Important Note on Attendance at Foundation Events
To reduce the risk of getting and spreading germs at CF Foundation-sponsored events, we ask that everyone follow basic best practices by regularly cleaning your hands with soap and water or with an alcohol-based hand gel, covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your inner elbow and maintaining a safe 6-foot distance from anyone with a cold or infection.
Medical evidence shows that germs may spread among people with CF through direct and indirect contact, as well as through droplets that travel short distances when a person coughs or sneezes. These germs can lead to worsening symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To further help reduce the risk of cross-infection, the Foundation’s attendance policy recommends inviting only one person with CF to an indoor Foundation-sponsored event at a specific time.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has unrestricted financial reserves of about 13 times its 2018 budgeted expenses following a one-time royalty sale in 2014. These funds, along with the public’s continuing support, are needed to help accelerate our efforts to pursue a cure for this fatal disease, fund development of new therapies, and help all people with CF live full, productive lives. For more information about the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, visit cff.org. To request a copy of the Foundation’s Annual Report, email email@example.com or call 800-FIGHT-CF.