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Ali's Army against Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva. Ali McKean suffers from FOP,  one of the rarest &
 most disabling conditions in the world. Read on throughout the site to learn more about Ali and FOP.

Ali's Army

All of our supporters have really restored our faith in humanity and we wish we could thank everyone of you personally! Just know that we are sending each and every one of you virtual hugs!!  From the bottom of our hearts thank you thank you thank you! I can't wait for the day when Ali is able to respond to her followers on her own! Until then know that she thinks and talks about "her army" everyday!!

Any donations made directly to Ali, the family, or Ali's Army via this website or any other method, is currently used for Ali's medical needs.


Ali's Army is not a registerd non profit orginzation and we cannot provide you with a tax id number.. For tax deductible donations to FOP research please visit, and you can make a donation to research in Ali's name or to the University of Pennsylvania in care of Dr Fred Kaplan. Any donations made directly to Ali, the family, or Ali's Army, is currently used for Ali's medical needs, that includes any donations made through

Ali's Medical Needs
Started: October 2, 2013
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You can donate to Ali's personal medical needs here or by mailing donations to PO Box 503 Bellevue, Ohio 44811. Private donations to Ali are not currently tax deductible. To make a tax deductible donation toward research for the cure, please visit or contact the University of Pennsylvania with regards to the research under Dr Frederick Kaplan.