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

August 2015, Vol. 1- How Are We Reducing Stigma About FASD?

Here is the progress MOFAS has made in reducing stigma around FASD in 2014.

July 2015, Vol. 2- Meet the New Family Engagement Coordinators (FECs)

We are excited to welcome 8 new MOFAS Family Engagement Coordinators (FECs) who will connect families around Minnesota with resources and support.

July 2015, Vol. 1- Don’t Miss Out on Upcoming FASD Community Events

Join us Sunday, August 9, from 1-4pm for a private event for families affiliated with MOFAS, Autism Society of Minnesota, Center for Engaging Autism, and the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota at The Works Museum.

June 2015, Vol. 2- Watch the New FASD Videos and Media Projects

This documentary on FASD is composed of artists and clinicians who want to change the attitude toward mental illness.

June 2015, Vol. 1- Special Offers for MOFAS Supporters

Early bird prices, special offers, and chances to win for registering and buying tickets to upcoming MOFAS events.

May 2015, Vol. 1- Help Students with an FASD in School

There are pieces of legislation that would help the FASD community and legislators need to hear from you to know how important these issues are.

April 2015, Vol. 1- Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month-What if my Doctor said “one drink” was okay? Find the answer to common questions related to alcohol during pregnancy on the What Women Need to Know page #AlcoholAwareness.

March 2015, Vol. 2- Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Follow a parents perspective to bring awareness this month.

March 2015, Vol. 1- Diagnosis

FASD Umbrella Term- FASD is not a medical diagnosis. It is an umbrella term over the different diagnoses on the spectrum of disorders. Read more.

February 2015, Vol. 2 – #fasdmatters

#fasdmatters- Join the Minnesota FASD community as we come together as one voice, to educate legislators on why #fasdmatters. Don’t miss out.

February 2015, Vol. 1- #fasdmatters

Make Your Voice Heard- Join the Minnesota FASD community as we come together as one voice, to educate legislators on why #fasdmatters.

January 2015, Vol. 1- National Birth Defects Prevention Month

When ADHD Isn’t What It Seems-Many cases of the disorders might actually be a more subtle form of fetal alcohol syndrome.

December 2014, Vol. 2- Happy Holidays

A big thank you to everyone who has donated to the MOFAS Year End Campaign.

December 2014, Vol. 1- Season of Giving

MOFAS needs you to invest in supporting families and preventing FASD.

November 2014, Vol. 1- National Adoption/Family Caregiver Month

November is National Adoption/Family Caregiver Month and MOFAS would like to thank all the wonderful caregivers who are raising children affected by FASD.

October 2014, Vol. 2- National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Want to share your opinion about work and disability benefits for youth?

October 2014, Vol. 1- Back to School

MOFAS has released our Request for Proposals for upcoming grant opportunities.

September 2014, Vol. 2- FASD Awareness Month

How are our MOFAS Book Club members? What do you think of the book so far? Write to us on Facebook.

September 2014, Vol. 1- FASD Awareness Month

September 9, will mark the 15th anniversary of International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day.

August 2014, Vol. 2- Back to School

This September 9, 2014 will mark the 15th anniversary of International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day.

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