VanZanten Voyagers are led by Kari who is a 39yr old mother of 3 fun loving kids and is a double lung transplant recipiant, Cystic Fibrosis warrior. She lost her younger brother and sister in law to CF in 2012. She lives each day with the faith that they are breathing easy in their happily everafter. Kari loves traveling and camping with her husband of almost 12 years and their 3 children. She is 8 months post transplant and is truly grateful for her second chance at life.
Makayla's crew have been walking with Great Strides for many years. She is a brave, spirited young lady living with Cystic Fibrosis who is full of life. She keeps herself physicaly active in dance and has strengthened her lungs by playing the trombone. She was diagnosed at 6 months of age with Cystic Fibrosis and has struggled with multiple sinus issues. Today she looks and acts like any regular middleschooler but at home she must stay vigulent with breathing treatments and other medications. Normal life is different for everone and Makayla and her family make "normal life" worth every minute.
There are approximately 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis. They are moms, dads, sisters, brothers, daughters, sons, and friends who struggle every day just to breathe. Will you join us and support our fundraising goal?
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