Attend a Fundraiser

When you participate in a fundraising activity, you help FARA grow its community and forge a stronger fundraising effort to support FA research.

See our events calendar for a complete list of Grassroots events around the country, as well as FARA hosted events like The Energy Ball and rideATAXIA.

View Upcoming Events
People sat around a table at a fundraising event

Host a Fundraiser

For anyone interested in hosting a fundraiser, FARA has an experienced grassroots fundraising team to mentor and help guide you through the process of running an event or campaign. Complete the form below to connect with the FARA team!

Grassroots Fundraising Form
Group photo of individuals attending the Race for Matt and Grace, a grassroots fundraiser.

Fundraising Manual

Our Fundraising Manual is meant to provide guidance on ways to get involved in fundraising and how FARA can support your endeavors.

This is not an exhaustive guide, and we hope you will consult with our team and the other fundraising materials available.

Upcoming Grassroots Events

EVENT
| Jun 28 2024

Fine Arts for FA: Rock of Ages

Musical performance put on put on entirely by students from the Sioux Falls area.

Grassroots, O’Gorman High School
EVENT
| Jun 29 2024

Fine Arts for FA: Rock of Ages

Musical performance put on put on entirely by students from the Sioux Falls area.

Grassroots, O’Gorman High School
EVENT
| Jun 30 2024

Fine Arts for FA: Rock of Ages

Musical performance put on put on entirely by students from the Sioux Falls area.

Grassroots, O’Gorman High School
EVENT
| Jul 19 2024

42nd Annual Claxton Classic Golf Tournament

Grassroots, Compass Pointe Golf Course
EVENT
| Jul 26 2024

Fine Arts for FA: Curtain Call for a Cure

Curtain Call for a Cure is a cabaret filled with musical numbers from everyone’s favorite broadway shows, put on entirely by students from the Sioux Falls area.

Grassroots, Lincoln High School
EVENT
| Jul 27 2024

Fine Arts for FA: Curtain Call for a Cure

Curtain Call for a Cure is a cabaret filled with musical numbers from everyone’s favorite broadway shows, put on entirely by students from the Sioux Falls area.

Grassroots, Lincoln High School
EVENT
| Aug 2 2024

Daniel Price Streaming Live

The Friedreichs ataxia community outreach Facebook Group will host a one hour live music performance to raise money to help fund research for FARA. Music will be Electronic Dance/Ambient soundscapes by Daniel Price. Music will be performed via Facebook live broadcast. This event is available online to the general public and is suitable for all ages.

Grassroots, Virtual
EVENT
| Aug 11 2024

Rock 'N' Jock Charities: Night of Entertainment

Grassroots, Garden Pavilion, Crowne Plaza
EVENT
| Aug 12 2024

Rock 'N' Jock Charities: Golf Tournament

Grassroots, Potowomut Golf Club
EVENT
| Sep 8 2024

Fuzzy Buzzy Charity Golf Tournament

The Fuzzy Buzzy Charity Golf Tournament is an annual event held every year since 1986.

Grassroots, Windham
EVENT
| Sep 21 2024

Race for Matt & Grace

Join the families of FA patients Matt DiIorio, Grace Hopkins, and Alex Fielding at Rhode Island College in Providence for the Annual Race for Matt & Grace. This daylong event features a 5K, 1.5 Mile Fun Walk and an after-party with food and live entertainment.

Grassroots, Rhode Island College
EVENT
| Oct 5 2024

Epic Game Day

Play board games to Cure FA!

Grassroots