Heart of America Chapter

Heart of America Chapter
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Welcome Welcome to the Heart of America Chapter

The Heart of America Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation welcomes you! Volunteers are the key to our success and the lifeblood of our organization. We have many opportunities for you to get involved. Your participation in any way will help us achieve our mission – finding a cure for all people with CF. Take a moment to check out our upcoming events and learn more!

Events Get involved with our local events

There are 4 upcoming events for this chapter.

Southwest Missouri Great Strides
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Greater Kansas City Great Strides
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Manhattan Great Strides
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Wichita Great Strides
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Supporters We’d like to thank the people and businesses that support us
Platinum National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Platinum National Corporate Champions!

abbvie American Airlines
Gold National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Gold National Corporate Champions!

CHOATE The Collective
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Key Supporters

The Heart of America Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes and thanks our supporters for their generosity and support in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

AmWins Group Kansas City Blue Cross Blue Shield Brown & Riding Burns And McDonnell CARSTAR Creating Tomorrows Davis Moore Ideal Tool and Manufacturing Ken Selzer and Deb Grimes LDF Lee Aerospace Lockton Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Trinity Precision Westward Investment Advisaory
For information on how you can become a supporter, please call (816) 406-3935.
Care Centers
Find a CF Care Center Near You

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers provide expert care and specialized disease management to people living with cystic fibrosis.

Meet Our Local Team Heart of America Chapter Board and Staff

Peggy Henley, Kansas City Board President
Karey Padding, Wichita Board President
Randy Ball
Kory Barrett
Morgan Barrett
Becki Bassette
Matthew Bell
Dr. Philip Black
Andrea Boman
Brian Boman
Lyndsey Buzzard
Annette Campbell
Marti Dart
Roger Dart
Karen Downing
Jim DuCharme
Stephanie DuCharme
Gayle Florio
Mike Florio

Paul Freeman
Stephanie Freeman
Deb Grimes
Beau Guyette
Mary Hope
Dr. Michael Lewis
Lyndsay Marriott
Anthony Martinex
Julie McNeil
Ellen Meier
Dr. Joel Mermis
Nicole Million
Linette Robben
Ken Selzer
Ashley Severin
Dr. Natalie Sollo
Bethany Tullis
Margaret Walker



2405 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-406-3935
Email: heartofamerica@cff.org

Dana Wilson
Executive Director

Jillain Williams
Senior Development Director

Amy Nyberg
Senior Development Manager

Kisha Blair
Development Manager

Gloria Kahler
Administrative Manager