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The local Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is looking for interested individuals to participate as a team leader in any of our six (6) Great Strides walks in Northeast Ohio. You can form a family/friend team or a team from your company to help raise vital dollars for CF research! We have walks in the following locations: Cleveland, Lake County, Akron, Canton, Willard, Holmes County, Ashtabula and Mahoning/Trumbull. Please visit http://greatstrides.cff.org for more information.
What Is GREAT STRIDES?
GREAT STRIDES has been the CF Foundation's largest national fund-raiser since 1988.Participants of all ages collect donations to help support vital CF research and care programs. In addition to being a fun, family event, GREAT STRIDES provides your company with team-building opportunities. And, rest assured, your donation will be well spent, as more than 90 cents of every dollar raised by the CF Foundation is used to support CF programs. GREAT STRIDES In CF Research In 1955, children with CF were not expected to see their first day of elementary school. Today, more than 40 percent of the CF population is over the age of 18.Remarkable progress, but not good enough.We need your help to add tomorrows every day for people with CF!