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

June 2016, Vol. 1 – Share your story to help improve lives of youth impacted by FASD

By sharing your story, you will help us show lawmakers what it’s like to live with an FASD, and why IDEA should include FASD.

May 2016, Vol. 2 – Did you see it in the Star Tribune?

FASD training for foster parents was signed into law last week by Gov. Dayton.

May 2016, Vol. 1- Come to Washington D.C. with us

Along with the 2016 NOFAS Affiliate Summit in Washington D.C., MOFAS is kicking-off a national youth and young adult movement for transition-age youth with an FASD and their allies.

April 2016, Vol. 2-Did you get your FREE t-shirt yet? We did!

Donors during April Alcohol Awareness Month can get an “I am an FASD advocate” t-shirt.

April 2016, Vol. 1 – Are You Ready?

Our new bill is gaining traction for FASD training for foster parents. Join us for FASD Day at the Capitol.

March 2016, Vol. 2 – Do You Support Foster Parents?

Although this is a short session in the midst of an election year, one bill (HF3305/SF2896) for FASD support in the foster care system has gained strong bipartisan momentum in both the House and the Senate.

March 2016, Vol. 1 – It wasn’t my life plan to

“I look into the eyes of my kids and all the others I’ve been privileged to be with and I see all that is precious. They deserve to be loved and cherished.”

February 2016, Vol. 2 – Advocates Make Your Voice Heard, You Can’t Afford Not To

Advocates we need you. Together we can continue to make a different this year at the 2016 FASD Day at the Capitol.

February 2016, Vol. 1 – How Do FASD Advocates Make A Difference?

Join us for FASD Day at the Capitol to make your voice heard on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Help other people with an FASD like Alex. Become an FASD advocate.

January 2016, Vol. 2 – Congratulations to the New MOFAS Community Grantees

This month, MOFAS awarded two year grants to 21 community organizations to implement a variety of supports and services that address the following five priority areas: equity and justice, early childhood screening, innovation and transformation, youth/young adult transition, and human services.

January 2016, Vol. 1- Ring in the New Year with MOFAS

Dine to Donate at Granite City Food and Brewery on Thursday, January 21, 2016, in Roseville donating 10% of your order to MOFAS.

December 2015, Vol. 2 – Why It’s Important to Train Foster Parents on FASD

It can be even harder for foster parents if they do not understand and recognize the behaviors and symptoms associated with FASD.

December 2015, Vol. 1 – It’s Nice to Have a Friend Who “Gets It”

It’s nice to have a friend who “gets it”. Parenting a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) can be challenging and lonely.

November 2015, Vol. 2 – Season of Celebration and Giving

We have kicked off our end of the year fundraising campaign and we are asking you to help us reach the goal of $40,000 by December 31, 2015.

November 2015, Vol. 1- MOFAS Launches New Website

After a year long process we have officially launched a refreshed MOFAS website.

October 2015, Vol. 2- Join Us for an A-maze-ing Time

Youth activities include corn pit, straw bale maze, magic show, petting zoo and pig races! RSVP required.

October 2015, Vol. 1- 1 in 10 Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol

A new CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Report came out stating that 10.2% or 1 in 10 pregnant women reported drinking alcohol.

September 2015, Vol. 2- What Can You Do for FASD Awareness Month?

How have you celebrated FASD Awareness Month so far? MOFAS has some ideas of how you can be involved to create awareness and educate people on FASD.

September 2015, Vol. 1- How Will You Celebrate FASD Awareness Month?

To celebrate this year’s FASD Awareness Month and FASD Awareness Day, there will be a series of activities and events to create awareness on FASD.

August 2015, Vol. 2- How Do We Support the FASD Community?

Enjoy a variety of family activities such as campfires, nature center, hay rides, feeding the animals, crafts, glass bottom boat, fishing and more are all included.

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