Pro Rett Ricerca is an association which was founded by the parents of children and young people with Rett syndrome in May 2004 to support and encourage international scientific research into the Rett syndrome. Pro Rett Ricerca’s mission is to find a cure for this devastating genetic and neurological disease.
Pro Rett Ricerca is an Italian association whose members are mainly the parents of children with Rett syndrome who believe that scientific research into the disease is indispensable in order to find treatments and improve the lives of their family members and take positive action to encourage this.
La Città della Speranza is a foundation which funds the Padua Pediatric Haematology/Oncology unit and contributes to scientific research within it.
We have raised 30 million Euros since fund raising began and 4 million euros have been left to us in wills as well.
The organisation is managed entirely by volunteers with management costs which are less than 2% of the total.
We have achieved our objectives in a quick, practical and transparent way and ours has been a contagious, ongoing commitment.
The Citta della Speranza Foundation was set up on the 16th of December 1994 in memory of Massimo, a child who died of leukaemia, and in order to do something about the lack of adequate facilities at Padua Hospital.