The Bartter Syndrome Foundation, 'EthansCure.org' has received verification from the United States Internal Revenue Service for 501(c)3 public charity status. A public charity, identified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as "not a private foundation", normally receives a substantial part of its income, directly or indirectly, from the general public or from the government. The public support must be fairly broad, not limited to a few individuals or families. As a result our foundation can now assist more families and donate additional funds for research in hopes of finding a cure and/or alleviating some of the deleterious symptoms of this disease. Please help us and join our mission at raising awareness and advocacy for barter and gitelman syndrome!