Bid to Support the NC Fragile X Foundation & Spend Christmas Week in the Smoky Mountains!
If you’re looking for a Christmas retreat and possibly a white Christmas, you can support the Foundation by bidding on a Christmas vacation in the Smoky Mountains. The package includes a one week hotel stay for two at Laurel Crest Resort, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, December 21 – 28. Read more details here. All proceeds will be donated to the NC Fragile X Foundation. Bidding started on November 20 and ends in 10 days!
Founded in 1993, as the North Carolina Foundation to Assist Families with Fragile X Syndrome and Related Disorders of Development.
The Foundation worked to connect families to services, to learn more about the Medicaid services available for families, and provide educational workshops.
In 1998, the NC Fragile X Foundation hosted the 6th International Fragile X in Asheville at the Grove Park Inn with over 1,000 people attending from across the world.
In 2019, the Foundation created a succession plan, clarified their mission, and set a course for the future.
About Fragile X
Fragile X Syndrome (FXS)
Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation (a change in the DNA structure) in the X chromosome.