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2013-05-17 16:24:14

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces "Walk Weekend" - Great Strides Fundraising Events Held Nationwide May 18-19 BETHESDA, Md., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walks in nearly every state this weekend will raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis as part of Great Strides, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraising event. Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that causes debilitating lung infections and premature death. "Every walker who joins Great...

2013-05-17 12:23:35

BETHESDA, Md., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ROSS Companies walked in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) on May 15(th) in Bethesda, MD. With more than $3,350 in donations raised to date for the foundation, 20 ROSS Companies' team members walked in the Great Strides event which began at 5:30pm on Wednesday, May 15(th) at Bethesda Row. Elaine De Lude, Chief Marketing Officer of ROSS Companies, says charitable and community-based activities are very important to the firm. "Giving...

2013-05-15 00:21:02

Local Fundraiser Part of Nationwide Effort to Battle Fatal Disease ATLANTA, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today the launch of Great Strides, a national walk that generates critical funds to support lifesaving cystic fibrosis research, education and care. The 2013 goal of Great Strides, the largest CF fundraiser, is to raise $40 million nationwide.  In 2012 Atlanta hosted the largest CF walk in the country, and raised...

2012-07-30 10:24:22

BETHESDA, Md., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation officially unveiled today a new visual identity and logo. The new mark bears the words, adding tomorrows - the organization's tagline - and features the image of a rising sun, symbolizing past progress and hope for the future for all people with the disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/DC48724LOGO) The new logo, which is only the second in the CF Foundation's history, captures the...

2012-07-16 23:02:55

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation held a successful Pipeline to a Cure Gala on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa with surfing legends in attendance. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 “Pipeline to a Cure 2012 was our most successful year ever. Because of all of our amazing sponsors, supporters and committee members we were able to raise $465,000 in net revenue! We are so thankful for everyone's support and love!” says Michael...

2012-07-14 23:00:30

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is pleased to announce that the Fifth Annual Pipeline to a Cure gala will be held on Saturday, July 14th, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Paul Motenko and Jerry Hennessy, Co-Founders of STACKED Restaurants are proud to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the Pipeline to A Cure Gala. The gala will be held on Saturday, July 14th, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and...

2012-05-17 06:25:04

Tens of Thousands Join Effort to Find a Cure During Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month BETHESDA, Md., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of people in more than 200 cities will participate in Great Strides walks May 19-20, 2012, to raise critical funds for cystic fibrosis research, education and care, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today. Great Strides is the largest national fundraiser for cystic fibrosis, a fatal genetic disease that causes debilitating...

2012-05-10 06:27:13

ATLANTA, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Georgia Chapter will hold its 22(nd) Annual GREAT STRIDES walk. The event will be held on Saturday, May 19th at the IC Courtyard on the Georgia Tech campus; registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Great Strides is a national fundraising program that aims to raise $40 million in 2012 to support vital cystic fibrosis research, education and care programs. It is the CF...

2012-05-02 06:25:11

SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synteract, Inc., a full-service contract research organization (CRO), and Rempex Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies to combat the growing issue of antibiotic resistance, have partnered for the third annual Great Strides fundraising walk to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation through participation and donations. Synteract and Rempex (on behalf of Aptalis Pharma) are also working together on clinical trials to...

2012-04-30 06:24:54

Every Canadian Called on to Fight for People Struggling with CF  TORONTO, April 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Tomorrow marks the first day of May, Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Cystic Fibrosis Canada shines the spotlight on 4,000 Canadians living with this fatal genetic disease, by raising awareness and funds for life-saving CF research and care.  "Every week, two children are diagnosed and one person dies from this devastating disease in Canada,"...