CF Cycle for Life Corporate Challenge 2019
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Challenges the Metro DC Corporate Community to Join in their Pursuit to End Cystic Fibrosis (CF) through the 9th Annual Metro DC CF Cycle for Life Corporate Challenge.
Goal set to raise $100K in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s mission.
[AUGUST 16, 2019 | BETHESDA, MD] – The Metro DC Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its 9th Annual CF Cycle for Life as part of one of the largest national events to raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis, a rare, genetic disease that progressively limits the ability to breathe and ultimately causes premature death. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is challenging the Metro DC corporate community to participate and compete for the most miles ridden by one team in support of their mission. The ride will take place on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Virginia Village, Leesburg, VA.
“Together with our community we are transforming cystic fibrosis from a deadly childhood disease to the best story in medicine,” said Brigitte Keen/Metro DC Chapter. She went on to say, “When the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was first founded, children with CF typically did not live long enough to attend elementary school. Today, people with CF are achieving milestones like going to college and starting families of their own. We are making incredible progress, but we can’t do it alone. We invite everyone in the Metro DC area to help us make ‘CF’ stand for ‘Cure Found.”
In 2018, the Foundation spent an estimated $188 million to uncover new treatments for CF and to support the delivery of high-quality, specialized care for people with the disease—the most in the organization’s history. This year, the Foundation hopes to raise $4 million through CF Cycle for Life to help advance its mission to find a cure and empower all people with CF to live full, productive lives.
To learn more about the 2019 Corporate Challenge, contact Brigitte Keen (email@example.com).
Details About the Metro DC CF Cycle for Life The ride will take place on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Virginia Village, Leesburg, VA. Registration opens at 7AM and the program will start promptly at 8AM. The ride consists of 20, 40, and 65-mile routes through beautiful Leesburg. This is a fully supported ride, with rest stops, maintenance, SAG, and HAM radio operators. When cyclists cross the finish-line,
they will be greeted with a finisher’s medal and entry to an Oktoberfest celebration complete with food, beverages, and music. Family and friends are welcome to support cyclists and volunteer for the event.
How to Register To get involved in Cycle for Life and help fight CF, please call the Metro DC Chapter at 301657-8444 or visit http://fightcf.cff.org/metrodccycle to register.
The CF Foundation is an accredited charity of the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance.
About the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. The Foundation funds more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support. Based in Bethesda, Md., the Foundation also supports and accredits a national care center network that has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as a model of care for a chronic disease. The CF Foundation is a donor-supported nonprofit organization. For more information, please go to www.CFF.org.
Contact: Brigitte Keen 301-215-7427 | firstname.lastname@example.org
4550 Montgomery Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.
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