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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

Walk in Memory of Jim Quill

Walk in Memory of Jim Quill
Friday, April 5, 2019
Join the Quill Family for a Walk in Memory of Jim Quill Husband, father, dear friend and leader; one of the many words use to describe Jim.  Jim was on the Alpha-1 Foundation Board of Directors since 2012 and recently served as the Vice Chair and Treasurer. He was a dedicated AlphaNet Coordinator for 10 years and retired as the General Manager for AlphaNet, in 2018. He was loved...
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Alpha-1 Duck Race

Alpha-1 Duck Race
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Get your ducks in line... We are having a Alpha-1 Duck Race!     Saturday, August 17, 2019                                                                    Laurel Run Park       ...
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The Celtic Connection 2019: The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow

The Celtic Connection 2019: The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow
Sunday, March 17, 2019
The 2019 Celtic Connection, an annual Building Friends for a Cure event held in Boston, Massachusetts, joined 385 guests for a great night to raise awareness and over $138,000 for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) research and related programs. Alphas, families, and supporters kicked-off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Saturday, March 2nd, dressed in all green to fill the room...
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The Johnsons are ready to party for a cure… ‘80s style!

The Johnsons are ready to party for a cure… ‘80s style!
Friday, February 15, 2019
Richard and Sarah Johnson of St. Johns, Florida, have not stop believing in the mission of the Alpha-1 Foundation. Eleven years ago, when their son Lucas and daughter Grace were diagnosed with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) they made a commitment to raising awareness and dollars towards a cure. The Johnson family has been involved with the Alpha-1 community ever since and have been a...
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