The Washington University NF Center has several community partners that support the fight to end NF. For more information, please contact NFCenterEvents@wustl.edu.
NF Family Day
Over the summer, The NF Center partners with an organization in the Greater St. Louis area once a year to put on a day of fun for people with NF1 or NF2 and their families. The goal of Family Day is to help form an NF community for families.
Forward Strides 4NF Walk
An annual (September) fundraiser based out of Valley Park, Missouri. During the event, there is a walk, music, games, a raffle drawing, food, and a silent auction. All proceeds go towards raising awareness for NF and helping to find a cure. For more information, please visit the Forward Strides 4NF Facebook page.
An annual (September) fundraiser based out of Brownstown, Illinois, that aims to raise awareness for NF. During the event, there are games, bounce houses, a silent auction, a bake sale, raffle baskets, and a live auction. For more information, please visit the FuNFest Facebook page.
Louvre NF Fundraiser
An annual family fundraiser based out of the Louvre Hair Salon in Fairview Heights, Illinois. Every year, the Louvre team lights up their building and creates raffle baskets in support of Shining a Light on NF.