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.
We asked -- and hundreds of you answered -- how you pass the time during long treatments. Check out what the CF community told us when we asked what makes you #morethanCF.
In our first 2016 “Living Today” video, Wes Parsel, 27, talks about almost everyone's New Year resolution: exercise. The big difference is that he's been doing this his whole life, in addition to his daily treatment routine.
For those of us without a medication that targets our cystic fibrosis mutation, it's important to remember that our life with CF is a marathon.
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.
Exercise has been an important part of my life all my life. Here are some tips I have developed along the way.
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.
After turning 60, I decided to mark the milestone by creating a “living list,” 60 things I could do to raise awareness and money for cystic fibrosis care.
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.