I'm Molly Sagan and I'm Will Sagan
Our good friend Brooke was born with Cystic Fibrosis. This disease means she needs help breathing and her mommy and daddy work hard to keep her lungs healthy.
She goes to lots of doctors appointments and needs lots of special care.
Right now there is no cure for this disease.
If we don't help, her life and many others could be cut short.
This Saturday we will be walking to support Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
We are raising money so the doctors can find better medicine and a cure to help our friend Brooke and all the kids like her.
We would like to raise $200 for this walk. We will be walking 3 miles in her honor.
Please consider even donating $5 to help us reach our goal.
(Your donation help us get one step closer to a cure for cystic fibrosis – a rare, genetic, life-shortening disease that makes it difficult to breathe.
What Is Cystic Fibrosis?
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide). A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that:
- clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections; and
- obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down and absorb food
In the 1950s, few children with cystic fibrosis lived to attend elementary school. Today, advances in research and medical treatments have further enhanced and extended life for children and adults with CF. Many people with the disease can now expect to live into their 30s, 40s and beyond.
Please support us!
We are at a pivotal moment in the history of cystic fibrosis and your support matters. With your help, we can invest our resources in research today, while raising funds for tomorrow, to ensure we have what it takes to reach the finish line. Together, we can make CF stand for Cure Found. Please help us reach our fundraising goal!