The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is pleased to announce the 2011 GREAT STRIDES Kent Island – Bridges on Kent Narrows Walk will be held on Sunday, June 12th. Walkers will register at Bridges on Kent Narrows Restaurant beginning at 8:30am and enjoy a walk to Fishergate, Inc. on the Cross Island Trail. To make a donation or pre-register to walk, please go to www.cff.org or email Maryland@cff.org or call 410-628-0795 or 800-731-2873.
GREAT STRIDES is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fundraiser celebrating its 23rd anniversary. Your donation and involvement in this Kent Island event will help raise the dollars necessary to assure the development of the means to cure and control this genetic disease affecting approximately 30,000 children and adults. Although the progress in research, gene therapy and new medicines has been remarkable; adding to the quality of life for people with CF – more must be done to find a cure.
Thanks to generous donations and support, GREAT STRIDES is the most efficient event for the CF Foundation and has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the United States, and is an accredited charity of the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Federal Tax ID is #52-6019357.
The Chairman of the 2011 GREAT STRIDES Kent Island – Bridges on Kent Narrows Walk is Queen Anne’s County resident, Tammy Shay, CF Aunt. Please call 410-490-1945 for more information about the event.