Welcome to our team fundraising page supporting Cole's Champions! To view a short video and see what Cole's up to these days go to www.colesfight.com.
There are approximately 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis (CF). They are moms, dads, sisters, brothers, daughters, sons, friends and co-workers who can struggle every day just to breathe. One of these children is our 16 year old son Cole and we are asking for your help today to aid us in our fight against CF.
Cole was diagnosed with CF when he was only 1 month old. We really didn't know what to expect for our son. We also didn't know what kind of support was already in place for families like ours and what amazing work had already been taking place for decades before Cole's diagnosis. Because of organizations like the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation we now have an incredible amount of hope for Cole and all those living with CF. More importantly, the research that they have helped to fund has led to a number of advances that are extending the lives of those living with CF while we continue striding towards a cure...today, we're asking you to help us continue this fight.
Will you join us? If you'd like to support our team you can make a donation here and share this page with your friends and families to help us spread the word.
By supporting us, you are joining a growing group of people committed to finding a cure for CF. Together, we are adding tomorrows to the lives of people living with CF by supporting the search for a cure.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, indoor events sponsored by the CF Foundation are strictly prohibited at this time. Scheduled outdoor events must adhere to strict requirements to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infection. Events may be subject to change at any time based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON ATTENDANCE AT OUTDOOR FOUNDATION EVENTS:
To minimize the risk of COVID-19 infection, attendees at CF Foundation events must adhere to the following requirements:
Practice physical distancing and maintain at least a safe 6-foot distance from persons outside of their household at all times
Face masks strongly encouraged and expected to be worn in accordance with local guidelines. (Note, children under two years of age should not wear masks due to safety concerns and therefore should not attend CF Foundation events where there is risk of interacting with someone outside of their household.)
Follow basic infection, prevention and control practices by regularly washing hands with soap and water or with an alcohol-based hand gel, covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your inner elbow.
Persons with CF should consult their physician before participation in any in-person event as they may be at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. People with CF should maintain a safe 6-foot distance from persons outside of their household at all times.
FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS:
For the health and wellbeing of the CF community, those eligible to be vaccinated are required to be fully vaccinated to join us in-person for the event. If you are not fully vaccinated, we invite you to participate virtually if that option exists.
We do not plan to ask for you to provide proof of vaccination. We are, however, counting on the fact that you appreciate the potential consequences of exposing members of the CF community to COVID and will abide by this requirement.
We cannot guarantee that all people in attendance at the event, including participants, sponsors, volunteers, and vendors, have been fully vaccinated.