Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 202016 Strike Out HD New York City HDSA’s Annual Strike Out HD bowling event was held on October 24th at Frames in New York City and raised more than $55,000. The sold-out event was hosted by ABC News meteorologist Amy Freeze and co-chaired by HDSA Trustee Jennifer Leyton and her husband Mark. Members of the New York Riveters women’s professional hockey team joined the 100+ guests for a fun night of bowling with great food and drinks. Exciting auction items included a Henrik Lundqvist signed NY Rangers jersey, Ryan McDonagh signed NY Rangers stick, NY Islanders tickets, singing lessons with celebrity vocal coach Cari Cole, boxing lesson with celebrity trainer Eric Kelly, a Brooklyn Brewery tour experience and much more! The Huntington’s Disease Society of America , in partnership with Teva Pharmaceuticals, launched a program that provides 1,000 free Liftware Level Starter Kits to HD families in need. HDSA Once Again Earns Top Rating from CharityWatch and Charity Navigator In late 2016 it was announced that the Huntington’s Disease Society of America once again achieved Top-Rating status from CharityWatch and a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator. As two of the nation’s top non- profit evaluators, CharityWatch and Charity Navigator perform in-depth analyses of charities’ audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often 8 Liftware Levels help people with limited hand and arm mobility hold a utensil at the angle needed to eat more easily. “HDSA is thankful to Teva Pharmaceuticals for providing the necessary support which allows us to distribute this valuable resource to HD families in need,” said Louise Vetter, HDSA CEO. “Liftware’s innovative product will make a significant impact on the quality of life of people with HD suffering from chorea.” Devices will be given to people with HD currently suffering with mild to moderate chorea on a first come, first serve basis. Requests can be submitted through the HDSA website at HDSA Provides 1,000 Free Liftware Level Devices Jennifer Leyton and son, Jeffrey, at HDSA’s Strike Out HD event. ABC ‘s Amy Freeze (third from left) with members of the NY Riveters hockey team. review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. “We are delighted to hear that HDSA has received such im- pressive feedback from Charity Navigator and CharityWatch,” said Louise Vetter HDSA CEO. “Being fiscally responsible and transparent with our financials is one of the major pillars we rely on to protect the integrity of HDSA.”