Accelerate is designed to raise funds in order to speed up our advocacy efforts, including:
Leah was diagnosed with Ataxia in 2017. She has an unknown type of Ataxia. Mark was invited to get involved with NAF by our Director of Development Joel Sutherland in 2018. Since then, Mark has created several fundraisers and raised thousands of dollars to support the mission, Leah, and all those living with Ataxia. Leah has been there to support Mark through all of his efforts.
“I’d like everyone in our community to be involved and aware of Accelerate.”
“Leah’s diagnosis hit us hard. As soon as that happened, I decided I need to do more.”
You have the power to have an incredible influence on the Ataxia community through Accelerate! You can make this difference through a one-time gift, starting a monthly contribution, creating a fundraiser around your passions, or simply spreading awareness to those around you. Accelerate is all about making a big impact and doing it quickly. That is what our community asks for and deserves.
A gift of $25 can make an impact, $100 can pay for an hour of Ataxia research, and $400 is equal to a travel grant for AAC. Every little bit adds up to make a big difference for the Ataxia community!
Impact Partners are a passionate and determined group of monthly givers who are on a mission to find a cure for Ataxia in our lifetime. People like you, who give what they can to help us offer Ataxia research grants, provide educational programs for Ataxia families, and offer support services in local communities around the country. $100 could pay for an hour of Ataxia research, which is about $9 a month.
Create an event around something you love! This could be a local event or a Facebook Fundraiser. Golf tournaments, poker nights, tea parties, community barbecues, and galas are just a few examples of events that others have hosted to raise money for the Ataxia community. Take your passion and use it for a good cause!
Your story can inspire others and help them understand the meaning of giving to help others through their Ataxia journey. Tell us about your personal story with Ataxia and why you have given to NAF.
We appreciate our generous supporters!
To discuss how you can become a part of Accelerate!, contact: