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.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people raise millions of dollars for Great Strides -- the CF Foundation's largest national fundraising event. But did you know that the staff of the national office in Bethesda, Md., form their own department teams and also raise money alongside the CF community?
Meet my son Kiran, a happy, charming and adorable 18-month-old with CF. We're telling his story this #GivingTuesday to raise awareness and funds for the CF Foundation. Donate today.
Over the past 20 years, I've learned a lot when it comes to raising funds to support my daughter, who has cystic fibrosis. Here are some tips for connecting with sponsors to ensure fundraising success.
After my son, Zach, was diagnosed with this cystic fibrosis, my wife and I began to understand the many challenges associated with it. We quickly realized we wanted to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation so we could help our son in every way possible. Here are some fundraising ideas that were simple, yet effective, for us in securing donations.
I kept at riding because every time my lungs would get tight, I thought of people with CF who would give anything to be out of breath just because they were riding up a hill.
I'm so excited for the 2017 Volunteer Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas! We can't wait to share the conference with everyone both in Dallas and via the live stream.
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.
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: