Many rare disease organizations are resource constrained and depend on the kindness of volunteers to provide specialized services and capabilities that they may not have in-house. Sean Gordon, a high-tech sales and marketing specialist, discovered the need after he was diagnosed late in life with a rare disease. His solution has been to create the Rare Funding Team, a free service that matches rare disease organizations to volunteers. We spoke to Gordon about his own diagnosis, the work he does through the Rare Funding Team, and the need he is trying to fill.