Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation Newsletter
Charles, June and John Lowe raise over one million dollars for the foundation!
Charles, June and John Lowe raise over one million dollars for the foundation! The Lowes have been with the foundation since the very beginning and have been raising funds through a weekly bingo session since 1988. Their devotion and contributions are more than appreciated, they are our inspiration and the backbone of this foundation.
Senator Harkin speaks out for NF! For the past several years, Senator John Harkin has sponsored an “NF Dear Colleague letter.” This letter was drafted to ask that all US Senators support NF research through the Department of Defense Appropriations Committee. These effort are the very reason scientific advancements have been made towards a cure for NF! Please join us by personally thanking Senator Harkin for his continued support.
JULY Summer Family Picnics: Bring the family and meet others in the Houston, Dallas and San Antonio areas!.
June 26, 2008: Support Group Meeting, Dallas, TX
Sept. 5-7, 2008: NF Family Camp, Burton, TX
Sept. 23, 2008: Friends FORE Friends Golf Tournament, Richardson, TX
October 18, 2008: Spam OH! Rama, Irving, TX
2008 Symposium: Dallas, TX. More details to come.
Scholarship deadline is July 15th. APPLY NOW for the John D. Wagner and Elisabeth R. Wagner Fund.
Welcome Jennifer to our corporate office! Jennifer Kronvall joins from us from Washington state through the ExxonMobil summer internship program. She will be a great asset to our patient outreach program this summer!
Over $208,000 raised for NF! Dining Out In Dallas, Battle Of the Chefs, Houston Highlights, A Celebration Of the Chefs, AND San Antonio’s Red McComb’s Golf Tournament were all HUGE successes! Thanks to all who contributed and volunteered!
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Help over 8,000 NF Texas Families by contributing to our annual campaign. Become a member of our DFW area auxillary group:”Friends of Children with NF.”
Other ways you can help:
Give To NF Each Time You Shop At Tom Thumb!
Click Here To Request A Kroger Plus Card!
Search the web with GOODSEARCH and raise funds for NF.
(Just make sure to enter TNFF in the recognition box)
NF MENTOR PROGRAM!
Be a Mentor and start connecting with others through our
TEXAS NF MISSION
We are committed to meeting the needs of people challenged with neurofibromatosis by providing care, comfort, support, information, education, funding and other resources for its treatment, prevention and cure.
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