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Real progress toward a cure has been made, but the lives of young people with cystic fibrosis (CF) are still cut far too short. We urgently need the public’s continued support to fulfill our mission and help add tomorrows for those with the disease.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has raised and invested hundreds of millions of dollars to help develop CF drugs and therapies. Through our efforts, the life expectancy of a child with CF has doubled in the last 30 years, and research to find a cure is more promising than ever before.
Year after year, volunteers make every GREAT STRIDES walk site both fun and successful. Their dedication has helped GREAT STRIDES become one of the most effective and efficient fundraising efforts.
There is something for everyone!
Walk Setup Join the early bird crew and help set up tables, tents and chairs for the event.
Clean Up Help with breaking down tables, chairs, banners and more.
Registration Volunteers Collect walker pledge envelopes, register participants and hand out T-Shirts and route maps.
Greeters Direct participants to the right area and assist with filling out participant envelopes.
Walk Route Monitors Cheer our walkers along the route with pom-poms and noise makers. Keep them pumped up and motivated while walking. This volunteer position is great for groups!
Kid’s Korner Help make the day fun for kids with arts and crafts and other activities.
Route Marking Assist with marking walk route and setting up signage along the route.
Rest Stops Cheer walkers and hand out beverages at one of our rest stops along the route. This position is also great for groups!
Food Volunteers Food volunteers will help set up food and beverages in the designated area, as well as serve food items to each participant.
Finish Line Volunteers Cheer on walkers as they come in and help set-up and breakdown the area.
Entertainers If you are a clown, magician, balloon artist or have another unique talent and would like to donate your time, please contact us.
Photographers We need photographers who can volunteer to take photos of teams, sponsors, start and finish line, route and celebration photos.
235 Montgomery St., Suite 724, San Francisco, CA 94104, US
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a nonprofit donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. The Foundation is the leading organization in the United States devoted to cystic fibrosis. It funds and accredits more than 115 CF care centers, 95 adult care programs and 50 affiliate programs, and more than 80 chapters and branch offices nationwide. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is one of the most efficient organizations of its kind. It has received a four-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the United States and is an accredited charity of the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance.
The Northern California Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation organizes fundraising events to raise money to eradicate CF, a life-threatening disease.
985 Hellyer AveHellyer Park - Buena Vista AreaSan Jose, CA 95111
April 2, 2020