Fundraise for Team PFF

Together We Will Make a Difference

Make a difference in the lives of those affected by pulmonary fibrosis! When you become a volunteer Team PFF Event Leader, you will join forces with passionate individuals and families from around the globe to let the world know we need a cure today. Team PFF Event Leaders host a wide variety of events from climbing mountains to bake sales to internet fundraisers.

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation will provide resources and tools to make planning and hosting your third-party event a success! Proceeds support the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and directly enhance patient services, fund research and PFF signature programs for the pulmonary fibrosis community.

Register Your Event Now  

For more information or for help with your event, please contact Jennifer Bulandr, Director of Community Events and Social Media, at Jennifer@pulmonaryfibrosis.org or 312.239.6729.



become a team pff leader

Team PFF Event Leaders are advocates who actively fundraise, promote, and host third-party events. As a Team PFF Event leader, you are responsible for: 

  • All costs and expenses, including permits, liability insurance, and any licenses required (including those for raffles/games of chance).
  • Ensuring that your event complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing charitable fundraising and gift reporting.
  • Generating media coverage by contacting your local newspaper, radio, and television stations –they would love to hear from you!
  • Recruiting volunteers to help at your event.
  • Promoting your event by creating and posting flyers, posting on social media, etc.

event leader guide and "welcome kiT"

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's Event Leader Guide will provide valuable resources and tools to make planning and hosting your third-party event a success.

After registering your event with the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, you will receive our Event Leader "Welcome Kit," which includes: 

  • Informational fact sheets about pulmonary fibrosis and the PFF to help educate your guests.
  • Ten PFF Breathe Bracelets.
  • A discount code for Shop PFF items, which can be used at your event.
  • A PFF Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month pin to wear the day of your event.
  • A copy of the latest edition of the PFF's magazine, the Breathe Bulletin.
  • A Team PFF eToolkit which includes sample sponsorship letters and other useful tools.
  • An online fundraising page to make donating to and promoting your event as simple as possible! You can set up your personalized online fundraising page on FirstGiving.
  • Publicity for your event on the PFF website, Facebook page, LinkedIn, Twitter account, and in our monthly eNewsletter.

Start an online fundraising page

Join Team PFF from the comfort of your home! Create your online fundraising page through FirstGiving - it is a a quick and easy way to rally your friends and family to support the mission of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Use your page to fundraise and raise awareness as a member of Team PFF and unite, connect, and inspire members of the PFF community worldwide!

To begin fundraising, visit the PFF's First Giving page  and click on "Start Fundraising."

When creating your fundraising page, don’t forget to include:

  • The story of how pulmonary fibrosis has impacted you
  • Information about pulmonary fibrosis
  • Information about the PFF
  • Your contact information
  • A fundraising goal

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