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The NAF Annual Ataxia Research Drive and Match has begun….

We have some very exciting news...the National Ataxia Foundation is pleased to announce that an anonymous donor has committed a $200,000 matching research gift for this year's annual ataxia research drive. Research donations received now through December 15 will be matched 100% up to $200,000.00! Your research donation will be doubled!

Please Act Now...
Through your support, the most promising of these vital ataxia research studies will be funded later this year. Please support the annual ataxia research drive on-line from now until December 15 to have your research gift doubled…up to $200,000! Thanks to you, our quest to end ataxia is moving forward. Thank you!


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2016 NAF Annual Ataxia Conference
April 1-3, 2016

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Thank you for participating in IAAD. Many of you have been recognizing IAAD through various events, videos, proclamations, resolutions, and Walk n’ Rolls throughout the United States. Tens of thousands of Americans are being better informed about ataxia because of you. Thank you!

Let us know what you did to recognize IAAD

We welcome you to share your experiences and ask you to submit for NAF's newsletter "Generations" a summary of how you recognized IAAD. Your story gives inspiration and direction to others to get involved in IAAD activities. Please submit your IAAD activity to joan@ataxia.org. Thank you!

2015 International Ataxia Awareness Day (IAAD)


“Your Team, One Dream, A Cure”

As a member you help provide those with ataxia a better life and hope for a brighter tomorrow. NAF is a membership based nonprofit organization dedicated to serving ataxia families. We are grateful for the support of our members and welcome others to also join.

Be Part of Team NAF…become a member today! Please ask your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors to also become a member.  Thank you!

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Letter From The President
Recurring Gift Membership


The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is pleased to announce that a new “Children with Ataxia” booklet has been published. We sincerely thank the parents who have generously shared their challenging and emotional journeys with us. Their stories reveal their heartbreak but also the courage and hope that these children and parents face together. If you would like to receive a hardcopy of the booklet, please email naf@ataxia.org. Copies are also available by clicking on this link.


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