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National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
National network. Founded 1983. Information and networking for persons with any type of rare disorder. Literature, information and referrals. Advocacy for orphan diseases. Networks persons or families with the same disorder for support. Guidelines available for starting similar groups. Write: NORD 55 Kenosia Ave. Danbury, CT 06810 Voice: 1-800-999-6673 or 203-744-0100 Fax: 203-798-2291 TDD: 203-797-9590 Website: http://www.rarediseases.org E-Mail: email@example.com Verified: 3/12/2014
Hearts and Hands
Model. 1 group in NC. Founded 1993. Emotional, spiritual and educational support for persons with either rare or undiagnosed illnesses and their families. Special interest in loin pain hematuria syndrome. Write: Hearts and Hands c/o Winoka Plummer 1648 Oliver's Crossing Circle Winston-Salem, NC 27127 Verified: 3/5/2014
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