On December 8, 2018, a sold-out crowd of 250 people gathered for the 3rd Annual Hope for the Holidays Gala at the Café Escadrille in Burlington, MA, to raise funds for Fragile X research. For the third year in a row, the Pierces presented a check for $100,000 to FRAXA Research Foundation. We are truly grateful for this ongoing, generous support of our mission to find effective treatments and ultimately a cure for Fragile X.Read more
FRAXA Research Foundation’s mission is to find effective treatments and ultimately a cure for Fragile X syndrome. Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited cause of autism and intellectual disabilities. We directly fund research grants and fellowships at top universities around the world. We partner with biomedical and pharmaceutical companies, large and small, to bridge the gap between research discoveries and actual treatments.Read more
Hold your own event to raise funds and awareness for Fragile X. It’s easy if you start close to home. Raise money in honor of someone you love, ask friends and family to help, do something that makes you feel great! You could also contact your local media and see if they will feature your event and your story.Read more
Come enjoy an evening with family and friends as The Pierce Family Fragile X Foundation kicks off the season of giving!
There will be great food, cocktails, music, silent auction, live auction and raffles for your enjoyment.
Make this night part of your holiday traditions!Read more