RNKO Realty and the Arizona Families of SMA
We are very proud to be one of the sponsors for the Arizona Chapter Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy!
What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a group of inherited and sometimes fatal disease that destroy the nerves controlling voluntary movement such as crawling, walking, head and neck control, as well as swallowing.
Here are some SMA Facts:
- SMA is the number 1 killer of children under the age of 2
- 1 in every 6000 live births are affected with SMA
- 1 in every 40 people are carriers of the SMA gene
- SMA has no age or ethnic preference
Visit the National Organization Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy to see what FSMA is doing to help find a treatment and cure for SMA.
The Arizona Families joined the national organization of FSMA in 1997 and formed the Arizona Chapter with the hopes to raise awareness and funds to help find a treatment or cure for SMA. Families of SMA is a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization, all proceeds are used to fund research for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The AZ Chapter and RNKO Realty welcomes your support as well.