They say it takes a village to raise a child, and one Brooklyn community is coming together to help save one 3-year-old’s life. NY1’s Jeanine Ramirez filed the following report. The Scarso family was forced to put its home on the market because their 3-year-old son Pietro can’t climb steps. He was diagnosed with… Read […]
WABC Local New York News Thursday, March 07, 2013 NEW YORK (WABC) — A Brooklyn community came together to help the family of a sick child get closer to a cure for their son.
The countdown to Pietro Scarso’s first official fundraiser has begun. On March 7 at El Caribe Country Club (5945 Strickland Avenue), the Scarso family — which has embarked on a mission of love, fighting to find a cure for their three-year-old son’s Duchenne Muscular Dystrophe (DMD) disorder — will be bringing their community together for […]
Brooklyn Boy Pietro Scarso, Fighting DMD, Joins Senator Golden in Albany to Raise Awareness To Find A Cure
New York State Senate yesterday adopted Senate Resolution J. 243, which he introduced, recognizing the Scarso Family from Brooklyn, and their son Pietro, for their efforts in their fight to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystropy (DMD). Senator Golden of Brooklyn has…read more>
Senator Martin Golden stood up and fought for Pietro. Senator Golden presented the Resolution to NY State Senate and it was passed.
Watch Senator Golden present the resolution to NY State Senate. Senate Resolution No. 243 BY: Senator GOLDEN COMMENDING Pietrosfight.org upon the occasion of hosting its Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy fundraiser on March 7, 2013 RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to commend Pietrosfight.org upon the occasion of hosting its Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy fundraiser […]
A Bay Ridge family whose son is fighting a rare disease is getting support from a local politician in their hope to find a cure. The Scarsos’ 3-year-old son, Pietro, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disease that can lead to an early death. State Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge) says he will be introducing […]