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Meet Libby – Groovin’ It 4NF

I met Libby Huffer four years ago at our inaugural Great Steps 4NF walk in Fort Wayne. I found her to be a beautiful and groovy woman…which is appropriate since she has now put together a Groovin’ 4NF concert for August 2nd.

Libby was diagnosed with NF1 at age five and didn’t have many Read the Rest…

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Meet Steve – Doin’ It 4NF

Steve R. was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 2 later in life and completely lost his hearing at age 55 after 3 brain surgeries. Through it all he found a renewed sense of purpose along with a strong desire to reach out to others. Supported by his wonderful wife, Diane, the two of them quickly stepped up Read the Rest…

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Great Steps 4NF 5K Run Results

Thanks to all that ran in the 1st annual Great Steps 4NF 5K run. You all did great!  Here are the results:

Name                                                 Bib#                                     Time

Amundson, Ryan                             15                                         26:27

Backes, Joseph                           Read the Rest…

Tim's Gang at our Inaugural Great Steps 4NF walk in Naperville, IL.

Great Steps Origins (Throwback Thursday)

It’s “Throwback Thursday” and Great Steps 4NF season! So today we honor those who had the Great Steps 4NF vision 13 years ago with the first walk in Naperville, IL. Many of those original teams still join us today and new walks and new teams come on every year. Thanks to the desire, determination and Read the Rest…

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Camp New Friends 2014

Having one of the neurofibromatoses (NF1, NF2, Schwannomatosis) is a lifelong challenge. Building a foundation of strength and knowledge; and developing a circle of friends that understand and will always be there, can make a lifelong difference.

Camp New Friends, run by Brainy Camps, is an opportunity for children (ages 7 to Read the Rest…

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Shop and Benefit Neurofibromatosis

This holiday season you can use one gift to give twice! Buy awareness merchandise from our store or gifts from direct sellers who are donating most of their profits back to NF Midwest. That way your loved one gets a nice present and NF Midwest gets the gift of a Read the Rest…

Donald giving it his all for NF!

RUN 4NF – The Inaugural Naperville Marathon

Donald giving it his all for NF!

This Sunday, November 10th is the Inaugural Naperville Marathon in Illinois. NF Midwest is lucky enough to have 18 runners in the marathon dedicated to RUNNING 4NF. Some are running the half marathon, others are running the full 26.2 miles. Some are running at the peak of health, while Read the Rest…