On September 29th, take steps to cure cystic fibrosis by participating in Great Strides. Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that causes life-threatening lung infections and premature death. It affects tens of thousands of children and adults. Great Strides -- a nationwide fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -- raises money to support vital research for a cure. It’s the perfect way for friends, families and co-workers to come together and make a difference. To find a walk near you, call 1-888-CURE-4-CF or visit online at www.cff.org.