It wasn't until my son was born with cystic fibrosis that I became motivated to raise money for a cause. In the past three years, I have learned quickly how to manage my time and maximize donations.
Being a part of the CF Foundation has given me so much more than I could have ever imagined. That is why my wife, Nanette, and I have made a commitment to people with cystic fibrosis for years to come by making a legacy gift, an enduring statement of our values.
I thought I would never get married -- I didn't want to burden anyone else with my CF. But, after meeting Ramon, we knew we wanted to get married and the only gift we wanted was time.
I started “striding” in 2011 and have made it a goal to participate every year. Here are the top five reasons why I stride and think others should too:
Having spent her career working for a cure for cystic fibrosis, Patty Burks is still not content. She wants to remember her son in a way that makes a difference for others. That's why she has made the CF Foundation a beneficiary of her life insurance policy. This gift to the Foundation meets a need in her heart.
Read how one grandmother is adding tomorrows.
Ever wonder, “Does my donation make a difference?” For people with cystic fibrosis like Jake Bachman, your generosity will give him a chance for the future. This Giving Tuesday, give to an organization that's determined to find a cure for all people with cystic fibrosis.
Learn how nurse practitioner and CF care provider Jennifer Hamilton helped lead the implementation and execution of infection prevention and control guidelines at her CF clinic.
An award-winning chef shares his recipe for people with cystic fibrosis, just in time for the holidays.
A reality show inspired this family to create an ingenious fundraising and awareness event for cystic fibrosis.