Quinn’s Hot Cocoa $4 the Cure

Sunday, March 8, 2020

11 am – 2 pm

Barrington Recreation Center
333 S Barrington Ave – Los Angeles, CA

My name is Quinn Pruitt and I am 10 years old. With the help of my family, friends and community, I have been raising money for the past 4 years to find a cure for my twin sister Emma who has Angelman syndrome and all the other angels and their families. 

How To Support

Come Visit us for a Cup of Cocoa – and Meet Emma and Quinn!
Sunday, March 8 from 11 am – 2 pm
Barrington Recreation Center, Los Angeles, CA

Click the DONATE NOW button on this page or our Facebook page to buy a virtual cup of cocoa.

All support goes directly towards therapeutics and helping other families through the Angelman Syndrome Foundation.



Click for more background about Angelman syndrome and Angelman syndrome research, which is progressing faster than ever towards a cure:

  • 1965 – Dr. Harry Angelman first identifies Angelman syndrome 
  • 1997 – The cause of Angelman syndrome, a missing or improperly functioning UBE3A gene on Chromosome 15, is discovered
  • 2007 – Angelman syndrome is cured in lab mice 
  • October 2012 – Emma diagnosed with Angelman syndrome and THERE ARE NO COMPANIES WITH DRUGS / THERAPEUTICS FOR AS 
  • 2017 – First Angelman syndrome therapeutic enters clinical testing on adolescents 
  • Today, there are over five drug companies (from start-ups to established) focused on delivering a therapeutic / cure for Angelman syndrome. Scientists believe that a cure for Angelman syndrome will lead to significant breakthroughs for more well-known disorders like Autism, ALS and Parkinson’s.  

FOR MEDIA: Please click here for photos and to speak with Quinn’s parents.