How you can help

Minnesota Spina Bifida Association (MNSBA) is a non-profit organization supported, organized and operated entirely by volunteers. We rely on the generosity of donors to offer quality services, events, and support for families and individuals affected by Spina Bifida.

Making a difference is easy. There are countless ways to help – from making a financial contribution to donating products to volunteering your time. No gift is too small, and all are deeply appreciated.

Make a financial contribution

MNSBA relies on the generous financial contributions of donors through personal donations, grants, memorials and planned giving. 100% of funds are used to create events and support opportunities for local Minnesota families and individuals.

To make a donation, please contact MNSBA or visit the MNSBA FirstGiving donation page.

Volunteer your time

There are many opportunities to contribute your time and talents in support of SBAMN. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Serving on the board
  • Assisting with set up and coordination of events
  • Sharing information in your community designed to promote awareness about Spina Bifida

For more information or to discuss specific opportunities, please contact MNSBA at or (651) 222-6395.

Donate Items

MNSBA collects auction items throughout the year for its annual fundraiser. Some suggestions of items in need are:

  • seasonal holiday items (fall and winter)
  • handmade craft items
  • children's toys
  • teenage/youth items
  • gift baskets (for all ages)
  • items to include in the gift baskets
  • sports memorabilia
  • table decorations (to be used as auction items)
  • large items (video equipment, electronics, audio visual equipment, etc.)
  • home decorating items

Please note: all items should be new and unused To donate auction items, please contact MNSBA at or (651) 222-6395.

Thank you very much for your continued support to enhance the quality of life of individuals and their families affected by Spina Bifida in Minnesota!