Fundraising Events

CFRI’s Virtual Gala: A Breath of Fresh Air

Saturday, October 17, 2020

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


CFRI’s A BREATH OF FRESH AIR – A GALA TO RAISE CYSTIC FIBROSIS AWARENESS AND SUPPORT THE SEARCH FOR A CF CURE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! CFRI’s first virtual gala to celebrate research progress and our 45th anniversary was a tremendous success! Thanks to our caring community, we raised over $125,000. The inspirational evening featured diverse voices from our community, music, and the presentation of the 2020 CF Champion Award to the amazing Mary Helmers, RN.

Unable to attend on October 17th? Watch On Demand.

A Breath of Fresh Air was sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, AbbVie, Chiesi USA, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, and NBC Bay Area, with additional support from Alcresta Therapeutics, Foundation Care, Heritage Bank, Mylan, and Alliance Rx Walgreens + Prime.

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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
dscott.hoyt@gmail.com