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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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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

Celtic Connection honors AlphaNet, raises more than $133,000 for Alpha-1 Foundation

Celtic Connection honors AlphaNet, raises more than $133,000 for Alpha-1 Foundation
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The ninth annual Celtic Connection recognized AlphaNet for $50 million in contributions to the Alpha-1 Foundation. Robert C. Barrett receives his Shillelagh award from Sheila Favazza. The event’s well-known Shillelagh award was presented to AlphaNet President and CEO Robert C. Barrett, who is also the Foundation’s executive vice president and chief financial...
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Celtic Connection to honor AlphaNet for $50 million in contributions

Celtic Connection to honor AlphaNet for $50 million in contributions
Monday, February 27, 2017
The Celtic Connection, an annual Building Friends for a Cure event to raise awareness of Alpha-1 and generate funding for research and related programs of the Alpha-1 Foundation, will honor AlphaNet this year for reaching a $50 million milestone in contributions to the Foundation. Irish dancers AlphaNet is a not-for-profit health management organization for Alphas that has long been a...
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Patients increasingly influence direction of medical research

Patients increasingly influence direction of medical research
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Patients and their advocates are getting an ever-larger voice in how medical research is carried out. They participate in the design of experiments and have a greater say in what outcomes they care about most — and it's not always simply living longer. Sharon Terry Sharon Terry has lived through a couple of decades during which patients went from being complete outsiders to...
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50s-style dance raises money for Alpha-1 research and related programs

50s-style dance raises money for Alpha-1 research and related programs
Monday, October 31, 2016
At the Goodwill Fire Company in Hyde Park, Pennsylvania, the clock got turned back a little early to benefit a good cause. Marian and Larry Hoffman The fire hall was the scene Saturday of the "American Bandstand Alpha-1 Friends for a Cure Dance," hosted by Larry and Marian Hoffman of Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania. The fundraiser had a 1950s theme that incorporated the movie...
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