I didn’t have to look very long before I found a couple dramatic videos. These two videos are very eye-opening if you ask me. Maybe some of my new friends in Uganda could verify…and maybe post a… Read More »