About Our Great Strides Walk
Every Great Strides participant is driven by a dream that all people with cystic fibrosis should have the chance to live a long, healthy life. By joining us at Great Strides, you can help make a difference for people living with CF.
How you can participate:
Register. Register to participate in-person or virtually at a Great Strides event and help us ensure that everyone with CF has the chance to live a long, healthy life.
Recruit others to join you. Invite friends, family, and co-workers to join you in-person or virtually.
Fundraise. Fundraise online by leveraging the tools in the Participant Center, the Fight CF mobile app, and Fundraise on Facebook to reach your goal. Create a passion fundraising event by developing a fundraising event through your favorite hobby, activity, or passion.
Share your story and start fundraising. Share why you are participating in Great Strides through email and social media, and ask your friends and family to support your efforts by donating. You can use the participant center, the Fight CF mobile app, or Facebook Fundraising to reach your goal.
Join us on walk day. Come together with family, friends, and colleagues to celebrate our collective efforts and commitment to find a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis.
At the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, we commit to equity, racial justice, diversity, and inclusion as core principles guiding our efforts to provide all people with CF the opportunity to live long, fulfilling lives. We strive to host inclusive and accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. Please be aware that a 3-week notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for the Foundation to arrange. If you have a disability and require accommodations to fully participate in this activity, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the Western Carolina - Charlotte office at 704-321-7852
Thank you Sponsors.
We want to thank our generous national sponsors National Silver Sponsors AbbVie and Vertex, our National Great Strides Sponsors Genentech, Nestle Health Science, and Viatris. Thank you, American Airlines, our Outstanding Corporate Supporter.
We also want to thank our local sponsors who continue to help advance our mission.
In lieu of cash, we ask that you make all payments/contributions to the CF Foundation with a credit card or check. We accept all major credit cards. Thank you for your understanding.
Events may be subject to change based on health or safety concerns. If an event is moved to virtual, sponsorship benefits may be adjusted to fit that format. If an event is cancelled your local contact will reach out to discuss options.