Donate today, cure tomorrow.

Hereditary diseases may be written in people’s DNA, but we are developing the power to rewrite their future. Through your tax-deductible donations to the Hereditary Disease Foundation, we can accelerate the urgently needed research breakthroughs towards the cure.


Cash Check

In most cases, the full amount of a cash donation is a tax-deductible charitable contribution in the year it is made. You may send a check payable to the Hereditary Disease Foundation to:

Hereditary Disease Foundation

Development Office

601 West 168th Street, Suite 54

New York, NY 10032

Treatments and a cure for Huntington’s disease and related disorders – with your support – are within our grasp.

We are glad to provide assistance on any gift appropriate for you – please call us at 212.928.2121 or email us at

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Hereditary Disease Foundation Privacy Policy

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The HDF does not collect any personal information about individuals - such as names and postal or email addresses - except when such information is knowingly provided to us.

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