Program

Stay tuned for the PFF Summit 2019 program.

To view the PFF Summit 2017 program, click here. The PFF Summit 2017 program included breakout sessions that were designed to suit the needs of different categories of attendees. However, sessions were open to all attendees who were interested. A majority of the sessions were recorded and can be found on our YouTube channel.


 

Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month (GPFAM )

September 1 – 30

This September, join with those who have been impacted by pulmonary fibrosis (PF) worldwide to unite for GPFAM. Together, we can make a difference in spreading disease awareness, providing enhanced patient support, increasing essential research funding, and ultimately finding a cure!

Join the PF community and turn the internet blue! Start your personal fundraising page at firstgiving.com/PulmonaryFibrosisFoundation/GPFAM2016 or simply click donate to make a gift. Consider asking for donations for your birthday, anniversary or a workplace giving initiative, as we work together to reach our goal of $15,000 during the month of September! YOU can lead the way towards a world without pulmonary fibrosis! 

Creating your fundraise page is easy as 1,2,3:

1. Click on the Fundraise option (IN GREEN)

2. Create your Team in memory or honor of a loved one, a family nickname, or fun group that you want to #BlueUp4PF with

3. Share your Team Link on social media, email or letter and challenge your family and friends to donate and #BlueUp4PF

How can YOU #BlueUp4PF?

Host a #BlueUp4PF bake sale – blueberry muffins, blue cupcakes, blue sugar cookies, blue rice krispie treats, blue frosting on brownies, the options are endless!

Snap a selfie in your PFF blue – For every piece of blue you wear, ask for a donation of $10 or ask family and friends to donate $1 (or other amount) per like your photos receive on social media

  • Blue jeans
  • Blue shirt
  • Paint your nails blue
  • Blue wig or hair dye
  • Order a temporary tattoo to show your spirit

Get your company involved with a blue jeans day. Speak with your manager or HR director to see if employees can wear blue jeans (or other blue apparel) for a day, week or even month if they make a donation to your fundraising.

Start your own event! Use your interests, hobbies or talents as ideas to get started. The options are endless:

  • Walks/runs
  • Golf outings/scramble
  • Garage/art/bake sales
  • Happy hours
  • Marathon/half marathon/endurance events
  • Cook or bake-off (cupcakes, chili, etc.)
  • Block parties
  • Trivia nights 

We want to hear from YOU! Send your pictures and stories on the #BlueUp4PF challenge to development@pulmonaryfibrosis.org.

We envision a world without pulmonary fibrosis. Thank you for leading the way! 

Worldwide