Fundraising Events

CFRI Gala: A Breath of Fresh Air

Saturday, October 17, 2020

6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

University Club of Palo Alto, CA

CFRI’s A BREATH OF FRESH AIR – A GALA TO RAISE CYSTIC FIBROSIS AWARENESS AND SUPPORT THE SEARCH FOR A CF CURE. CFRI’s annual gala, held this year at the elegant University Club of Palo Alto, will celebrate CFRI’s 45 years of CF research progress. Enjoy bountiful delicacies and fine wine, bid on fabulous auction items, and dance the night away. Honor our 2020 CF Champion Award recipient, Mary Helmers, RN. All proceeds support CFRI’s research, education, support and advocacy programs to improve the lives of those affected by CF.

Sponsorship opportunities available – contact Mary at 650.665.7559.


A Breath of Fresh Air is sponsored to date by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, AbbVie, Chiesi USA, Gilead Sciences, and Genentech.

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Reaching New Heights: Supporting CF Solutions

Host a fundraiser and be a community hero.

You can have fun, raise CF awareness and change lives. All it takes is to bring your friends and community together to contribute towards cystic fibrosis.

You could throw a cocktail party, organize a walk-a-thon, host a yard sale or come up with your own creative way to build strength and support for the CF community.

Program Highlights

  • If you designate your fundraiser for CF Research Awards, all proceeds will be matched 100%!
  • You and your friends will be featured on CFRI’s website
  • Send us photos from your event, and we’ll post them on Instagram, Facebook and our weekly eNewsletter.


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Pasatiempo Golf Tournament

Golfers in pink at Pasatiempo golf course in Santa Cruz posing for a group photo

Monday, August 10, 2020 – SAVE THE DATE!
Pasatiempo Golf Club
20 Clubhouse Road
Santa Cruz, CA  95060

Play one of America’s greatest golf courses – ranked #13 in Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Courses – and support CFRI programs. This very popular event typically sells out fast!

For more, please contact:
Scott Hoyt, Tournament Director