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National Fragile X Foundation

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National Fragile X Foundation
CROWDRISE FEATURED : Jun 02, 2010
Tax ID: 84-0960471
BASED: Washington, DC, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: http://www.fragilex.org

Our Mission

The National Fragile X Foundation unites the Fragile X community to:

  •     Enrich lives through educational and emotional support
  •     Promote public and professional awareness
  •     Advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X.

Tax ID: 84-0960471 • http://www.fragilex.org
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  • Impact

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  • Community

    Community is about supporting a family’s Fragile X journey.
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  • Awareness

    Through awareness, we can promote inclusion, education and research. What is the anything you will do to raise awareness of Fragile X?

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About the National Fragile X Foundation

The mission of the National Fragile X Foundation is to provide unwavering support for every family affected by Fragile X, while relentlessly pursuing a cure. We do that through:

  • Community – To assist and educate individuals and families living with Fragile X in all stages of life, through outreach and personal support.
  • Awareness – To increase public and professional awareness of Fragile X to influence public policy, support legislative advocacy, and increase funding for research.
  • Research – To fund and facilitate research that drives scientific and medical advances toward effective treatments and a cure.

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Impact

The National Fragile X Foundation (NFXF) serves those living with Fragile X by Fostering Community, Raising Awareness, and Funding Research. Here are some of the ways we do that:

  • 47 Community Support Network groups in 39 states provide vital support for families.
  • 262 local events to foster a strong community, raise awareness and educate families and professionals.
  • 180 advocates met with 60 Senators and 83 Representatives in Congress in March 2017 to support awareness, research, and support for families.
  • The NFXF BioBank™ is the first biobank for Fragile X and drives faster and more cost-effective research into treatments and eventual cures for the family of Fragile X disorders.
  • 12 free, educational webinars planned for 2017.
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HOW IT WORKS

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Fundraisers

Colin's Crew - Tough Mudder for FXS awareness

Colin's Crew - Tough Mu…

Amount Raised:

$500

 

50% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Liam the Lion

Liam the Lion

Amount Raised:

$25

Jewelry for a just cause!

Jewelry for a just cause!

Amount Raised:

$0

Over Fire and in the Mud for Fragile-X Families

Over Fire and in the Mud for…

Amount Raised:

$500

 

100% Raised of $500 Goal

Tony's Xtreme Haircut

Tony's Xtreme Haircut

Amount Raised:

$3,425

Cathan's Cooking For a Cause

Cathan's Cooking For a Cause

Amount Raised:

$0

Nathan's Fragile X Challenge

Nathan's Fragile X Chal…

Amount Raised:

$3,335

 

67% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraising for Fragile X - NYC Half

Fundraising for Fragile X - …

Amount Raised:

$3,607

 

72% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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