This should be the reason they feel breathless.

Jim spends his days filling prescriptions and helping people take care of their health, hardly pausing to catch his breath. Six-year-old Marilou is breathless but invigorated with ice-time. Blake loves to run until he’s gasping for air. Too often, cystic fibrosis is the reason they’re wheezing, needing to breathe deeply, unable to catch their breath. Too often cystic fibrosis takes away their better reasons for feeling the way they do. Help people with cystic fibrosis feel breathless for all the right reasons. For Tim, Marilou, Pearl, and the thousands of Canadians living with cystic fibrosis, be the reason for a cure. Donate now.


The most common fatal genetic disease affecting children and young adults in Canada, cystic fibrosis impacts over 4,200 Canadians, from babies to adults. With your support, huge strides have been made in understanding the disease, helping people live longer than ever. But too many people living with cystic fibrosis still die too young, their lungs and digestive system unable to fight any longer. You can fight for them. Breathe life into a cure.


“When Madison was born we felt so positive about the research being done that we gave her the middle name ‘Hope.’”

- Tammy Strong, mother of Mikayla and Madison


We’ve invested $253 million in groundbreaking research and clinical care over 50 years, investing millions more every year in lifesaving research and the search for a cure.


Advocacy work has resulted in cystic fibrosis screening for newborns in every province and helps provide affordable access to powerful new medications.

New Therapies

The research supported uncovers new treatments and effective individualized therapies for people living with cystic fibrosis.

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Funding supports 42 clinics across the country which help people with cystic fibrosis manage the disease, suffer less and live longer.

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