The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) hosted its 3rd annual Miami fundraiser, themed Havana Nights, featuring special guest, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Guests enjoy an Cuban style evening of casino games and dominos, an open bar by Bacardi, delicious food by Latin Mix Restaurant, music, dancing, a fun photo booth, cigar rollers, and a silent auction with fantastic items to choose from, such as a vacations, experiences, clothing, jewelry, services, etc. Casino grand prize featured 7 Day Caribbean Cruise for 2 on NCL’s newest ship, the Norwegian Bliss!
NAAF is a 501(c) organization, headquartered in San Rafael, CA, and supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata. NAAF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and a prestigious Scientific Advisory Council. Founded in 1981, NAAF is widely regarded as the largest, most influential and most representative foundation associated with alopecia areata.
Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune skin disease, causing hair loss on the scalp, face and sometimes on other areas of the body. In fact, it affects as many as 6.8 million people in the U.S. with a lifetime risk of 2.1%. People of all ages, both sexes and all ethnic groups can develop alopecia areata. It often first appears during childhood and can be different for everyone who has it.
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