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When a child is diagnosed with a painful disease like Perthes, the whole family hurts. When that pain is chronic, life can become overwhelming. When the diagnosis is rare, you may not know where to turn for support or information.
At we believe every child should have a healthy and pain free childhood; every parent should have the resources to help the healing process. Your donation keeps our educational tools free as well as provide benevolent assistance to Perthes families in need. As we grow together, we grow strong. is proud to unite with Perthes Hero, Michele Rector and her inspiring journey to “Run 50 by 60 for Perthes.” To support Michele and her efforts, select Run 50 x 60 when donating. 100% of your tax deductible contribution will benefit Perthes research and the International Perthes Study Group! Follow Michele on Facebook and cheer her on:

Offline Donations

In order to make an offline donation we ask that you please follow these instructions: Make a check payable to “

  1. On the memo line of the check, please indicate that the donation is for “Legg Calve Perthes Foundation
  2. Please mail your check to: PO Box 901  Haymarket, VA 20168  Please contact us with any questions or additional information at or by phone at 202-816-8264. All contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and are tax deductible.

Legg-Calve-Perthes Foundation, Inc. is organized for exclusively religious, charitable, educational and scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under said Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Specifically, the organization will provide educational programs to the public regarding Perthes as well as benevolent assistance to those in need. Filing status pending approval.
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