Together, We’re Stronger

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Chapters

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Clinics

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Families

MAKE AN IMPACT

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Interested in connecting with a larger community? We'd love to hear from you! Check out the number of ways to get involved.

Advocacy

ADVOCACY

Host a fundraiser

HOST FUNDAISER

Connect Locally

CONNECT LOCALLY

Be a Volunteer

VOLUNTEERS

WHAT WE DO

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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.
Community - To assist and educate individuals and families living with Fragile X in all stages of life, through outreach and personal support.
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NEWS, EVENTS AND FAMILY STORIES

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These are our latest articles, news and events, along with stories directly from the families we serve. These are just a sample of what we are doing to achieve our mission to provide unwavering support for every family affected by Fragile X, while relentlessly pursuing a cure.

Tue 25

Moms’ Night Out

September 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM UTC-5
Collegeville PA
Thu 27

Greater Chicago Fragile X “Grown Up” Night Out

September 27 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UTC-5
Oak Brook IL
Sat 29

X Strides Heartland 2018

September 29 @ 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM UTC-5
Ankeny IA
Sun 30

3rd Annual Duckfest Beer & Music Festival

September 30 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM UTC-5
Dowell
Oct 05

Fragile X Caregiver’s Night Out

October 5 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM UTC-5
King of Prussa PA
Oct 06

FRAXSOCAL’s 2018 EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

October 6 @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM UTC-5
Long Beach
Oct 11

Resource Fair for Adults with Special Needs

October 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM UTC-5
Malvern PA
Oct 13

Northern CA: Moms’ Night Out

October 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM UTC-6
Fremont CA
Oct 14

X Strides Kansas 2018

October 14 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Mission KS
Oct 14

MA: Cork and Cafe

October 14 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM UTC-5
Hadley MA
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Eric, Cole and Cale
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NFXF Biobank™

Designed to drive faster and more cost-effective research into treatments and eventual cures for the family of Fragile X (FX) disorders. Learn more

Volunteer Spotlight

Meet Woody Belt

“Woody is one of the co-leaders of the Northern Vermont group. He and his wife are the proud parents of a son with Fragile X. Woody works in the education field, bringing great insight and experience to his leadership role. Thank you, Woody, for being an outstanding volunteer and for sharing your talents with our community.”

Recent Projects

New York Stock Exchange bell ringing

We were invited to the New York Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell, giving us the amazing chance to raise awareness for Fragile X. Our president Brian Silver and CEO Tony Ferlenda were joined at the podium by 12 other friends and family members of the community. Watch the Video

Anything for Fragile X

Our incredible volunteers have run grueling obstacle courses, given up their birthdays, organized fundraisers and even shaved their heads for Fragile X. You can make a difference today! Will you do anything for Fragile X ?

X-Strides: Walks for Fragile X

Help our cause to move Fragile X research and awareness forward by participating in our X-Strides program. Participate in one of our many walk/run events across the country, represent the NFXF in other races or even organize an event in your home town!

NFXF Advocacy Day

On National Fragile X Foundation Advocacy Day, volunteer advocates head to Washington, DC to train for the next day's visit with their Members of Congress on Capitol Hill. There they will share their stories, influence public policy and advocate for federal funding which has resulted in tens of millions of dollars toward Fragile X programs and research. Join Us

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