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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

The Celtic Connection

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Save the Date!    When: Saturday, March 4th, 2017 from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Where: Boston Marriott Newton 2345 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA 02466 Dinner Tickets are $50/person VIP Cocktail Reception & Dinner Ticket are $150/person Contact Bob Healy at 781-447-1447 or e-mail: bobhealy125@msn.com For more information and to view the full flyer, click...
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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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Preparing for Awareness Month with social media, proclamations and our 2nd annual Virtual Walk

Preparing for Awareness Month with social media, proclamations and our 2nd annual Virtual Walk
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
The Alpha-1 Foundation will again mark Alpha-1 Awareness Month, designed to increase knowledge about Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1), throughout November. Alphas from all over the United States participated in Virtual Walks.  People who have Alpha-1 and those who support them will hold educational events, participate in fundraisers for research to find a cure, and share their...
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