Our Funded Programs
We were established to help the community. After many years of fundraising, we are now in a position to become more involved in helping those affected by hydrocephalus. Through a partnership with the local, national, and international organizations, we are raising funds towards supporting the families impacted by hydrocephalus.
In 2020, The Brainy Day Fund started a Hydrocephalus Support Group for people living in West Michigan. The focus of the group was to provide individuals resources and and a support network to help manage the effects of living with hydrocephalus.
The Brainy Day Fund has partnered with Brainy Camps in Washington, D.C. to send Midwest youths, ages 10-17 living with hydrocephalus, to this amazing summer camp. We also work with local families impacted by long hospital stays who need a little extra to make this journey a little easier to manage.
Cure International has a hospital in Uganda that specializes in neurological conditions. Doctors in Uganda treat nearly 1,000 hydrocephalus cases every year. The Brainy Day Fund is invested in helping to pay for those surgeries. In 2019, the Fund donated $5,000 to provide funds for those surgeries.
We've always intended for the Brainy Day Trail Run to be the catalyst to do great things for people in our community who are living with the effects of hydrocephalus. It's taken us 13 years to get here, but after two very successful races, we now have the adequate...
Secretary, Fund Board of Directors / Race Director, Brainy Day Trail RunHaving a loved one in your family affected by hydrocephalus can be an incredible hardship. That’s why the Brainy Day Fund exists – to relieve some of that hardship. We also aim to explore new ways to make more people aware of this condition.