The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation joined 72 chronic and rare disease organizations to send a letter to President-elect Trump and Congressional leadership.
As part of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's eighth annual Teen Advocacy Day, more than 75 teens from 35 states met with elected officials in Washington, D.C., on June 23 and advocated on behalf of their loved ones with cystic fibrosis.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's tenth annual March on the Hill saw more than 80 volunteer advocates from 34 states convene in Washington, D.C. to speak with their members of Congress about cystic fibrosis and ways that elected officials can support the CF community and our search for a cure.
On Feb. 25, members of CF Foundation leadership and advocates from the CF community joined President Obama, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis S. Collins, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert M. Califf, White House staff and other stakeholders at the Precision Medicine Initiative Summit (PMI), hosted by the White House.
On Feb. 24 and 25, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation presented three Legislative Champion Awards to Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) for their ardent support of the CF community and their sponsorship of S. 139/H.R. 209, the Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act.
Feb. 25 will mark the tenth anniversary of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's signature advocacy event, March on the Hill. Nearly 75 advocates will come together in Washington, D.C. to meet with their elected officials on behalf of their loved ones, who are living with cystic fibrosis.