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The spirit of giving

It’s the end of 2017. That means it’s time to send in those end of year donations. Want to give to some amazing charities actually doing good in the world? I’ve compiled a list for you! 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Obviously, I’m biased toward CFF. They fund amazing research that is saving people’s lives! Don’t you want to be part of that? Not only that, but 90 cents of every dollar goes directly to advocacy and CF research. If you donate to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, you know your money is going to be spent wisely and is going to make a difference. Since cystic fibrosis is an orphan disease (that means it’s really, really rare), people with CF rely on your donations to fund research. As well, Congress just cut the orphan drug tax credit, meaning companies are not going to get as much incentive for studying orphan diseases and creating drugs to treat them. The CF Foundation needs people like you to donate to CF research so we can find a cure for CF SOON. —

The Boomer Esiason Foundation- The Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) gives scholarships to people with CF to pursue their academic goals, creates podcasts to encourage CFers and their family members, participated in races across the country, and provides educational information about cystic fibrosis. Founded by Boomer Esiason, this foundation chooses to lift people with CF up on a regular basis. BEF provided for a large portion of my academic endeavors, and for that, I (and many other CFers) am eternally grateful.

The HealthWell Foundation- The HealthWell Foundation funds medical needs of people with various diseases who need a little help paying for medications, including (but not limited to) cystic fibrosis, ALS, Hepatitis C, head and neck cancer, and macular degeneration. I recently stumbled upon the HealthWell Foundation, although I wish I had found t sooner. It’s an amazing resource for people with chronic illness. However, it is only able to continue helping people through generous donations. Several of its previous grants have been closed due to lack of funding. You can help keep these funds open by donating to the HealthWell Foundation.

Make-A-Wish Foundation-Most people have heard of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. They give kids diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition one wish that they will grant. The child can ask for either: someone to meet, someone to be, somewhere to go, or something to have. For instance, I wished for a trip to Rome. I know a girl who wished for a horse. Some people wish to meet their favorite celebrity, go to an awards show, or be a fireman for the day. Through donated airplane miles, money, and times, the Make-A-Wish Foundation is able to grant every child’s wish. They help families create wonderful memories and let the kids take their minds off of their illness, even if it’s just for a little while.

So there you have it! A list of 4 incredible charities to donate to who are doing good in the world. Continue the spirit of giving and donate today! 


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