Formerly known as MOFAS: Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Exciting News
from MOFAS

If you're looking for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) you have come to the right place. We have some exciting news about our organization. We have a new name! MOFAS has officially been renamed Proof Alliance. Our mission remains the same: to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure and to improve the quality of life for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Why PR%F

We now have the proof that prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading cause of brain injury in children. We have the proof that FASD is 100% preventable and people living with an FASD can reach 100% of their potential.

Why Alliance?

We seek to build powerful alliances with people with an FASD, their families, legislators, experts in the field, new partners, and community members to bring awareness, research, and services to this field.

What's Next?

Proof Alliance is rebranding, expanding, and we're moving! We have a new logo, website, and prevention campaign to help change the norms around drinking during pregnancy. And in May 2019 we will be moving to a stand-alone building. Proof Alliance commits to the people of Minnesota and we will continue to develop transformative programs to help Minnesotans impacted by FASD.

What’s Happening at MOFAS

Live Chat with “When Rain Hurts” author Mary Greene

Published: October 3, 2013 To celebrate FASD Awareness Month, during the month of September 2013, MOFAS invited people from all around Minnesota to join the MOFAS Book Club and read “When Rain Hurts” by Mary Greene. Mary adopted two toddlers from Russia in 2004. Her new book, “When Rain Hurts” is a searing and intimate […]

Call Me Mental Episode 8 // FASD

Published: April 25, 2017 This documentary on FASD was created in kind by, Lola Visuals, who is a part of a collaboration called Call Me Mental, that is composed of artists and clinicians who want to change the attitude toward mental illness. Please take a look at their 11-minute video. Lola Visuals has done an […]

Everyone Deserves a Bright Future

Published: June 29, 2015 The Intersection of FASD and Human Rights At the core of everything that MOFAS does, we believe that everyone is worthy of inclusion and respect.  We often find families and individuals on the spectrum face difficulties and barriers accessing services needed to be successful.  These families and individuals deserve equitable access […]

Interview with myTalk 107.1 Gyno Show

Published: April 18, 2016 Featuring Dr. Eric Heegaard, Dr. Jeff Wozniak, and Paige Robson on topics related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and alcohol during pregnancy.

Interview with KMOJ 89.9

Published: April 16, 2016 Featuring Sam Simmons, Ruth Richardson, and Dan Dubovsky on topics related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Mothers of MOFAS

Published: November 16, 2016 In honor of FASD Awareness Month, our Mothers of MOFAS share a special message about raising children with an FASD and the important support they have from MOFAS.

2016 MOFAS Book Club live chat with author Linda Rosenbaum

Published: September 2016 This year we read “Not Exactly as Planned: A memoir of adoption, secrets, and abiding love” by Linda Rosenbaum. The goal of the MOFAS Book Club is to help bring FASD out of the shadows and to share stories, struggles, and triumphs that the FASD community understand. Listen to our live chat with […]

FASD Community to Rally for FASD Prevention and Support Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sara Messelt, Executive Director O: 651-917-2370 C: 612-618-4156 Saint Paul, Minn. – March 19, 2019 The fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) community advocates will gather from all parts of the state for FASD Day at the Capitol this Thursday, March 21. A national study states that up to 1 […]

St. Patrick’s Day Mocktails

Lucky you, here are some delicious alcohol-free recipes you can enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day! Peppermint Patty Green Monster Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 large frozen banana1 cup non-dairy milk A handful of fresh mint leaves, stems removed 1 to 2 handfuls of spinach 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract (optional) 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped dark chocolate, […]

Staff Updates at Proof Alliance

Sending Our Best Wishes We could not be more proud at Proof Alliance that Ruth Richardson was elected to the Minnesota State Legislature last month. We are confident in her abilities to lead Minnesota in a positive direction! However, we are incredibly sad to see Ruth go after six years with the organization. We will miss […]

Holiday Mocktails

We’ve put together some delicious, easy-to-make mocktail recipes that are alcohol-free and fun for all ages. They’re great for parties but enjoyable on your own, too. Enjoy!

Thank You

Thank you, Test, for making the generous contribution of $100.00 to Proof Alliance, formerly MOFAS, of which no goods or services were received. Your continued support empowers us to spread awareness of prenatal alcohol exposure and to provide resources and support for families impacted by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Introducing Proof Alliance: MOFAS Announces Rebrand

In conjunction with its annual conference and national affiliate meeting, MOFAS (the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) announced a new chapter in its history by unveiling a new name: Proof Alliance.

Don’t Forget to Vote on November 6, 2018

Find all the information you need to know about registering to vote, getting to the polls, how to find your polling place, accessible voting options, and voter rights here. Are you registered to vote? Midterm elections are on November 6, 2018. Are you registered to vote? For Minnesotans, Tuesday, October 16, 2018, is the deadline […]

September is FASD Awareness Month

FASD Awareness Month September is FASD Awareness Month. In honor of this, we wanted to share some important information related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Please help us increase awareness of FASD and the importance of alcohol-free pregnancies by reading and sharing this information. What is FASD? Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are a […]

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