Established in 1982. Improving CARE in six states in the Midwest.
Neurofibromatosis Midwest is dedicated to the increasing number of men, women and children challenged by neurofibromatosis. We’ve been a nonprofit 501(c)3 since 1982, and we are determined to continue our work to educate, comfort, improve clinical care and fund research for treatments and a cure. We are staffed by people with a personal interest in NF, with real experience and a determination and motivation to use precious funds in an efficient manner.
We are dependent on funds raised by special events, foundations and individual donations. Support us in the fight against neurofibromatosis by visiting our Get Involved page.
Our service area includes Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky and the eastern half of Missouri.
NF Midwest is committed to improving the lives of children, adults, and families impacted by neurofibromatosis. Our continued focus and foundation is on Clinics, Awareness, Research, Education and Support in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Wisconsin, and the eastern half of Missouri.
NF Midwest C.A.R.E.S.!
Thank YOU for all that you do for people with NF and their families! It brings tears to my eyes to see how much was raised for this cause. My brother had NF which turned cancerous and he passed away February 10, 2011 after a not-so-easy life with NF. My sister and father also struggled with this disease, then cancer and passed away in 1991 and 2008 respectively. This was our first NF Walk and we look forward to next year's. We were impressed with the organization of the walk, the DJ, the food, the prize baskets, the facilities and of course all of the care that went into it. My remaining sister and I, and our families, are determined to help out in any way to help cure this disease or assist other families who have NF in their lives. We look forward to raising more funds next year and dressing up our team! Our goal as a team is to raise a lot more money next year!
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