Recipients include five innovative programs from around the country that empower the CF community.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation presented five outstanding members of the CF community with awards at the 2019 Volunteer Leadership Conference. These included the Tomorrow's Leader Award, the Jena Award, the Alex Award, and the Dream Big Award.
On Oct. 4, the Warren Alpert Foundation honored five CF scientists, including Dr. Francis Collins, for their trailblazing work in CF research. The Foundation received special acknowledgement for our role in driving this progress, marking the first time that an organization has been recognized by the Alpert Foundation.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) the Breath of Life Legislator Award on Nov. 3 for her leadership in ensuring that people with cystic fibrosis have access to the adequate, affordable care they need to live full and healthy lives.
On April 7, the Foundation presented the Alex, Jena, and Dream Big Awards to leaders in the cystic fibrosis community for their dedication to the Foundation's mission of finding a cure.