Become an Individual Member
Individuals who choose to become members of NORD receive several benefits in addition to the satisfaction of knowing they have helped people with rare disorders. Individual membership is designed for patients and their families, medical professionals, and other individuals who have an interest in rare diseases. As an individual member of NORD, you will receive:
- A subscription to NORD's printed newsletter
- News about developments of interest to the rare disease community
- A monthly electronic summary newsletter of all of NORD's current activities
- The opportunity to vote to elect NORD's Board of Directors
- Opportunities to participate with NORD in advocacy on behalf of the rare disease community
Basic Membership @ $30
To become a basic individual member online, please visit the general donation form and type "For individual membership" in the field "Also, please notify" in the dedication section of the form. Or you can call us at (203) 744-0100 and ask for the Development Office.
Individuals who would like to provide additional support for NORD programs and services are invited to become "Contributing Members" for a donation of $100. This includes a basic NORD membership plus a donation to help patients and families affected by rare diseases. Approximately 95 cents of every dollar donated to NORD go directly to programs and services.
Contributing Individual Membership @ $100
To become a contributing individual member online, please visit the general donation form and type "For contributing membership" in the field "Also, please notify" in the dedication section of the form. Or you can call us at (203) 744-0100 and ask for the Development Office.
It's important to remember that the money raised through NORD memberships is needed to support all of NORD's programs and services, and therefore cannot be restricted to particular diseases.