Abigail Havens

Development Coordinator

Though originally from Oregon, Abigail traveled all over the country after completing her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She lived in South Korea, where she taught English as a second language. This sparked an interest in linguistics, leading her to get a master’s degree in the subject from the University of Oregon. Abigail manages donor relations at the Fund, including the upkeep of the donor database and the issuing of tax receipts.

“Our donors make the mission of the Fund possible. We’re so grateful for their contributions, which really do make a difference. I’m happy to play a role in the work the Fund accomplishes.”

Around the office, Abi is known for her impeccable sense of style and quiet, biting wit. She’s also an avid reader and salsa dancing aficionado.

What are three things you have no patience for?
Circular logic, pettiness, and hard-to-peel oranges.

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Introducing the Fanconi Cancer Foundation: A New Era in FA Research & Impact

In 1989, Lynn and David Frohnmayer founded the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF), determined and desperate to find a cure for their three daughters diagnosed with Fanconi anemia (FA). Since then, their vision has grown into a vibrant community of FA families, researchers, clinicians, donors, fundraisers, staff, and volunteers, all dedicated to improving outcomes for people with FA.

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2024 Research Updates

Research is the answer to one day making FA a treatable, manageable disease. Here, you'll discover the most recent strides in FA research and activities funded by FCF. Every quarter, we'll bring you updates on newly funded grants, ongoing projects, and significant milestones.

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