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.
Although not part of my son's “official” care team, our local pharmacist plays a key role in his cystic fibrosis care.
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:
When I ran into a particularly difficult situation with my last job, the “d” word entered my lexicon for the first time: disability. While my life doesn't look like I thought it would, I have come to accept where I am and gained a new perspective on work and life.
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.
An award-winning chef shares his recipe for people with cystic fibrosis, just in time for the holidays.