Pleasanton Great Strides: Walking to Cure Cystic Fibrosis!
Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
Grab your friends, family, coworkers, and even your dog—and take the 5K challenge! The sense of accomplishment that you'll feel as you cross the finish line can only be matched by the difference you'll be making in the lives of those who battle cystic fibrosis. Then enjoy lunch, entertainment, activities, give-a-ways, and much more at our finish-line festival!!
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems of approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States. It is estimated that more than 10 million Americans are unknowing, symptomless carriers of the defective CF gene which means they are at greater risk for having a child with the disease. When the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was established in 1955, children with CF were not expected to live long enough to attend elementary school. Today, thanks to wise investments by the Foundation in CF research and care, over 45% of those with cystic fibrosis are adults!
Since it’s inception, the CF Foundation has become the nexus for an extraordinary community of parents, families and friends of people with CF, medical researchers and healthcare providers, donors and volunteers and more than 600 employees across the country in 73 offices—all working together to cure and control this disease. We have made some GREAT STRIDES...but we need your help to find a cure once and for all.
To learn more about cystic fibrosis and the CF Foundation, visit our web site: www.cff.org
Help us fundraise for a cure and REGISTER TODAY!
Contact Whitney at 415-989-6500 or email@example.com for questions.
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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support.
We are a nonprofit donor-supported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF, and ultimately to find a cure.
To learn more visit: http://www.cff.org/Chapters/nca/