About

Tanner’s Hands

Meet Tanner

Tanner, born on February 23, 2005, brought immense joy to all of our lives from the moment he arrived. Despite facing Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and cancer, Tanner’s spirit remained unbroken. Described as a gentle soul, Tanner radiated kindness and positivity. He never allowed his illnesses to define him or his happiness. He was compassionate and empathetic, always seeking to uplift those around him. His love for others was boundless, and he went out of his way to bring happiness to those in need. Tanner’s sense of humor was infectious, and his wit was sharp. He had a unique talent for quoting his favorite TV show, Friends, and his favorite movies, bringing laughter to those around him. He was a true ladies’ man, in his own words, a man who treats ladies nicely. Despite his own challenges, Tanner was always looking out for others. He traveled regularly to advance the care and treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, always putting his brothers’ needs before his own. This is the mission that we are all carrying on. Tanner’s mission. In many ways, Tanner enabled a brighter future for all of us. His legacy lives on through our work, through his mission.

Our Mission Statement

Tanner’s Hands is dedicated to supporting and empowering families facing the challenges of muscular dystrophy, cancer, and childhood diseases. We strive to provide essential services and resources that enhance the quality of life for individuals affected by this condition, fostering a community of care, understanding, and hope. Together, we aim to create a brighter future for those navigating the complexities of muscular dystrophy, cancer, and other debilitating illnesses.

Supporting Families
Providing essential services, durable medical equipment, and resources for families facing medical challenges.

Empower Individuals
Together, we can provide essential services and resources that enhance the quality of life for individuals affected by these conditions, fostering a community of care, understanding, and hope.