The Muscle Help Foundation

The Muscle Help Foundation

Charity information

The Muscle Help Foundation

The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF) is a small family charity; who deliver transformational, once in a lifetime experiences called Muscle Dreams for children and young people (8-28yrs) with Muscular Dystrophy (MD) and other allied neuromuscular conditions. The driving force behind MHF is Founder and CEO Michael McGrath who himself has MD. He is the only full-time paid member of staff who plays a pivotal role in not only driving MHF forwards, but he also contributes heavily to the service delivery.

Founded 2003

  • Mission statement

    Our Vision - To offer hope, inspiration and empowerment to all children, young people and their families in the UK who are suffering from the muscle wasting disease Muscular Dystrophy and allied neuromuscular conditions.

    Our Mission- The Muscle Help Foundation brings together children, young people and their families, creating communities through transformational events, networks and activities. Through Muscle Dreams and by bringing beneficiaries and families together, we aim to help fulfil their potential, giving them a sense of purpose and hope for the future.

    Our Values
    Integrity – we are committed to everything we do.
    Trust – we work together like a family with openness and trust.
    Empowerment – we empower others.
    Respect – we respect differences.
    Dynamic – we continuously strive for improvements in all that we do.

  • Aims

    The Muscle Help Foundation aims to:

    • To deliver 657 Muscle Dreams for children and young people with Muscular Dystrophy. That’s one life-changing experience for every muscle in the human body.
    • To allow families to be part of a powerful shared identity that connects them together, giving real 'tangible' hope.
    • To give children and young adults improved confidence, greater self-esteem, and an increased sense of hopefulness.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2003

    Registered Charity Number: 1096716

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 01763274658

    Address: PO Box 155 SG9 9XN

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