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The National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by Ataxia through support, education, and research.


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Had a meeting last week at Rep. Dean Phillips' MN Office to discuss the needs of the rare disease community and support of NIH funding. Thanks! We need all the support we can get! #RareAcrossAmerica ...

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Our Western WA Ataxia Support Group had an information booth at the Seattle Rare Disease Fair last week. 😃👍
Find events near you: ataxia.org/events

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Astronaut and artist, Nicole Stott donated her artwork to a silent auction at Spacefest. Proceeds from the silent auction were donated to NAF. Thanks for your support Nicole! ...

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National Ataxia Foundation

Thank you Spacefest! Your generosity is "out of this world." 🚀😉
We are overwhelmed by your kindness and grateful that you helped your attendees learn about this rare disease. Your support makes a big difference for NAF and the Ataxia community.Even through all the chaos, we managed to raise more than $22,500 for The NAF!

Help to continue to fight ataxia by texting kim19 to 71777! And Let's watch this number grow together!
A great big HUGE Thank you to everyone who donated items and also to everyone who won them♡♡

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Aug 21, 2019 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm
Western NY Ataxia Support Group

An Ataxia Support Group serving Western NY and the surrounding area will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month! All are welcome. You need not have Ataxia to attend. If you have an agenda topic of interest, please contact jesse.diehl61@gmail.com He can also be reached by phone or text at 585-315-1578. Hope that we see you there! Read More…

Aug 21, 2019 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Western Wisconsin Ataxia Support Group Meeting

Join us in the 1st floor community room  of the Milestone Senior Living Center . We will be discussing plans for the walk. For more information or to be added to the group’s mailing list please contact Richard Jones at (715) 639-2324 or jones1957@hotmail.com. We look forward to meeting you! Read More…

Aug 23, 2019 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Western Washington Ataxia Support Group Cruise

We are departing for Alaska Cruise from the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal, 2001 W Garfield Way, Seattle, WA 98199. Watch Facebook for pictures. For information about future meetings and events, please contact Sherry at cherilyn546@gmail.com | 360 443 6206 (H) leave message and your return number Join Our Facebook Group! Read More…

Aug 24, 2019 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Tri-State Walk n’ Roll to Cure Ataxia