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Executive Director:
Ms. Martine Denis
Greater New York
Manhattan Office
424 Madison Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY, 10017
T: (212) 986-8783
F: (212) 697-4282
E: greater-ny@cff.org

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Manhattan Office

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Welcome to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Greater New York Chapter – Manhattan Office. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF). We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support.
Our mission is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the diesase the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care. 
To achieve our goals, we partner with supporters who share our common vision of a world without cystic fibrosis. Together, we raise awareness and funds by holding fundraising events throughout all five boroughs of New York City. We hope that you will share in our cause by joining an event committee; recruiting companies, families and friends to start Great Strides walk teams; signing up to bike in our Cycle for Life event; volunteering time at our office; helping organize a gala, or joining our Young Professional Leadership Committee. Your involvement will help us reach our goals. Please take a moment to visit our events calendar below.


Read about the CF Foundation in Discover Magazine here.
Click Here to view the video from our 2013 Scientific Update.
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Speak Out. Get Involved. Inspire Action.
Advocacy is just one more way you can make a difference for people with CF.

"Advocacy is so important to us as members of Congress because we want to hear from you...We want to know what it's like day to day, (the) lifestyle and problems you face because that is the kind of things that is going to motivate members of Congress to be involved too."
-Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA)

Read about our recent advocacy initiatives:
Volunteer Advocates "March on the Hill" to Educate, Gain Support for Members of Congress

Greater NY Chapter Teens Walk the Hills of Congress 

March on the Hill:


Teen Advocacy Day:


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Greater NY Chapter State Advocacy Chair, Melissa Shiffman, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, 7th District, and Trina Ward Fontaine, Greater NY Chapter staff member, during March on the Hill, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s signature annual advocacy event. 

Advocating for Cystic Fibrosis can help:

  • Advance Cystic Fibrosis research and drug development
  • Promote access to care
  • Raise awareness of Cystic Fibrosis







For more information on advocacy,
please
 click here.

Questions? Please contact Trina Fontaine at kfontaine@cff.org 

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Register Today and Take Great Strides!

Join us for a day of fun and camaraderie as tens of thousands of people across the country take Great Strides! Click here to see where there are walk sites in our area.











 

In the Spotlight

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Heroic 'Cyster' Act
Heroic 'cyster' act for six friends who received double lung transplants and are triumphing over lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis. Read more! 
teen advocacy
Greater NY Chapter Teens Walk the Hills of Congress
Click here to view the Teen Advocacy Day article.
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Beth Israel’s Cystic Fibrosis Care Center Wins Competition!!
The staff of Beth Israel’s CF Care Center rallied behind team leader Lashanda Dandrich in response to a Great Strides Care Center Challenge issued by the GNY Chapter. Click here to read more!

News and Events

01/21/2015   President Obama Highlights Cystic Fibrosis in 2015 State of the Union Address
01/20/2015   Medical Student with CF to Join Michelle Obama at State of the Union Address
01/14/2015   FDA Sets Target Review Date for Combination Therapy for People with Two Copies of F508del Mutation of CF
01/08/2015   Legislation Introduced to Protect Access to Clinical Trials for People with CF
01/06/2015   More than 600 Gather for Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Chapter’s Breath of Life Gala
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