Shop for the cure at iGive

In July, the HPS Network received a check for $86.56 from www.igive.com – an online shopping mall that allows merchants to donate a percentage of your purchase price to the cause of your choice. Granted, this is not a ton of money, but it will pay for six new patient...

Center opens for HPS study in Chicago

Oyster Bay, NY – A study location for an observational study of Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome has opened at Loyola University in the Chicago area. Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome, or HPS, is a type of albinism that involves other health-related issues beyond low vision and...

Space Camp scholarships for students with albinism

The National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH) is sponsoring a scholarship to help with registration fees for the Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL. The scholarship...

Donna Appell nominated for Eagle Rare Life Award

Donna Appell, Executive Director and Founder of the HPS Network, has been nominated for the Eagle Rare Life Award, a contest held by the Eagle Rare Bourbon company. To win, however, she needs your vote every day until Dec. 5th. If Donna wins, the prize is $50,000....

Boxcar Bar and Arcade holds HPS Network fundraiser

The Boxcar Bar and Arcade in Greensboro, N.C. held an Fundraiser Night on June 28 to benefit the HPS Network. They donated 15 percent of sales to the HPS Network from the night. Karen and Tommy Tillman worked with Boxcar on the event and offered information about the...