2019 Mad Mex Shadyside Benefit Dinner


Thanks to the generosity of the Big Burrito Group, the RYR-1 Foundation, the only organization in the world that exists exclusively to serve the needs of and advocate for individuals with RYR-1 myopathy, will be hosting a Dinner and Screening of the "Hodgson" Documentary on
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm at
Mad Mex Shadyside (220 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206)

In addition to dinner, there will be screening a 20-minute documentary that RYR-1 Foundation produced about Cody Hodgson, a former NHL star who was forced to retire due to complications from RYR-1 muscle disease. The trailer for this documentary can be found below. All proceeds will go towards the RYR-1 Foundation to support its efforts in finding a cure for this inherited condition.


To purchase tickets or to make a donation in honor of the event, please visit: 

For individual sponsorship opportunities, please contact Nicole Wallace (nicole@ryr1.org)


P.O. Box 13312, Pittsburgh, PA 15243

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