How You Can Help

On behalf of the Hauer family, thank you so much for all of your prayers and your eagerness to help! 

  • Donate. A fund has been created in Ryder's honor benefiting the TGen Foundation.  TGen Foundation positively impacts the lives of patients and their families. They are able to do this by raising funds that accelerate TGen's efforts to make and translate genomic discoveries into advances in human health. TGen gave the Hauer family answers, comfort and an end to the 2 year battle against the unknown.  Through the Ryder Hauer Fund for Rare Childhood Disorders you will support others in their life's journey and hope to help them find peace and answers too.  Please click on  The Ryder Hauer Fund for Rare Childhood Disorders to make a tax deductible donation.  For more information about the wonderful things TGen is doing in our communities, please visit

  • Get the word out.  Please share Ryder's story with as many people as possible!  Feel free to share this site with all of your family and friends!  Don't forget to tell them about the events we will be hosting in his honor.  We will also be posting fliers online for you to share.  But most of all, please share his story in hopes of making people more aware of this rare condition.                                     
  • Pray.  We ask that you pray for Ryder's family for the strength that they will need throughout this journey.

"Without awareness, there is no funding.
Without funding, there is no research.
Without research, there is no cure.
Without a cure, there is not hope.
We need to work together 
to make sure there is ALWAYS hope." 
~United Leukodystrophy Foundation & MitoAction

Thank you to all who have and continue to support 
Ryder’s Journey!!!