- Promote research into the causes, treatment and prevention of Spina Bifida.
- Promote, encourage, and stimulate the treatment, on-going care, education, socialization, career development and habilitation of people with Spina Bifida.
- Promote the training of competent personnel to aid in the treatment, care, education and adjustment of persons with Spina Bifida.
- Promote public awareness and action by initiating a national effort to inform the public about Spina Bifida.
The mission of MNSBA is to increase awareness about Spina Bifida and enhance the lives of those affected.
Started in 1973, Minnesota Spina Bifida Association is a non-profit organization run by volunteers.