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Bean Corcoran, CT Annual Fund Chair

Please join me in supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Partners in Progress Annual Fund

Well it's 2018, my son Will is 21 years old and I'm asking you to support the CFF Annual Fund again! Will is currently an undergraduate majoring in Environmental Studies, with a Writing minor.  Will is heavily involved on campus, as he is a part of Student Government, the Environmental Collaboration Organization, Boulder Society, and a student representative on the Socially Responsible Investment Advisory Council. All of this while doing 4 chest therapies each day! He's amazing, and we are asking that you support us in our fight to save his life, again.

 

 

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Partners in Progress Annual Fund



The Story

Cystic fibrosis is a life-shortening, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and progressively limits the ability to breathe. In people with CF, a defective gene causes a thick, buildup of mucus in the lungs, pancreas and other organs. In the lungs, the mucus clogs the airways and traps bacteria leading to infections, extensive lung damage and eventually, respiratory failure. In the pancreas, the mucus prevents the release of digestive enzymes that allow the body to break down food and absorb vital nutrients.

To carry out its lifesaving mission, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation depends upon the generosity of people like you. The Foundation’s Partners in Progress Annual Fund enables you to give directly to our mission in support of CF research and specialized care, as well as greater access to assistance and patient engagement initiatives.

Please consider making a contribution – your support at any level is greatly appreciated.  Together we can continue to add tomorrows for those living with CF.

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