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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

Building Friends for a Cure honors community fundraisers; BFC program has raised more than $5 million over 10 years

Building Friends for a Cure honors community fundraisers; BFC program has raised more than $5 million over 10 years
Saturday, July 25, 2015
In the 20th anniversary year of the Alpha-1 Foundation, the Foundation's Building Friends for a Cure (BFC) program marked its own 10th anniversary and a total of more than $5 million raised in community fundraising events over the decade, during the BFC awards ceremony Friday night at the 24th annual Education Conference of the Alpha-1 community. Peg Iverson, organizer of two fundraising...
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2015 Alpha-1 National Conference opens with inspirational Appalachian Trail story, meetings with experts and session on community engagement

2015 Alpha-1 National Conference opens with inspirational Appalachian Trail story, meetings with experts and session on community engagement
Friday, July 24, 2015
The 24th annual National Education Conference of the Alpha-1 community officially began Friday afternoon with a two-hour "Meet the Experts" session at which Alphas were offered the chance to ask questions about both the lung and liver diseases of Alpha-1 to physicians who specialize in both those fields. Jonathan Maidment tells about his 6-month walk on the Appalachian Trail. All the doctors...
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Baxalta welcomes Alpha-1 patients at Town Hall meeting and fundraising "Spinnathon"

Baxalta welcomes Alpha-1 patients at Town Hall meeting and fundraising "Spinnathon"
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
John Walsh, co-founder and CEO of the Alpha-1 Foundation, and AlphaNet Coordinator Terry Leffler kicked off a "town hall" today  meeting today as part of the introduction of Baxalta,  a new biopharmaceutical company that is splitting off from Baxter International Inc.  The event was highlighted by a "Spinnathon" fundraiser, held in cooperation with the...
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