About Our Great Strides Walk

ANNOUNCEMENT!

Please note that our virtual event date has changed to September 18th!

Stride Your Way in 2021! Enlist friends and family to do something you all love and share your photos and videos with the Northern New England Chapter.

Did you know that we have a NEW Updated app? This will allow you to track you miles! If you have been using an old app for Great Strides get the new one today in the Play Store or Apple Store search for the Fight CF App.  You may want to check out Tips and Tricks for using the activity tracking in the mobile app.

Important Save the Dates:

  • April 1st: Stay tuned to Kick-Off Great Strides Season with the Northern New England Chapter
  • April 4th: Do you want your Great Strides T-Shirt by the Virtual Walk Date? All those that are registered with $100 next to their name by April 4th will receive their shirt in the mail!
  • April 25th- May 1st: Exciting Contest! Details to come!
  • May 15th: Tune in to Virtual Great Strides *more information coming soon!

Teams that raise $5,000 will receive a personalized Facebook Banner to display on your Facebook Page.

We can’t wait to bring the CF community together for Great Strides!

Every 2021 CF Foundation event will feature several virtual components and experiences to help make a difference for people living with cystic fibrosis. The CF Foundation will also host a very small number of in-person events that can safely be held outdoors. 

Stay up to date on how our chapter plans to safely bring the community together and make CF stand for Cure Found by registering today.

Register. Register and participate virtually in this year’s Great Strides event and help us stay the course and advance our mission in an uncertain time. While we won’t be together in person, we will be together in spirit, showing the strength of our community and passion to find a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis.

Recruit. Recruit others to participate with you! Friends, family, and co-workers can join you virtually from anywhere in the world.

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 virtual passion fundraising event by developing a fundraising event through your favorite hobby, activity, or passion.

Share your Journey. Wear a Great Strides shirt, team shirt, or your Cystic Fibrosis Foundation branded apparel, while you walk in your neighborhood!  Track your activity on the mobile app so you and your team can walk together and with others across the country.  Share how you are striding by sharing your story and posting a selfie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Make sure to tag the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (@CF_Foundation) and use the hashtag #GreatStrides to keep the energy and momentum going strong!

Celebrate.  Join us for a virtual celebration! Contact the chapter to learn more.

Event Details to Mark on Your Calendar.

Virtual Event: September 18, 2021

Thank you Sponsors

We want to thank our generous national sponsors - gold national sponsor, AbbVie, our silver national sponsors, Vertex, Genentech, and Gilead, and our bronze sponsor, Viatris. Thank you, American Airlines, our Outstanding Corporate Supporter.

We also want to thank our local sponsors who continue to help advance our mission.

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Please note: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has gone cashless. 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 understanding.