It had been almost a full-year of medical appointments—six, to be exact—she had been called a “neurotic mother,” had booked private sessions with a physical therapist (whose goals still remained unmet) and Dayna Scarso had finally gotten an answer. A pediatric neurologistdiagnosed her 3-year-old son Pietro with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. “At first, I wanted to […]
To me charity begins at home, mine being Brooklyn. I met Dayna at my kicking boxing class, and she told me about her son Pietro who is suffering with DMD. I did not know what DMD was. On July 12, 2012 at age 3 Pietro was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. DMD is a rare […]
Over 150 of Pietro’s faithful fighters drank, danced and donned their most creative costumes in both Halloween spirit and the name of a cure at Caution! Scare & Spook DMD! on October 26. “It was just wonderful,” raved Dayna Scarso, loving mother of four-year-old Pietro Scarso, a bright-eyed boy fighting the good fight against Duchenne […]
The one and only Mariann From Brooklyn threw out the first pitch at The Brooklyn Cyclones baseball game on July 21st 2013 at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. Mariann was there to support PietrosFight.org. Mariann did awesome, and it was our pleasure to cheer her on. http://sternsuperfans.com/2013/07/marianns-brooklyn-pitch-video/
Needless to say, Pietro’s first family event was a tremendous success. With an overwhelming $35,000 raised towards Pietro’s Fight, the non-profit organization created by the Scarso family to promote awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and raise money towards finding a cure.
Among all the great events that Pietro’s Fight has hosted in the last couple of months, none have been solely dedicated to kids, but this upcoming event is just for them! Called “Bump, Crash & Smash DMD,” the fundraiser will be held on Friday, June 21, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the old Nellie […]
While he might or might not remember his parents’ efforts to find a cure for his disease, he will look back and value all that they did. Pietro Scarso is only three years old, at the moment, and his parents Manni and Dayna have gone above and beyond to see him prosper, which is why, […]
BROOKLYN – A Bay Ridge family is raising money to help their son and thousands of other children who suffer from a genetic disorder called Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Loved ones are hoping to raise more than $150,000 for…read more >