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Rock CF Foundation

The Rock CF Foundation is a 501(C)3 nonprofit corporation founded and led by cystic fibrosis (CF) patient Emily Schaller. The Rock CF Foundation is dedicated to increasing the quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis, utilizing the arts, entertainment, fashion and fitness to support research initiatives and heighten public awareness in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

Cystic fibrosis is a rare genetic disorder that causes the body to produce thick and sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and pancreas, making it hard for patients to breathe and absorb nutrients from food. This thick mucus causes recurring lung infections and loss of lung function. 

The idea for Rock CF began in 2004 when Emily wanted to raise awareness in a cool way for people in the 18-35 age group. She put together a rock concert called "Just Let Me Breathe" that raised thousands of dollars for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This experience inspired her to do more and so she founded Rock CF to further empower CF patients and raise money for CF research. You can check out Emily’s full story on our blog here!

 

 Interested in supporting Rock CF? Go to www.careandwear.com/rockcf and check out our Rock CF Bolt PICC Line Cover and Bolt Chest Access Kids Tee Shirt ! A portion of your total purchase will go back to funding cystic fibrosis research, raising awareness and providing resources to families affected by cystic fibrosis.

 

ROCK CF PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Interested in getting more involved? Check out Rock CF’s Kicks Back program. Kicks Back donates hundreds of running shoes to people with cystic fibrosis and registers them for a running race of their choice to promote CF healing through running! Rock CF also holds family days, education days, storytelling events and conferences to inspire and empower those affected by cystic fibrosis. Visit www.letsrockcf.org for more information!