12/07 Holiday Greenery Sale to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis
Holiday Greenery Sale to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis
This holiday season, Good 2 Go Event Management is sponsoring a Holiday Greenery Sale. All Proceeds from the sale will benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
For further information or to place an order: Contact Karin Zielinski at 407-542-4929 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What Is Cystic Fibrosis?
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide). A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that:
- clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections; and
- obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down and absorb food.
In the 1950s, few children with cystic fibrosis lived to attend elementary school. Today, advances in research and medical treatments have further enhanced and extended life for children and adults with CF. Many people with the disease can now expect to live into their 30s, 40s and beyond.