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Building Friends for a Cure

Ever wonder how you can make a difference?

Want to help the Alpha-1 Foundation, but don’t know where to start?

Everyone has something that they are good at. So why not use that talent to create a fundraiser? You can put together a walk, themed dinner, bowling night or a game night. No matter what your event idea may be, the Foundation is here to help you plan from start to finish.

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Create your own event ideas:

Don’t know what type of event you want to throw? You might get inspired by others who have volunteered their time to put on fundraisers to help raise awareness and funds for Alpha-1 research.

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Events

“Prairie Walk” to raise awareness of Alpha-1 and funding for research

“Prairie Walk” to raise awareness of Alpha-1 and funding for research
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Soon after Jim Keith was diagnosed with Alpha-1 lung disease last year, he entered a program of exercise and education designed to help him improve his physical condition. The Historic Corron Farm will be the site of the "Prairie Walk for the Cure of Alpha-1" on Aug. 27. Keith, 46, of Elburn, Illinois, is looking forward to a lung transplant, but knows he must get into better shape and...
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Denver Walk raises nearly $13,000 to fight Alpha-1, still climbing toward goal of $15,000

Denver Walk raises nearly $13,000 to fight Alpha-1, still climbing toward goal of $15,000
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
An event that heightened awareness of Alpha-1 and raised money to help find a cure brought more than 75 people together under a beautiful, clear-blue sky framed by a backdrop of picturesque mountains. More than 75 people joined the Step Forward for Alpha-1 Walk in Colorado earlier this month. The Step Forward for Alpha-1 Walk in the Denver suburb of Littleton, Colorado on Sunday, Aug. 7...
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More than 100 Alphas and supporters to join George Washington Bridge Walk on June 18

More than 100 Alphas and supporters to join George Washington Bridge Walk on June 18
Friday, June 10, 2016
Cara Brininstool’s mother, Christy, had always lived a very active and healthy life. So when she suddenly had trouble breathing as she played a round of golf one day, she knew something was wrong. Cara Brininstool and her mom, Christy Doctors treated her for asthma, but after eight months without an improvement, she was tested and diagnosed with Alpha-1.  Since her 2008...
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50s Friends for a Cure Dance

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
50s Friends for a Cure Dance  Saturday, October 29, 2016  Shoemakersville, PA  Contact: Larry or Marian Hoffman, alfalfaalphagroup@gmail.com
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