May is CF Awareness Month!
Roughly 30,000 children and adults in the United States have cystic fibrosis, and 1,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. This CF Awareness Month, we invite you to take action and spread the word about CF.
Great Strides provides a fantastic opportunity for family, friends, students, co-workers and colleagues to come together in support of a worthy cause. Register today.
Our Advocacy Toolkit has lots of resources designed to help you effect change.
Review CF basics, from symptoms of CF to key statistics.
Get answers to FAQs such as "How is CF diagnosed?" and "What CF treatments or therapies are available?"
Learn about testing for CF, including the sweat test and newborn screening.
The resources below can help you raise awareness on your own social media pages.
Use one of our pre-written tweets to spread the word on Twitter:
Update your Facebook cover photo. Click on one of the images below and save the image file to your computer. Then, you can upload the image as a cover photo to your personal Facebook page.
Watch and share one of our recent videos, about a day in the life of an adult with CF, in our new “Living Today, Adding Tomorrows series.” To share the video, just copy and paste the following link onto your website, blog, or Facebook wall: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfccmBfMzfQ
Visit our YouTube channel to watch more Foundation videos.